Thailand and Cambodia cooperate on cross border migrant workers

Thailand and Cambodia cooperate on cross border migrant workers

Protecting migrant workers rights and enhancing multi-stakeholder dialogue to prevent human trafficking between Thailand and Cambodia will be front and centre at an international conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia today, April 25. Organised by Italian humanitarian non-governmental organisation (NGO) Civil Volunteer Group (GVC), the two-day gathering at the Hotel Angkor Miracle will focus on the […]

Directive Opens Door For Surrogacy Babies to Leave Cambodia

Directive Opens Door For Surrogacy Babies to Leave Cambodia

A new directive by Cambodia’s Council of Ministers clarifies the future of dozens of unborn babies following the crackdown last year on illegal commercial surrogacy undertaken in the county. Approved by Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen on March 24, but not officially enacted until signed yesterday by Sou Phirin, a secretary of state at the Council of […]

Cambodia gets tough with human trafficking: “you can not hide” says DPM

Cambodia gets tough with human trafficking: “you can not hide” says DPM

Cambodia’s efforts to stamp out human trafficking in the Kingdom is being hampered by “some nasty individual officers” that are “crueler than animals” according to the country’s deputy prime minister Sar Kheng. Warning corrupt officials involved in human trafficking and transnational crimes involving people that “we will not tolerate your cruelty”, Mr Kheng said the government […]

Aussie nurse’s Cambodia arrest focuses spotlight on surrogacy, Australian passport integrity (video)

Aussie nurse’s Cambodia arrest focuses spotlight on surrogacy, Australian passport integrity (video)

The arrest of Australian nurse Tammy Davis-Charles two weeks ago on human trafficking related charges has thrust the Cambodian government into the commercial surrogacy spotlight resulting in a flurry of confused, confusing, and at times contradictory statements from Cambodian officials. At the same time the ease with which Ms Davis-Charles was able to obtain passports for […]