Cambodian refugees protested in the streets demanding better treatment and public services including interpretation service, in the Northwest Bronx, in late 1990s. (Courtesy photo of Chhaya Chhoum)
Hun Manet made four stops in the US: Long Beach, CA, Olympia, WA, Houston, TX, and Lowell, MA.
More than 100,000 Cambodians were admitted as refugees to the United States in the 1990s. Approximately 10,000 of them were placed in the Bronx, one of the poor communities in the New York City.