Environmental activist Chut Wutty reportedly shot dead at police checkpoint after refusing to hand over evidence of illegal logging. Read the full article on The Guardian here.

Chut Wutty

Chut Wutty, director of the Natural Resource Protection Group, at Botum Sakor national park in Koh Kong province, where he exposed illegal logging and a secretive state sell-off of national parks.

At times I believe there is no hope for this country. It’s not just this one incident. It’s the numerous incidents that go unpunished, not only by local authorities but also international aid agencies and human rights organisations. Frustration boils over. Spineless organisations ‘investigating’ with no change, results or accountability.

Deep breath.