In prison, Cambodian babies grow in squalid conditions as war on drugs rages

In prison, Cambodian babies grow in squalid conditions as war on drugs rages

4/2/2019 1:37:00 AM

In prison, Cambodian babies grow in squalid conditions as war on drugs rages

Since the Cambodian government started a war on drugs in 2017, the number of prisoners has considerably increased. Among them are pregnant women ...

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