Homeless English Teacher MARK JOHNSON & Arab Arrested in Phnom Penh Outside the Royal Palace

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Homeless English Teacher MARK JOHNSON & Arab Arrested in Phnom Penh Outside the Royal Palace

Post by prahocalypse now » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:24 pm

The cops arrested two homeless foreigners, 51-year-old Mark William Johnson from the UK, and 26-year-old Bhaled Hassan Abdullah from Kuwait. They were picked up outside the Royal Palace. They don’t have passports or visas.

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Post by General Mackevili » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:43 pm

The most scenic arrest photo I've ever seen.
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Re: Homeless Barang & Arab Arrested in Phnom Penh Outside the Royal Palace

Post by Duncan » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:46 pm

Only two ,,,, That's just the tip of the iceberg .
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Re: Homeless Barang & Arab Arrested in Phnom Penh Outside the Royal Palace

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:18 am

General Mackevili wrote:
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The most scenic arrest photo I've ever seen.
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This one's good too. "On Parade".
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Re: Homeless Barang & Arab Arrested in Phnom Penh Outside the Royal Palace

Post by General Mackevili » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:16 am

So, this is interesting. Mark Johnson claims he works at Northbridge International School Cambodia (NISC) on his LinkedIn profile. He says he's been a teacher there since December 2016, but I find it hard to believe that a teacher at Northbridge would end up homeless like that.

Mark Johnson also says he's been 'teaching continuously' since 1991, and 13 of those years were in Vietnam, where he also worked for VUS and ILA in HCMC.

Do ESL teachers just teach in Vietnam until they get kicked out, then head to Cambodia, work at the best international schools until they are homeless and get arrested, deported, then rinse and repeat? I guess it's not a bad lifestyle.

And I think he's still wearing the same shirt from his CV that he was arrested in:

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Lost his tie though.
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Post by prahocalypse now » Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:00 am

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I like the picture of the king in the background, waving bye-bye.
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Re: Homeless Barang & Arab Arrested in Phnom Penh Outside the Royal Palace

Post by General Mackevili » Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:37 am

prahocalypse now wrote:Image

I like the picture of the king in the background, waving bye-bye.
Hahaha! This pic is cool! I really don't recall seeing such a fitting arrest pic!
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Re: Homeless Barang & Arab Arrested in Phnom Penh Outside the Royal Palace

Post by prahocalypse now » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:29 am

The google translation of the Cambodia Police article is strange:
លោក​វរសេនីយ៍ទោ​ ជា​ ចិ​ត្រា​ នាយការិយាល័យ​ស៊ើបអង្កេត​និង​អនុវត្ត​នីតិវិធី​ បាន​ឲ្យ​ដឹង​ថា​ជា​លទ្ធផល​ឃើញ​មាន​ជនបរទេស​ចំនួន​០២​នាក់​ រួម​មាន​ទី​១-​ឈ្មោះ​ MARK​ WILLIAM​ JOHNSON​ ជនជាតិ​អង់គ្លេស​ ភេ​ប្រុស​ អាយុ​៥២​ឆ្នាំ​ ទី​២-​ ឈ្មោះ​ BHALED​ HASSAN​ ABDULLAH​ អាយុ​២៧​ឆ្នាំ​ ជនជាតិ​គុយ​វែ​ត​ ភេទ​ប្រុស​។
Lt. Col. Cheat Chetra, Chief of Investigation and Procedure Department, said that two foreigners, including two foreigners, 1- MARK WILLIAM JOHNSON English Britney Spears, 52-year-old BHALED HASSAN ABDULLAH, 27, Kuwait Male.
https://cambodiapolice.com/blog/កម្លាំង% ... ឃាត់ខ្ល-4/
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Re: Homeless Barang & Arab Arrested in Phnom Penh Outside the Royal Palace

Post by vm varga » Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:05 pm

General Mackevili wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:16 am
He says he's been a teacher there since December 2016, but I find it hard to believe that a teacher at Northbridge would end up homeless like that.
Anyone confirm this?

That's a pretty steep fall for a tefl jobber, or what ever you call NBIS teachers. Even by Cambodia standards.
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Re: Homeless Barang & Arab Arrested in Phnom Penh Outside the Royal Palace

Post by PIEMAN » Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:20 pm

:evil:thank god Mark is in the hands of the authority he needs help.
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