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I left too early…

It is something I should have learned by now.: never leave a demonstration before everyone is back home… It seems 13 Boeung Kak Lake residents were arrested after a protest where they tried to rebuild a home on the sand of the now filled lake. And I had left already.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 22/05/2012: Venerable Loun Sovath, a Buddhist monk involved in land issues, monitoring members of the Boeung Kak Lake community trying to rebuild a house on the sand of the filled-in lake.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 22/05/2012: Venerable Loun Sovath, a Buddhist monk involved in land issues, monitoring members of the Boeung Kak Lake community trying to rebuild a house on the sand of the filled-in lake.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 22/05/2012: Members of the Boeung Kak Lake community trying to rebuild a house on the sand of the filled-in lake.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 22/05/2012: Members of the Boeung Kak Lake community trying to rebuild a house on the sand of the filled-in lake.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 22/05/2012: Riot police moving in to prevent members of the Boeung Kak Lake community to rebuild a house on the sand of the filled-in lake.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 22/05/2012: Riot police moving in to prevent members of the Boeung Kak Lake community to rebuild a house on the sand of the filled-in lake.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 22/05/2012: Security guards carrying away timber members of the Boeung Kak Lake community were going to use to rebuild a house on the sand of the filled-in lake.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 22/05/2012: Security guards carrying away timber members of the Boeung Kak Lake community were going to use to rebuild a house on the sand of the filled-in lake.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 22/05/2012: Evicted owner of a house at the Boeung Kak Lake community lying on the ground as a protest because he was prevented to rebuild a house on the sand of the filled-in lake.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 22/05/2012: Evicted owner of a house at the Boeung Kak Lake community lying on the ground as a protest because he was prevented to rebuild a house on the sand of the filled-in lake.

And a reminder: ‘Quest for Land‘, 11 years of land issues in Cambodia for the iPad is available on iTunes… Here is the Youtube teaser

3 Responses to “I left too early…”

  1. [...] for trespassing public property and disorderly conduct. The 13 were arrrested on May 22nd during a peacefull protest. CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 24/05/2012: Venerable LOUN Sovath, buddhist monk involved in monitoring land [...]

    Low blows to Human Rights | The Cause of Progress - May 25th, 2012 at 6:02 am

  2. [...] for trespassing public property and disorderly conduct. The 13 were arrrested on May 22nd during a peacefull protest. CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 24/05/2012: Venerable LOUN Sovath, buddhist monk involved in monitoring land [...]

    Low blows to Human Rights | The Cause of Progress - May 25th, 2012 at 6:02 am

  3. [...] for trespassing public property and disorderly conduct. The 13 were arrrested on May 22nd during a peacefull protest. CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 24/05/2012: Venerable LUON Sovath, buddhist monk involved in monitoring land [...]

    © John Vink / Magnum Photos » A Second Blow to Human Rights… - May 25th, 2012 at 6:04 am

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