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Vannak, the head of news for Cambodian Television Network and its sister station Cambodian News Channel, took issue with the headline of the story for claiming that the girls were Cambodian and with a story highlight calling Svay Pak a persistent “hot spot” for child trafficking.The women in an accompanying video speak both Khmer and Vietnamese.“They cannot make the general view that Cambodian mothers still sell their girls for sex; it’s not fair,” he said.Vannak said the network had received the union’s letter and replied that it would discuss the concerns. Bun Eng nor the head of the Interior Ministry’s anti-human trafficking department, Pol Phithey, could be reached on Sunday.Sexual exchange has existed in Cambodia for centuries, but the events of the 20th century created a very unstable situation.It lobbies for legal and human rights and better working conditions for sex workers and aims to amend the 2008 law.Some children are sold by their own parents, others are lured by what they think are legitimate job offers like waitressing.During the Khmer Rouge years (1975–1979) prostitution was completely banned and punishable by death resulting in its virtual elimination in a highly authoritarian social system.Under the new State of Cambodia (1979–1993) commercial sex started to re-emerge.
In reaction, Huy Vannak, director of the Union of Journalist Federations of Cambodia—who is also a member of the ruling CPP and an undersecretary of state at the Interior Ministry—criticized what the group described as “fake news” being peddled by CNN.“I saw CNN broadcasted the short documentary many times and headlines have been changed,” Mr. “I notice that there are mistakes…in interpretation that may affect Cambodia’s reputation around the world.”Contacted on Sunday, Mr.On Tuesday CNN removed “Cambodian” from the headline.But the story and video both describe Svay Pak as a former epicenter of child trafficking.The story also points out that the problem has subsided considerably and that most of the community’s residents are undocumented Vietnamese migrants. Brewster and his director of investigations, Eric Meldrum, could not be reached. Meldrum did not respond to an email requesting comment.CNN also has not replied to requests for comment, though Mr.