Cambodians beaten, raped and killed at Illegal Detention Camp funded by UN

Publication date: 29 October 2010

Excerpt from a story published in The Guardian on 28 July, by Ben Doherty. 

UN funding is being used to run a brutal internment camp for the destitute in Cambodia where detainees are held for months without trial, raped and beaten, sometimes to death, former inmates have told the Guardian.

The Prey Speu facility, 12 miles from Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital, is officially described as a "social affairs centre" offering education and healthcare to vulnerable people...