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APLE Cambodia trains national police on Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
With information partly gained through INHOPE trainings, and with financial aid from Terre des Hommes and Bread for the World, our hotline analysts have provided the Anti-Human Trafficking Police of Cambodia and the Department of Anti-Cyber Crime with trainings related to the investigation of Online crimes related to the sexual exploitation of children.
On June 22-23, in the Province of Siem Reap, APLE and the Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Department (AHJPD) of the National Police jointly organized a skill training on “Investigating sexual crimes against children online” for police officials from (Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battabang, Kampong Thom and Banteay Meanchey). The purpose of the training was to increase skills and capacity in response to sexual crimes against children online.
The training included the different forms of abuse, how they manifest with and without physical contact and the implications on the investigation process.
The session went deep into the understanding of technicalities - Key technical definitions related to investigations of OCSE (ISP, IP, URL, VPN, metadata, end to end encryption, Tor, Darkweb, image hash)
In addition, the training involved international and national laws and policies related to OCSE cases – using the law related to OCSE to assist in the prosecution of offenders, dealing with reports on OCSE – internet hotline and collaboration with law enforcement overseas in OCSE cases and the handling of digital evidence confiscated from crime scenes.
Photo by APLE Cambodia
The training included the different forms of abuse, how they manifest with and without physical contact and the implications on the investigation process.'