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16th South East Asia Prayer Council

From 8 to 11 October 2019, the Country Director of Cambodian Communiies out of Crisis will be part of the Cambodian delegation to the 16th meeting of the South East Asia Prayer Council.

11 South East Asian nations will be represented at the gathering in Singapore, which this year will have the theme From Glory to Glory and be inspired by these scriptures:

  • “My Name shall be great among the nations.” (Malachi 1: 11 Amp)
  • The mystery … hidden for ages and generations … is now disclosed th the Lord’s people … Christ in you, the hope of glory. (Colossians 1: 26-27)
  • But whenever anyone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. (2 Corinthians 3: 16-18)
Huot Chanthoeun at the Combating Trafficking Forum

CCC Country Director Attends Combating Human Trafficking Forum

CCC Country Director Huot Chanthoeun participated in the third Cambodia National Interfaith Forum on Combating Human Trafficking on14 August. The forym was covened by the National Committee for Counter Trafficking, who reported that police had tackled 78 cases of human trafficking and saved 263 victims in the first six months of this year. That represented increases of 25 and 148 per cent respectively, compared to the same period last year. Phnom Penh municipal and provincial courts had sentenced 101 people to prison and released 25 on bail. Another 63 cases are pending.

In his address to the forum, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng urged the freezing of assets of those involved in human trafficking and other crimes. The minister called for collaboration between the authorities and faith groups to help fight against trafficking. The appeal came after the US Department of Defence downgraded Cambodia’s ranking to Tier 2 in its watch list.