We visit a client and talk to witnesses in a remote village two ferry rides and an hour-long moto ride outside Stung Treng City in Stung Treng Province.
International Bridges to Justice (Ratanakiri, Cambodia)
We conduct a seminar in Bornhuok Village, Sammaki Commune, Ouchoum District, Ratanakiri Province.
I wrote an article for the IBJ blog (link).
I attend a riveting trial at the Ratanakiri Provincial Court of First Instance.
Witnesses take an oath rich with vivid imagery in Cambodia.
Someone dubbed this episode of Law & Order in Khmer...oh wait, this is real life!
Sophoes treats me to fried tarantula and cricket.
I receive an assignment from IBJ's Special Projects Director, who is in Cambodia on business from Geneva, Switzerland.
The girls in the advanced English class at the school where I will volunteer a few nights a week have a very different outlook than one of our newest clients--a 17-year-old boy.
I learn about expat life in Banlung and meet a Khmer ex-law professor.
Not your typical 9 to 5.
A public holiday leads to an impromptu cross-country road trip to meet up with friends.
Trying to make sense of life in the face of death.
Observations in the office and in the street.
Musings on the state of affairs in Cambodia and the guiding principles of International Bridges to Justice