Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, FR
In 1975, when the Khmers Rouges stormed into Phnom Penh, the then parish priest of the Cathedral, Bernard-Jean Berger, decided he would not leave and abandon the cambodian people to their terrible fate. Instead he stood up and stayed in Cambodia in spite of the threats, and created Accueil Cambodgien, together with Father Francois Ponchaud. From 1975 throughout to the 90es, the NGO helped refugees settle in France. Over time and to ...