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Cambodian Monk Nominated for Martin Ennals Awards

  • VOA Khmer

Venerable Loun Sovath, a multi-media Buddhist monk from Siem Reap, has been using videos, poems and songs to defend poor people who face forced eviction in urban Phnom Penh and rural areas. Sovath’s advocacy touches powerful economic interests and he is under constant threats of being defrocked and prosecution. VOA Khmer's Mem Kinseng in Washington skypes with Venerable Luon Savath in Geneva, Switzerland.

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