Police Abuse Sex Workers in Cambodia

A study conducted by Human Rights Watch revealed police frequently detain and abuse sex workers in Cambodia.
 
After interviewing over 90 sex workers, the study showed that many are beaten with fists stick and electronic batons whilst in police custody – several also said officers raped them and demanded bribes.

Police are known to justify the abuse inder a 2008 cambodian law that criminalizes public solicitation.
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