Cambodian's reunion with elephant

Khmer Rouge survivor tells of reunion with his childhood companion, an elephant.

    Cambodia's Khmer Rouge was responsible for the deaths of an estimated two million people from 1975-79, and millions more were left with deep mental and physical scars.

    Sin Son was one of them.

    He lost several of his relatives in the mass slaughter but one very special companion, an elephant named Sambo, survived.

    Sin Son told Al Jazeera of his reunion with his childhood friend after many years apart.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Where are all the women leaders?

    Where are all the women leaders?

    Kamala Harris makes history as US vice presidential candidate, but barriers remain for women in power around the world.

    A new master's house: The architect decolonising Nigerian design

    A new master's house: The architect decolonising Nigerian design

    Demas Nwoko's structures are a model of culturally relevant and sustainable African design.

    Senegal's village of women

    Senegal's village of women

    Women in northeast Senegal are using solar-powered irrigation to farm food and halt the encroaching desert.