The Ministry of Interior’s general department of prisons has been advised to address prison overcrowding and transportation issues between prisons and courts as it begins to tackle its 2013 to 2018 strategic plan for the country’s jails. The advice was given at the start of a two-day consultative workshop between the government and U.N. and NGO representatives in Phnom Penh on Thursday, which looked at the progress made and challenges that remain following the implementation of the 2008 to 2013 strategic plan for prisons. “Significant progress has been achieved in the last five years” in terms of the
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