Cambodia: Exclusive footage reveals deplorable prison conditions

Amnesty International is releasing shocking footage providing first-hand evidence of the inhumane conditions and extreme overcrowding inside one of Cambodia’s prisons.

The organization recently called the country’s detention facilities a “ticking time bomb” for a potentially disastrous coronavirus outbreak.

“These deplorable conditions make a mockery of ‘physical distancing’ and show the Cambodian authorities’ utter neglect for these inmates’ basic rights, even during a pandemic,” said David Griffiths, Director in the Office of the Secretary-General at Amnesty International.

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