Sombath’s Family

ທ່ານຈະຮູ້ສຶກແນວໃດ? How would you feel?

ຖາມແທ້… ຢາກຮູ້ອີ່ຫຼີ… ຖ້າເປັນຄົນໃນຄອບຄົວທ່ານ ຫາຍຕົວໄປຈະຮູ້ສຶກແນວໃດ? ທ່ານຈະຮູ້ສຶກແນວໃດ ຖ້າຫາກວ່າ ຢູ່ດີໆມີຄົນເອົາຄົນໃນຄອບຄົວທ່ານໄປ ໂດຍບໍ່ຮູ້ສາເຫດ ແລ້ວຄົນໆ ນັ້ນກັບກາຍເປັນຄົນທີ່ ສັງຄົມຢ້ານກົວຂື້ນມາໂດຍບໍ່ຮູ້ຕົ້ນປາຍສາຍເຫດ… I am serious… I really want to know… If somebody in your family disappeared, how would you feel? How would you feel if you were just living your life, somebody took a member of your family, and you didn’t know the reason? And then

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ລຸງສົມບັດຫາຍຕົວໄປ… Uncle Sombath disappears…

ລຸງສົມບັດຫາຍຕົວໄປ… Uncle Sombath disappears… ຈື່ໄດ້ວ່າ… ຕັ້ງແຕ່ຫົວຄ່ຳຈົນຮອດຕອນກາງຄືນວັນທີ 15/12/2012 ພວກເຮົາໂທຫາລຸງສົມບັດບໍ່ໄດ້.. ພວກເຮົານອນບໍ່ຫຼັບເພາະລຸງສົມບັດບໍ່ເຄີຍໄປໃສໂດຍບໍ່ບອກຈັກເທື່ອ ມັນປະຫຼາດອີ່ຫຼີ.. ພວກເຮົາຂັບລົດອ້ອມ ຕົວເມືອງວຽງຈັນ ໄປໂຮງໝໍມະໂຫສົດ ໂຮງໝໍ 103 ໂຮງໝໍ 150 ຕຽງຈົນຮອດ 2 ໂມງເຊົ້າເພາະຄິດວ່າອາດຈະ ເກີດອຸປະຕິເຫດກັບລຸງສົມບັດ ພວກເຮົາຖ້າຈົນເຊົ້າວັນທີ 16/12/2012 ແລ້ວໄປແຈ້ງຄວາມກັບຕຳຫຼວດເພາະ ເຄີຍໄດ້ຍິນວ່າຖ້າຄົນຫາຍເກີນ 24 ຊົ່ວໂມງແມ່ນໃຫ້ໄປແຈ້ງຕຳຫຼວດ ລົງບັນທຶກໄວ້ກັບປກສ ນະຄອນຫຼວງ ໃນໃຈກໍຮູ້ສຶກອຸ່ນໃຈວ່າຕຳຫຼວດຈະຊ່ວຍເຮົາໄດ້ແນ່ນອນ Remembering… From early in the evening of 15 December 2012 until the middle of the night we couldn’t get through to Uncle Sombath’s phone… We

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Keep Sombath’s Vision Alive

Keynote Speech by Shui Meng Ng at the 10th Asia-Europe People’s Forum Milan, Italy, 10-12 October 2014 “Towards a Just and Inclusive Asia and Europe-Building States of Citizens for Citizens” Two years ago, at the 9th AEPF, my husband, Sombath Somphone, as the Co-Chair of the National Organizing Committee, gave the keynote speech at the

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