A Cambodian farce
Replies: 44 - Last Post: Mar 19, 2012 11:00 AM Last Post By: mebesaturday
Mar 8, 2012 7:40 AM
A Cambodian farceAn excellent summary of recent shooting of three factory workers in Bavet and some of the ugly side of life in Cambodia. Visitors who are intersted in looking beyond how to get to the next beach or guest house may be interested in reading.
Mar 8, 2012 9:02 AM
1dysfunctional and corrupt as ever, injustice is still a legacy from Pol Pot era
& Hun Sens "family" seems to be directing it
"we reap what we sow" Galatians 6:7
lets hope they get what they deserve soon
Mar 8, 2012 5:04 PM
2Montyman, I'm afraid rural Cambodians do not share that Christian notion. In fact, even as Buddhists they are cynical. When they speak out( which is infrequently because they fear repercussions) they change the adage
"do good receive good, do evil receive evil" into "do good get nothing, do evil, get a Mercedes."
Mar 8, 2012 8:46 PM
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Mar 8, 2012 11:53 PM
Mar 9, 2012 12:18 AM
Mar 9, 2012 3:47 PM
7In fairness, you can make an argument that money or influence can buy justice in any country (O J Simpson being one example) but Cambodia just takes it to another level.
Mar 9, 2012 3:53 PM
Mar 9, 2012 4:27 PM
Mar 9, 2012 10:45 PM
10and in Burma where corruption is the state religion, the generals there build the biggest Bhuddas in the world, Ie 48 storey tower block Bhudda monwya and reclining bhudda Moulmein.
These expensive govt constructions are designed to gain the generals brownie points to Nirvhana, when they die lol. Not called the golden lanmd for nothing.
Mar 10, 2012 12:03 AM
Mar 11, 2012 8:17 PM
12He's been fired and will be put on trial. Might take some time.
Who'd have thunk, certainly none of you, eh?
Mar 11, 2012 8:45 PM
Mar 11, 2012 9:26 PM
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