Friday, March 16, 2012

The Poor Are Losing Their Homes - But It's Okay, An Elephant's Been Saved

A piece I wrote for Khmer 440...

Call me heartless, but I must admit I greeted the news this week that Cambodia’s most famous elephant had finally been retired not just with sympathy but with a huge amount of disbelief.

It’s easy to become hard in a country where life is so cheap, and anything that helps dispel the terrible injustices here can only be a good thing, whether it’s human or animal. But it did leave me wondering whether there are far more worthy causes the Cambodian government could be concentrating on...

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