Human Rights Watch: “Skin on the Cable”

24 February 2010

The illegal arrest, arbitrary detention and torture of people who use drugs in Cambodia

In this 93-page report Human Rights Watch documents detainees being beaten, raped, forced to donate blood, and subjected to painful physical punishments such as "rolling like a barrel" and being chained while standing in the sun. Human Rights Watch also reported that a large number of detainees told of receiving rotten or insect-ridden food and symptoms of diseases consistent with nutritional deficiencies.

Read the full report.