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Rapper Kea Sokun, 22, takes part in a cleansing ceremony outside his house in Siem Reap following his release from prison on September 3, 2021. (Jack Brook/VOD)

Rapper Kea Sokun Released From Jail, No Regrets

After a year in prison on an incitement conviction for his music, 22-year-old rapper Kea Sokun was released from a Siem Reap prison on Friday and returned home with no regrets about his songs or his refusal to apologize for the lyrics in court.

Fishing in Siem Reap province on January 10, 2021. (Mech Choulay/VOD)

A Floating Village’s Fishers Drift to New Work as Fish Disappear

“I love this fishing boat so much. Every time I sleep on it I feel like I have [another] house,” says Suong Rang in Kampong Phluk. But the fisherman has recently turned to making flower pots instead amid declining water levels and fish stocks.