Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap

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Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap

Post by khmerre » Tue Feb 23, 2016 3:53 pm

Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap


Khmer Times / Srey Kumneth Monday, 22 February 2016

Five female prostitutes were arrested in Siem Reap City on Saturday, according to local officials. Police worked with residents to identify the women, whose ages ranged from 25 to 45, said Doung Thavry, chief of the Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection office in Siem Reap.


Last year, according to Mrs. Thavry, around 26 workers were taken into police custody for “re-education” and were asked to sign an agreement to stop working in the industry. She added that many of the women have no choice besides sex work to support themselves and their families.


“Most of them sell their bodies because they have to support their life and their children,” Mrs. Thavry said. Saturday’s arrests were not the first police attempt to clamp down on the sex trade in the busy tourist city this year, however.


“Early this year, the police detained five more women who promised to stop doing that. Because the police just wanted the city to be more attractive for tourism,” Mrs. Thavry said, adding that the culture of sex work in their city bred anarchy.
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Re: Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap

Post by Yobbo » Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:19 pm

“Early this year, the police detained five more women who promised to stop doing that. Because the police just wanted the city to be more attractive for tourism,” Mrs. Thavry said, adding that the culture of sex work in their city bred anarchy.[/quote]


Another fine example of Cambodian logic!
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Re: Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap

Post by juansweetpotato » Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:36 pm

I could understand the newsworthiness if it had been white women. Incidentaly, how many white prostitutes are working in Siam Reap nowadays?
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Re: Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap

Post by John Bingham » Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:54 pm

juansweetpotato wrote:I could understand the newsworthiness if it had been white women. Incidentaly, how many white prostitutes are working in Siam Reap nowadays?


According to the statistics, about 75,000. Most of them are underage.
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Re: Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap

Post by juansweetpotato » Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:58 pm

John Bingham wrote:
juansweetpotato wrote:I could understand the newsworthiness if it had been white women. Incidentaly, how many white prostitutes are working in Siam Reap nowadays?


According to the statistics, about 75,000. Most of them are underage.
BIG lol.
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Re: Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap

Post by phuketrichard » Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:26 pm

In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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Re: Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap

Post by juansweetpotato » Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:38 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
I liked that and was encouraged to click one of the links. This came up :whip:

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Re: Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap

Post by obelisks » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:48 pm

a very thinly divided line as to what exactly defines prostitution...............
reminds me of the dialogue in a Woody Allen movie in 1991 shadows and Fog

Kleinmann:
Uh, I've... I've never paid for sex in my life.

Prostitute: Oh, you just think you haven't. [laughs]
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Post by Jamie_Lambo » Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:30 am

juansweetpotato wrote:
phuketrichard wrote:
I liked that and was encouraged to click one of the links. This came up :whip:

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haha this is george carlin at his best haha
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Re: Five Women Arrested for Prostitution in Siem Reap

Post by Rutiger » Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:36 am

I'm sure the police strongly encouraged those women to continue providing sex, just not to accept or expect money for it.
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