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Archive for May, 2008

March of the Damned/ La Marche des Damnés

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

“The March of the Damned” (La Marche des Damnés) slideshow is published on the Ka-set website. The same story is also featured on my website in the “latest” section

Working on it

Friday, May 30th, 2008

Sorry, was on the road for the last three days covering the march to Phnom Penh by people evicted from their land in Battambang (VIJ2008045). There should be a slide show on Ka-set this WE and an update on my website as well. CAMBODIA. Angsah Chambak (Pursat). 28/05/2008: Families evicted from Battambang province staying at […]

Rolling Wheelies

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

The wheelies were rolling in Hun Sen gardens this morning as part of the championship for wheelchair athletes organised by the CNVLD (Cambodian National Volleyball League Disabled). The crowds were thin (well… sunday morning at 7!!) but that didn’t prevent the athletes from pushing hard. There is a slideshow on the Ka-set website here.


Friday, May 23rd, 2008

The sacred oxen have not touched the alcohol or the grass. They ate a lot of corn, a moderate amount of rice and some beans. According to the “Bakou” the Kingdom will fare well. Yet another Ploughing Ceremony (VIJ2008042) took place… Yet another rainy season will come… There is a multimedia slideshow on the Ka-set […]

Same same, but he same

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

The judges having reduced access even more for photographers to today’s first hearing at the Pretrial Chambers of the ECCC for IENG Tirith, Minister of Social Affairs during the Khmer Rouge Regime, all images from the tribunal entering History are more and more standardized. Only the feed provided by the tribunal itself will remain. Judges […]

Hatred Day

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

On May 20th 1984 the People’s Republic of Kampuchea organized “Hatred Day” for the first time. I took picture of this in 1989 on my first trip to Cambodia. Today I did it again (VIJ2008039G). The reenactment of Khmer Rouge exactions is new though… There is an audiovisual of today’s ceremony on the Ka-set website […]

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Friday, May 16th, 2008

That is the number of signatures collected by NGO’s from Cambodians who are tired of corruption. Photocopies of the documents were delivered by cyclo at the National Assembly today at 9am. Mrs Kek GALABRU and representatives of civil society handing over an anti-corruption petition to the National Assembly. See also here in Ka-set.


Monday, May 12th, 2008

A fire again. But not in the same context… This time no wooden shacks but solid concrete houses on Norodom Blvd, one of the most expensive areas of Phnom Penh (VIJ2008038)…