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Meshed bars block the entrance to the Prey Speu center. (Ananth Baliga/VOD)

Ministry: Deaths at Prey Speu Center, but No Negligence

The Social Affairs Ministry has confirmed an unspecified number of people dying at the notorious Prey Speu detention center after a local rights group alleged deaths and inadequate care, but a spokesperson denied any negligence or wrongdoing.

General Hing Bun Hieng, in a photograph posted to the ruling CPP’s website.

PM Bodyguard Chief Denies Grabbing Orphanage Land

General Hing Bun Hieng, the head of the Prime Minister Bodyguard Unit sanctioned by the U.S. for alleged human rights abuses, has been accused by a Johnson & Johnson-linked orphanage of attempting to take over its prime waterfront land.