Chheav Chenda and her daughter, Malita, were attacked with acid in 2008 in Phnom Penh. They now live in a poor shantytown, shunned by most of Cambodian society. Photos: AP; Corbis; Tibor Krausz

A life sentence: Cambodia's acid-attack victims face an agonising future

Gruesomely disfigured, shunned by society and often penniless, victims deal with the harsh realities caused by a malicious attack, writes Tibor Krausz.

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Chheav Chenda and her daughter, Malita, were attacked with acid in 2008 in Phnom Penh. They now live in a poor shantytown, shunned by most of Cambodian society. Photos: AP; Corbis; Tibor Krausz
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