Boeng Kak Protest - The thief gets away free, Owners send to jail. Photo courtesy KI Media
Land grabs and disputes are on the rise in Cambodia. The government officials, the powerful military, rich and foreign companies get away and live a free life. While the weaker and poor people are thrown in jail with a drive-by court hearing.
Boeng Kak lake villagers protest outside Prey Sar prison yesterday morning May 27 after 13 protesters were sentenced to prison after a three-hour trial last week. Photo courtesy Phnom Penh Post
Villagers in Kratie province block the road in January 2012 after four people in a group of villagers protesting against alleged land grabbing by the TTY company were shot. Photo courtesy Heng Chivoan/Phnom Penh Post
A Dhamma Talk on Vipassana and mindfulness meditation by Vipassana Gossalaya Jotannano Hong Keo, Vipassana Buddhist Master during a 10-Day Meditation & Vipassana Retreats at the Buddhist Meditation Center, Wat Kiryvongsa Bopharam on the 11th Waxing Moon – 7th Waning Moon of Jeṭṭha B.E.2560 equivalent to June 15 – 26, A.D.2016 in Leverett, Massachusetts, U.S.A. in 2016.
ក្រុងសាវត្ថី Sāvatthī or Śrāvastī
Vipassana chanting by Meditation Master Ketodhammo Som Bunthoeun. Footages from 2016 Vipassana classes at the Buddhist Meditation Center – Wat Kiryvongsa Bopharam in Leverett, Massachusetts, USA.
SAMDECH CHUON NATH
Khmer literature and Dhamma talk by His Holiness Jotannano Chuon Nath, the Supreme Patriarch of Cambodia Buddhism. His Holiness was born on March 11, 1883; passed away on September 25, 1969
MAHA GHOSANANDA SERVICES
Extraordinary Funeral and Memorial Services for His Holiness Samdech Dr. Maha Ghosananda