Cambodia: Drug Centers Detain, Abuse ‘Undesirables’
(Bangkok, December 9, 2013) – Cambodian authorities unlawfully detain hundreds of drug users and others deemed “undesirable” in centers where they face torture, sexual violence, and forced labor. Human Rights Watch called for the immediate closure of the country’s eight detention centers that are supposedly for drug dependency treatment.
Human Rights Watch has found that tens of thousands of people in government-run drug detention centers in Vietnam are held without due process for years, forced to work for little or no pay, and suffer torture and physical violence.
Rehab Archipelago: Abuses in Vietnam Drug Detention Centers
October 4, 2011
Workers in many leather tanneries in the Hazaribagh neighborhood of Dhaka, the Bangladesh capital, including children as young as 11, become ill because of exposure to hazardous chemicals and are injured in horrific workplace accidents, Human Rights Watch said in a report releas
In June and July 2009, the Cambodian government forcibly relocated HIV-affected families living in Borei Keila, a housing development in Phnom Penh, to substandard housing at Tuol Sambo, a remote site 25 kilometers from the city.