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There is an alert on the cause led to the cold-blooded murdering of green forest activist Chut Wutty, these two videos shed us some light on that.
Chut Wutty was one of Asia’s leading environmental activists, tirelessly working to prevent illegal logging in Cambodia.
But on 26th April, he was gunned down in mysterious circumstances in the protected Cardamom Forest.
When David O’Shea unravels the story behind his death for Dateline, he finds allegations of corruption and cover-up, with government investigators giving several conflicting accounts of what happened.
So who’s really behind Chut Wutty’s death? And was there something the activist knew that his killers didn’t want revealed?
WATCH – Click to see David’s report.
EXTRA – Read more about Chut Wutty’s life and the tributes that have been paid to him by following the links on the right-hand side of the page
The April 26 shooting death of Wutty has drawn worldwide criticism. There are growing protests by villagers and warnings that Cambodia’s wilderness will soon vanish. Cambodia’s commune elections are a couple of weeks away. Hun Sen initiates his political ramvong – a popular slow circle dance with participants continuously moving around and around in a circle using hand movement and simple footwork.
May 15, 2012
An article by Dr. Gaffar Peang-Meth published by the Asian Human Rights Commission
Playground for Khmer elite
My last article in this space examined the English narration of a video available on the Internet, “The Green Deal in Cambodia,” which asserted that Cambodia’s forests have disappeared at an alarming rate, and corruption and the lack of law enforcement ensured that profits from the logging benefited only a powerful elite . . . and the logging contributed nothing to Cambodia’s development.