Meach Bunrith is known as the most powerful brothel owner and one of the most abusive pimps in the border town of Poipet in Banteay Meanchey province, a major point for smuggling goods to and from Thailand. He is said to have powerful military backing, and off-duty but uniformed gendarmes and soldiers work as armed guards at his brothel. On June 17, Meach Bunrith severely beat Nguyen Thi Poeung, a twenty-four-year-old woman who worked in his brothel. Four days later, she died in a local clinic. On June 25, three prostitutes, one of whom had been previously in touch with the human rights organization Adhoc, escaped from Meach Bunrith's brothel and reported the death of Nguyen Thi Poeung to Poipet police. On June 26, a mixed force of gendarmes, police, military, and militia raided the brothel.
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This is also the route that the invading Thai armies used in the opposite direction, as they repeatedly headed south to sack and pillage. Much of the northwest still shows clear Thai influence — not surprising, given that the area has been under Thai control for much of its modern history, and was only finally returned to Cambodia in These days the road is a busy corridor linking the capital to the Thai border and a trade route along which rice is transported from the sparsely populated but fertile plains to the more populous south. A busy river fishing port, Kompong Chhnang takes its name from the terracotta pots chhnang that are produced throughout the district, while the major cottage industry in workaday Pursat is marble carving. Both towns are interesting mainly for the chance to visit the remarkable floating villages on the Tonle Sap lake. The surrounding province once had more temples than Siem Reap, although none was on the scale of Angkor Wat and most have long disappeared.
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Voeun Vuthy was born on December 5, in Siem Reap. He lost his father and other five member of his family to the regime. He presently works for the Ministry of Fine Arts. He also studied at University of Hawaii in bone conversation and remains.
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