They said they were confined there for months as purported victims of sex trafficking. Srey Mao claimed that she, her friends and a number of other sex workers in the centre were instructed by a woman to tell foreign visitors they had been trafficked. For the better part of a decade, Mam has been the celebrated face of anti-human trafficking efforts in Cambodia. With her undeniable charisma and tragic back-story as a former child sex slave, she has rubbed shoulders and traded hugs with Hollywood stars such as Susan Sarandon and Meg Ryan. There's definitely fashions in the donor world.
Cambodia PM Orders Closure of Child Sex Slave Charity
V annith Uy is the owner of what translates from Khmer as a "mobile nail salon", although the word salon is a stretch. Three years ago, when she arrived from the countryside, Uy had a different plan. She wanted to open a hair and beauty salon on proper premises in the Cambodian capital. The man was a police general who frequented the beer garden where Uy worked as a kitchen help, she says. He bought Chamnan for six days and nights. She was allowed to call her mother once a day. Uy received cash payment in full, but her planned salon never materialised.
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Subscriber Account active since. Phnom Penh AFP - Cambodia's premier Hun Sen on Tuesday ordered a Christian charity that rescues child sex slaves to be shut down, after it featured in a recent CNN report that he described as an "insult" to his country. The impoverished Southeast Asian nation has long been a destination for sex tourists, with minors often the victims of a flesh trade aided by endemic corruption. A CNN report broadcast on 25 July featured three girls who were reportedly rescued from the sex trade by Agape International Missions AIM , a charity founded by an American pastor which has been operating in the country since
France 24 is not responsible for the content of external websites. Cambodia's strongman premier on Tuesday said he will not force a Christian charity that rescues child sex slaves to shut after the group apologised for featuring in a media report he disliked. The impoverished Southeast Asian nation has long been a destination for sex tourists, with minors often the victims of a flesh trade aided by endemic corruption. A CNN report broadcast last month featured three girls who were reportedly rescued from the sex trade by AIM, a charity founded by an American pastor and operating in the country since