Envoy calls for prison reform

Rhona Smith, the UN special rapporteur for human rights in Cambodia, who is on a three-day trip to the Kingdom, yesterday voiced her concern about overcrowding in prisons caused by an increase in temporary detentions before trials. Ms. Smith, on her third visit to Cambodia, raised her concerns with Minister of Justice Ang Vong Vathana at the ministry yesterday, spokesperson Chin Malin told reporters afterwards. …

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