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 …

Mango Flowers and Fruits – Sarath

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The second fully-translated ‘story’ from Sarath. …………………………….. This is a story about the time just before being liberated from the Khmer Rouge (in 1979). The lives of the people were a tale from hell. Most people try not to remember their horrible situation. Most people died because of starvation, and I thought that one day it will be my turn. …