7 staff honoured for their work helping protect Cambodia’s vulnerable children CPU staff and international experts involved in assisting the unit have been given awards for their work in child protection and services to Cambodia. The 7 – 5 CPU staff and 2 experts – received their honours from In Bora, Deputy National Police Chief…

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First of its kind initiative in Cambodia by CPU sees international experts offer murder case training for local police officers A unique Homicide Symposium organised by the Child Protection Unit (CPU) to train Cambodian police officers and prosecutors in the latest crime investigation techniques has been a huge success. The 6-day event – the first…

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Horrific Double Murder of Grandmother and Child Kompong Cham


Task Force ECHO 19 Joint Task Force ECHO19 has been established comprising of the CPU, Ministry of Interior and Kompong Cham Police Command to investigate the horrific murders of a grandmother and her 6 year old grandchild on the 2nd of April 2019. The headless bodies of the victims were discovered in bush land on…

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MURDER & RAPE 5 yr Old Task Force GOLF18


A Joint Task Force has been established with Prey Veng Police Command to investigate the horrific rape and murder of a little 5yr old girl. At about 10am on the 17th of April , little Chan Sreydat, 5 years old, left her home with her 2 sisters to walk approximately 150 meters to their local…

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Brutal Attempted Murder of a 9yr old Female Case 189/2017


A 22-year-old male has been arrested and is to be charged with the attempted Murder of a 9yr old girl. The 9yr old female victim was located unconscious and semi-naked a short distance from her home in Mean Chey District of Phnom Penh at about 7.30pm on the 31st of October, 2017. The CPU was…

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A Horrific and Tragic Homicide of a 3yr old Boy Kompong Cham


On the 27th of September at about 3 pm Him Saroth a 3yr old male was playing near his home in Sromor Commune, Cheung Prey District, Kompomg Cham Provience. At this time his mentally ill uncle had managed to free himself from the restraints that held him in his room. The boy’s uncle took possession…

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100 Women and the Child Protection Unit: A unique partnership


In Cambodia, many children are vulnerable to abuse. We can’t always stop it, but we can make sure that when it happens they are treated with the sensitivity and care they desperately need. Thanks to an unique partnership between philanthropy and empowerment organisation 100 Women and the Child Protection Unit, 22 exceptional women recently participated…

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‘For child victims of rape, help is scarce’, Phnom Penh Post


Full article: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-weekend/child-victims-rape-help-scarce With only limited improvement in recent years, the gap in the Kingdom’s social-care services leaves many abuse victims without hope. While 9-year-old Nari deals with the trauma of her rape, her mother fears stigma from fellow villagers, and struggles to see a future for the family in the absence of specialized support. Nari…

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Child Protection Unit: ‘Fugitive Dutch Pedophile Caught In Cambodia’, NL


Read the full article here. A Dutchman on the loose after a conviction in Belgium on child sexual abuse and child pornography charges was caught in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Friday. The arrest happened at about noon local time, reported the Phnom Penh Post based on information from the international task force, Child Protection Unit.…

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