Cambodian inmates endure crowded prisons

While the government estimates that there are 15,000 prisoners, rights groups say the number is much higher.



    The Cambodian government is debating a controversial law to overhaul the country's increasingly overcrowded prison system.
     
    While the government estimates that there are 15,000 prisoners, human rights groups say the true number is much higher.
     
    A look inside a prison in rural Cambodia reveals the conditions many inmates are forced to endure.
     
    Steve Chao reports from Pailin.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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