Daily Archives: July 19th, 2010

Sex workers are illegally arrested and detained

(Phnom Penh, July 16, 2010) – The Cambodian government should immediately initiate measures to end violence against sex workers and close the institutions of government, during which are detained the victims illegally and abused, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Human Rights Watch called on the Cambodian government also set aside any provisions of the law to combat human trafficking and sexual exploitation in 2008, because they encourage harassment and mistreatment by the police.