Interior Minister Sar Kheng has ordered all prison, detention and rehabilitation center chiefs to accommodate and give full access to delegates from the U.N.’s Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture (SPT), whose five-day mission to assess the use of torture, cruelty and other inhumane treatment in Cambodia began Monday. According to the letter, dated Friday, Mr. Kheng—who also heads the National Preventive Mechanism Committee (NPM) to curb torture, cruelty, inhumanity, persecution and punishment—said the team would “monitor and collect information at detention centers where there are those who are deprived of freedom.” Mr. Kheng said his order was
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