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Envoy's report shifts gaze back to Prey Speu

Nougy Mom bounces her 2-year-old son in her arms as she waits at the gates of Phnom Penh’s notorious centre for “undesirables”, Prey Speu. The 34-year-old mother was there to visit her husband, a rubbish collector like herself, who was rounded up by authorities as he ...

Erin Handley and Kong Meta
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/envoys-report-shifts-gaze-back-prey-speu

New centre for mentally ill planned in wake of Prey Speu mass escape

After a mass escape of 70 inmates from the notorious Prey Speu centre on Sunday, the government said they would take mentally ill people rounded up off the streets and house them on the same site as a Kandal orphanage.   ...

Kong Meta and Erin Handley
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-centre-mentally-ill-planned-wake-prey-speu-mass-escape

Homeless ‘don’t look good’

Police forcibly removed a dozen of the city’s homeless – four of them children – from the streets of central Phnom Penh yesterday, carting them off to the notorious Prey Speu Social Affairs Centre, where two people died last November. ...

Kong Meta and Erin Handley
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/homeless-dont-look-good

Youth justice law ‘due this year’

Cambodia’s first juvenile justice law, in the works for nearly a decade, will be passed by the end of this year, according to the Ministry of Social of Affairs. ...

Zoe Holman
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youth-justice-law-due-year

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