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The grenade attack of March 30th 1997 on Sam Rainsy's Khmer Nation Party rally gathering a couple of hundred people in front of the National Assembly to denounce corruption and impunity was commemorated by the opposition CNRP at the stupa dedicated to the 16 people who died.
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This is World Water Day. There is less of it than you might think...: http://johnvink.com/news/2015/03/world-water-day-there-is-less-of-it-than-you-think/
Today is 'World water Day'. There isn't that much of water on this planet. It is precious. Time to revisit my story 'Waters of Sahel', probably my first 'real' story, shot between 1985 and 1987, but still relevant. Follows is a short sample of 16. You can see the whole story HERE.
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Why would the Boeung Kak lake community waste an opportunity to demonstrate? http://johnvink.com/news/2015/03/why-waste-an-opportunity/
Desperate as they are to make their voice heard and have those women from their community, jailed for 1 year after a land issue demonstration, liberated as soon as possible, the members from the Boeung Kak and the Borei Keila communities held a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to seek ...
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Coffins destined for the judicial system not allowed to demonstrate in Phnom Penh on International Women's Day: http://johnvink.com/news/2015/03/international-grassroots-activist-womens-day-2015/
About 500 activists and supporters held a demonstration on International Women's Rights Day to request the release of land rights activists imprisoned following protests in late 2014. The demonstration started at the Ministry of Women's Affairs, recently relegated to the dusty outskirts of Phnom ...
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Exposing the hidden ones from bygone times. Here is a set of 20... And in light of the recent World Press controversy, I herewith certify I am old fashioned when it comes to setting up or staging photographs: I didn't do it and I still don't... http://johnvink.com/news/2015/03/exposing-the-hidden-ones-from-bygone-times/
One month in Brussels reveals never edited and never scanned photographs. Here is a set of 20 better ones. And in light of the recent World Press controversy, I herewith certify I am old fashioned when it comes to setting up or staging photographs: I didn't do it and I still don't…
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This is just the start… People are getting into the mood, getting ready for the climax of this next tuesday when the 'Gilles de Binche' will beat the rhythm of the drums with their wooden clogs, their traditional costume stuffed with straw and wearing their ostrich feather hats.
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Just a few cats at the trials: http://johnvink.com/news/2015/03/just-a-few-cats/
Yesterday only 5 monks and 2 land rights activists showed up at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for the trial of 3 defrocked monks, including Seung Hay, accused of carrying 'lethal weapons' (flagpoles made of plastic). Today there were barely 50 people for the trial of 11 people, including CNRP's ...
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CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/03/2015: Spot where employees from Aeon mall have to stop and greet before entering the public area. CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/03/2015: A family takes a rest at Aeon mall. CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/03/2015: An engineer consults instructions for a machine at a gaming arcade ...
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Development landscapes on Diamond Island: http://johnvink.com/news/2015/03/development-landscapes-since-2009/ I guess they'll be valuable ten years from now, when the island will be totally urbanised...
I have been photographing the development of Koh Pich Island, where families providing vegetables for the city of Phnom Penh were evicted from, since 2009. Those, and photographs of other development sites in Phnom Penh where people were evicted from can be found HERE I guess they will be ...
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Here is to the International (Grassroots Activist) Women's Day. Those who rattle at the locks of power... http://johnvink.com/news/2015/03/international-grassroots-activist-womens-day/
CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 18/06/2013: Tep Vanny, Community Representative, and members of the Boeung Kak Lake community are being pushed back by riot police when demonstrating for the release of Yorm Bopha, land issues activist, condemned to 2 years of imprisonment for allegedly having assaulted and ...
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Traces of the carnival celebrations in Binche, a former industrial region of Belgium, can be traced back to the 14th century. It is part of the continent-wide pagan-related rites celebrating the end of winter. The festival was recognised by UNESCO as an 'Oral and Immaterial Patrimony of ...
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In the ongoing quest of finding out if Belgium is still around or still makes sense, this month of February I will focus on a series of carnivals in and around Binche. Here is a sample of carnival photographs in Belgium during bygone years. PausePlayPlayPrev|Next. BELGIUM. Binche. 5/3/1971.
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I am a photojournalist, member of Magnum Photos, based in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) since 2000.
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