A screenshot of the video posted to Facebook on October 5.

Stung Treng Authorities Defend Violent Arrest Methods

A Stung Treng spokesperson has defended the use of violence in arrests related to “red-handed” crimes as he responded to a video of seemingly unnecessary violence while handcuffing a man in front of his young child.

A photo supplied by Hay Bunna's family showing him in a hospital bed with a scar on his right arm.

Family Distraught Over Scavenger’s Death After Police Custody

A 36-year-old scavenger accused of stealing under $30 of car equipment died after three days in police custody in Phnom Penh, as the family alleges violence but police and an autopsy say the death was caused by a chronic illness.

Authorities conduct investigations in response to hotline complaints about human trafficking in Preah Sihanouk, in a photo posted on Interior Minister Sar Kheng’s Facebook page on August 27, 2022.

Authorities Deny Detention, Torture After Launching Trafficking Raids

Authorities released details of several crackdowns on forced labor and human trafficking of foreigners that were reported to the Interior Ministry’s hotline, but a ministry spokesperson again denied foul play or forced labor at almost all raided compounds.