Phnom Penh, Cambodia – the Banteay Meanchey provincial court sentenced Khoun Vanna today to five years-imprisonment for rape and attempted rape of underage girls. In addition, the court ordered him to pay 10 million Riel to his two victims. The accused, a disabled but powerful
Sihanoukville, Cambodia – A member of the French Judiciary, and director of a child-focused NGO was arrested on 14th of October on suspicion of sexually abusing multiple boys living in the NGO with the suspect. The arrest came as a result of report-abuse information provided
This morning, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court convicted Cambodian national Som Sopheak for having sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old boy. He was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay 10 million riels as compensation to the victim. Sopheak was arrested in March
Yesterday, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court heard the case of famous Cambodian singer Chanta S., charged with Procurement of Child Prostitution and Unlawful Removal of a Minor with Purpose. She is accused of bringing a 14-year-old girl to a man for sexual purposes in exchange
Yesterday, the Appeal Court increased the amount of compensation to be paid by Japanese national Kato Atsushi to the girl whom he sexually abused as a child from 400.000 to five million riels ($1250 US), following an appeal lodged by her lawyers provided by the
Date: 11 September 2014 For Immediate Release Yesterday, a 49-year-old Cambodian national was arrested by the Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Police in Siem Reap on suspicion of sexually abusing underage boys. The arrest was a result of an investigation by the police and APLE,
This morning, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court convicted four Vietnamese nationals – three of which are women – of procuring child prostitution. Nguyen Thykamseang, Lea Thy Ban, Yur Thyteak and Sen Dary were sentenced to seven years in prison each for facilitating girls aged between
Yesterday, Phnom Penh Municipal Court hands down two charges of indecent act against a minor under 15 and sexual intercourse with a minor under 15 to a 51-year-old Australian national after his arrest by the Anti-Human Trafficking police on suspicion of sexually abusing 6 boys
Yesterday, our Team Leader and the new Deputy Commissioner in charge of the Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit in Preah Sihanouk province, Col. Ms. Pen Kanha, met to strengthen cooperation between APLE and Sihanoukville Police in the fight against child sexual abuse and exploitation.
Our Training and Community Coordinator raising awareness! This time, 26 people from Khan Russeykeo, Phnom Penh, learned about child sexual abuse and grooming techniques and are now more prepared to protect children. Thanks to Riverkids Foundation for organizing the event!
Yesterday, a 51-year-old Australian national was arrested by the Anti-Human Trafficking police on suspicion of sexually abusing at least three boys aged between five and 11 years and of producing child pornography. The suspect was arrested in the morning while leaving his apartment in Phnom
Yesterday, 55 chiefs and deputy chiefs of tourism offices from 25 municipalities and provinces were trained by our Deputy Director of Field Operations, in Phnom Penh. At the event, called Training of Trainers (ToT) on Child Safe Tourism, the officials were equipped with a higher
Our team was warmly received at the Build Bright University yesterday! They conducted a training session for 49 students on how to identify grooming techniques and recognize possible behaviour change in victimized children. This was the fourth training led by APLE in Battambang since our
This morning, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court convicted Cambodian nationals Chan Sreylak, Soeun Sreypov and Kim Laiseak for aggravated procurement of and soliciting for child prostitution. Each of them was sentenced to five years in prison and they were ordered to pay, together, two million
Yesterday, the Supreme Court upheld the verdict against Austrian national Olaf Achleitner, who was convicted in 2008 for having sexual intercourse with two 14-year-old boys. He was sentenced by Phnom Penh Municipal Court to ten years in prison and ordered to pay four million riels