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Archive for February, 2008

Oh, nice car…

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Spent basically the whole day (well: from 6:50 am to 5:30 pm, with a short break for lunch) staring at a street barred by a bench and policemen sometimes sitting on that bench. The bench and the policemen were following the movements and developments of the shadows on the surface of the street. The street […]

Spotlight/Love Parade

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Was it Berlin? No, just Phnom Penh. But not as usual… Yesterday EPIC Arts and several other NGO’s organised a colourfull Spotlight parade (VIJ2008011) along the riverfront. The motto was ‘Look at their abilities, not their disabilities’. It was great fun for the kids. They can be proud of what they achieved. And the message […]


Thursday, February 21st, 2008

Following the release of several reports on land issues slamming the Cambodian authorities for their management regarding evictions, Andong, the place where were relocated (dumped?) those evicted from the Sambok Chhap squat in June 2006, was visited by a joint delegation of all the main Human Rights organisations (LICADHO, ADHOC, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, […]


Wednesday, February 20th, 2008



Sunday, February 17th, 2008

You can read Khmer Chronicles Nr6 on the Magnum weblog here… Nr6? Six months that I’m doing this… Not bad for someone who thought he would never indulge in doing a blog…

Khmer Chronicles sent

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

Sent the text and pictures for issue nr 6 of the Khmer Chronicles on the Magnum Blog a few days ago. But ain’t seeing nothing yet… Waiting… CAMBODIA. Kambol (Phnom Penh). 4/02/2008: Press and public canteen during first appearance at the pre-trial chambers of the ECCC (Extraordinary Chambers at the Courts of Cambodia) of Mr. NUON […]

Gone and sent

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

A DVD x 69 pictures (Nuon Chea etc…) and some signatures for prints is in the air to the Magnum Paris office… Should be available by monday or tuesday. BELGIUM. Sombreffe. 25/02/1974

Money issues at Dey Krohom

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

At Dey Krohom too they were celebrating Chinese New Year yesterday. Like all the Chinese and Vietnamese in the world (and like many Cambodians: even Prime Minister Hun Sen acknowledged the fact by saying that when the Chinese celebrate New Year the Cambodians get drunk). Those from Dey Krohom burned fake money and hoped they […]