Posts Tagged “Photographer”

Boeung Kak visit the new Phnom Penh Governor

Boeung Kak and Borei Keila residents gathered in front of the Phnom Penh Municipality to ask for a resolution to the on going land dispute in Boeung Kak. Protesters also used the occasion to protest the imprisonment of fellow community member Yorm Bopha, who was arrested and imprisoned in early Sept 2012. At around 2pm […]

Sesan River Dam

Construction of the Lower Sesan 2 Dam in Stung Treng province will begin in 2014 and the government will spend next year relocating some 5,000 people from villages that are located in the dam’s future reservoir area, but neither a start date for construction nor details of compensation for those to be affected has been […]

Interview in the Phnom Penh Post

Film reveals human cost of Cambodia’s development BY SOO JIN KIM After three years spent filming the lives of three extraordinary individuals including an HIV-positive widow and a monk turned human-rights defender, a hard-hitting documentary about the human cost of development in Cambodia will be released next year. The Cause for Progress explores the impact […]

For Tim Sakmony

After the morning ceremony for Borei Keila, the ambience switched tones to celebrate the release of Tim Sakmony. She had spent more than 100 days in pre-trial detention. See the post about the day of the trial here: http://blog.thecauseofprogress.com/2012/12/27/trials-and-verdicts/

Borei Keila – One year after..

Today marked the one-year memorial of a violent eviction that saw some 300 families forced from their homes in Borei Keila on the 3rd of Jan 2012. Residents from Borei Keila and people from other communities gathered to pray amoung the newly finished buildings that had been promised to them as part of an on-site […]