Former salesman Sam Bunnarith, (R) who is an acid attack victim ...
Jul 7th, 2010
(Reuters) - Former salesman Sam Bunnarith, (R) who is an acid attack victim is accompanied by his wife Kimly at a secure shelter run by non-profit organisation "Cambodia Acid Survivors Charity" outside Phnom Penh July 7, 2010. Bunnarith, is blind in both eyes after he was attacked by his own wife due to his infidelity is now serving as a counsellor at the centre for acid attack victims. After years of indifference to a rise in acid attacks across Cambodia, authorities are drafting up legislation to restrict acid sales and to punish perpetrators. The move comes as Cambodia seeks to tidy up its reputation for human rights abuses, rampant corruption, and lax law enforcement, some of many factors that have deterred foreign investors. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (CAMBODIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY POLITICS) -
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