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Gutted…

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

About 50 households form the informal settlement of Boeung Chouk saw almost all of their belongings go up in smoke during a blaze the previous night. It is dry season, and paired with a sustained wind, fires obliterating these piled up constructions in wood are not uncommon (see HERE).

Prayer Day…

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Prayer day at the riverside pagoda…

Not All The Monks Listen…

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Not all the buddhist monks in Cambodia listen to their hierarchic superiors. The day after Tep Vong, the supreme patriarch of Cambodia’s Mohanikaya Buddhist sect, and Bou Kry, supreme patriarch of the Dhammayuth sect, suggested there should be a law preventing monks from voting or taking a political stance, some 60 monks led a demonstration […]

Kampong Speu Villagers Insist…

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

The villagers from Kampong Speu province who were affected by ‘Okhna’ Ly Yong Phat’s sugar plantation, which, at one point, was financed by ANZ Royal bank, showed up in front of the bank’s head office, seeking a response to several meetings they had about a compensation. ANZ Royal had notified the villagers that the loan […]

Boeung Kak Lake Protest Up Close

Monday, December 15th, 2014

The number of protests by the community of Boeung Kak is hard to keep track of. And the visual possibilities are reaching a certain limit. Hence this close-up version…

Sunday Support…

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

After a short interruption due to the Peace March of the previous week, a small crowd of family members, supporters and monks again spent their sunday morning tugging along in a string of tuk-tuks on the dusty road to Prey Sar prison to show their support to the 18 land rights activists and buddhist monks […]

Concern at the Court and Trouble at the Wat.

Friday, December 12th, 2014

There was an appeals hearing this morning for Ouk Pich Samnang, land rights activist, and Meach Sovannara, oppostion CNRP lawmaker, both arrested for two different incidents during protests over a month ago. There are 16 more land rights activists and buddhist monks who were jailed early November during various protests linked to land issues. On […]

End of Peace March: Human Rights Day…

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Citizens and monks who had been walking from various parts of the country,towards Phnom Penh over the last 5 days during a ‘Peace March’, were joined by a crowd of factory and construction workers in front of the National Assembly to celebrate International Human Rights Day. See also HERE, HERE, and HERE. There are videos […]