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Archive for June, 2009

20 years ago it started

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

20 years ago it started in Hungary. The first domino to fall, followed by Czechoslowakia, East Germany, Romania… 1989 was an incredible year… End of March I was in Hungary to work on a chapter of the Refugees book. There were pro-democracy demonstrations in the streets… Little did we know how far this would go.

Off to no Internet

Friday, June 12th, 2009

I am off to Brussels tomorrow and will not have constant access to the Internet for some time…

DAY 26

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Day 26 is the last one for me at the ECCC for some time: I’ll be off to Brussels this saturday and be back in Penh at the beginning of August. I sure am going to miss quite a bit: the testimonies of Mam Nay, interrogator at S21, Him Houy, guard at S21. They are […]

DAY 25

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

DAY 24

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Things caught up again after one week of intermission…

Mothers Day

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Group 78

Friday, June 5th, 2009


Friday, June 5th, 2009

On June 4th 1989 I left Cambodia. I would be coming back: October 10th of the same year, but in the refugee camps of Site 2 and Khao-i-Dang.