Reflections at Year End

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On Monday, 10th December, I did a presentation at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, noted here. It was entitled Cambodia – Unfinished Stories, A Prayer from Hell. I covered three areas: The Cambodian Genocide – antecedents, short history and effects. The Yates Family Primary School Program in the Khmer Rouge Reconciliation Areas, from 2000. A Prayer from Hell …

Gatiloke, Genocide and the Narrative

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After an intense but (I believe) successful two weeks in Cambodia, there are many things I need to write about. There is however an overarching narrative that is sitting in my head. My project has been, from the beginning, about Sarath’s dedication to education. It is his personal response to his suffering of the Pol Pot years. It is also …