Why did successive US administrations turn a blind eye to the brutal, repressive and corrupt Han Sen regime in Cambodia? Here are a few pointers for Q researchers.
“The United States is Cambodia’s biggest trading partner, receiving a third of Cambodian exports, worth almost $3 billion a year.
The report said no member of the Hun family had ever been prosecuted”
“The domestic companies they are affiliated to have been accused of a litany of abuses, including the theft of land and natural resources, violence and intimidation against local populations and environmental devastation,”
These companies were linked to big international brands such as Apple, Nokia, Visa, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Nestlé, Durex and Honda, and many others.
“The latest trend seems to be sexual abuse of children in Cambodian orphanages. Male perpetrators, in the guise of tourists or volunteers, get easy access to underage girls and boys.”
Child sex trafficking. Children as young as 3 are being sold as slaves for sex. By some estimates, hundreds of thousands of children are bought, sold, or kidnapped around the world each year and then forced to have sex with men. ECPAT Cambodia reports that as many as one third of the trafficking victims in prostitution are children
Children in these orphanages are rarely given an education, instead being put to work until the tourists come to visit, when they’re wheeled out as bait for donations.
The rapid growth of poorly run charities in Cambodia is putting children at increased risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. More than 90 percent of so-called orphanages operate privately,
Smolek worked for Hillary Clinton’s State Department in Cambodia, which is a hotspot for human trafficking, child sex trafficking, and child sex tourism-especially Phnom Penn where Smolek was based.