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From The Old Negatives…

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Summertime is sifting through the old negatives to find unedited photographs and scanning time. For me at least… These might end up in ‘This is not Belgium’. Or maybe not. Part of an ongoing project called ‘This is not Belgium’. See HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE or HERE

The Boeung Kak Lake Farce…

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

So a Chinese investors pulls out of the Boeung Kak lake development, letting the air out of a bloated balloon… It is an old story by now, but with this split the last chapter of the Boeung Kak lake has not been written yet: 3000 families were evicted from Boeung Kak lake by a development […]

World Cup… But In 1986…

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Here is a small sample of a story shot for ‘Libération’ back in 1986. There is much more AT THIS LINK.

World Press Bashing Day Coming?

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

How cynical can the Cambodian authorities be? On the day before the World Press Freedom Day, VOD journalist Lay Samean was beaten unconscious by auxiliary police forces armed with metal bars and wooden sticks. During the numerous violent crackdowns by authorities on demonstrators over the last few months, journalists have been relatively spared and were […]

Labour Day Parade As It Should Be…

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

If you have doubts about the possibility of having Labour Day parades nowadays in Cambodia, here are a few photographs from past ones in Phnom Penh. There is nothing wrong with them. They celebrate those who work to make some people rich… They celebrate those who make your designer’s t-shirt for a monthly salary which […]


Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

It is raining. Good time for scanning never-edited photographs from the 80′s in Belgium. Might eventually feed the ‘This is not Belgium’ project… More on ‘This is not Belgium’ HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, or HERE… PS: I changed the layout of the weblog, giving you bigger photographs. But I lost all the sidebar content. […]

The Trial

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The 21 factory workers, activists and union leaders who were arrested in Phnom Penh on January 2nd and 3rd during the violent crackdown on worker’s demonstrations for higher wages which resulted in 4 deaths by bullets (a 5th worker was seen wounded but disappeared and is presumed dead) is going on at the Phnom Penh […]

Rohingya Issue Not New…

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

I updated the story I did on Rohingya refugees from Myanmar in Bangladesh back in 1992 with new scans and never before edited photographs. The full story on my website can be found HERE.