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Damage uncertain: Vision blurry for survivor of acid attack

After receiving burns to 40 per cent of his body in an acid attack and undergoing surgery five times, 41-year-old Hak Ay now has blurred vision in both eyes, according to the Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity (CASC). The survivor of this year’s first recorded acid attack ...

Amelia Woodside
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/damage-uncertain-vision-blurry-survivor-acid-attack

Acid services reduced

With acid attacks in steep decline – not a single attack has been recorded so far this year – the only organisation working directly with acid survivors on the ground is scaling back its services by 75 per cent. Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity (CASC) is no ...

Amelia Woodside
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/acid-services-reduced

Justice still elusive for acid victims

Two years after Cambodia’s Acid Law took effect, and one year after a subsequent sub-decree further regulated the dangerous substance, significant hurdles remain in securing justice for victims of acid attacks, according to a paper published in the Cambodian Law and Policy Journalon Sunday. In her paper, ...

Stuart White
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/justice-still-elusive-acid-victims

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