Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by John Bingham » Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:38 pm

PIEMAN wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:03 pm
i read last year that britian gives so many millions to cambodia,well its about time the goverment and british embassy employed a brit who can be notified when people end up in Matthews position,just being reassured that someone from the embassy is on your case,may lessens the stress of the situation.how many more brits are going to die before the goverment and embassy act.
The British Embassy don't give a fuck about any of that people business.
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by violet » Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:42 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:38 pm
PIEMAN wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:03 pm
i read last year that britian gives so many millions to cambodia,well its about time the goverment and british embassy employed a brit who can be notified when people end up in Matthews position,just being reassured that someone from the embassy is on your case,may lessens the stress of the situation.how many more brits are going to die before the goverment and embassy act.
The British Embassy don't give a fuck about any of that people business.
Not correct. As I said a position was advertused last year. Among the responsibilities were speaking with family members in situations like this, dealing with British in the country who have had bad experiences, etc.
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by PIEMAN » Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:56 pm

They actually advertised for a person for such a position last year (among other duties)
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Was the position filled.
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by violet » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:24 pm

PIEMAN wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:56 pm
They actually advertised for a person for such a position last year (among other duties)

Was the position filled.
I heard it was given to an American named Richard
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by cptrelentless » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:24 pm

PIEMAN wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:56 pm
They actually advertised for a person for such a position last year (among other duties)
Was the position filled.
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Not to come off a bit racist but I'm not sure a local person would be culturally compatible with this sort of position, it would really need to be someone British. When I've been to the embassy the entire staff seems to be Cambodian and I found it a tad exasperating just getting paperwork sorted. I'm pretty sure they would hasten the end of anyone in real difficulty.
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by violet » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:25 pm

cptrelentless wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:24 pm
PIEMAN wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:56 pm
They actually advertised for a person for such a position last year (among other duties)
Was the position filled.
Not to come off a bit racist but I'm not sure a local person would be culturally compatible with this sort of position, it would really need to be someone British. When I've been to the embassy the entire staff seems to be Cambodian and I found it a tad exasperating just getting paperwork sorted. I'm pretty sure they would hasten the end of anyone in real difficulty.
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Can we fix the quoting?
It was for a non-local
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by angkorjohn » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:27 pm

violet wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:42 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:38 pm
PIEMAN wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:03 pm
i read last year that britian gives so many millions to cambodia,well its about time the goverment and british embassy employed a brit who can be notified when people end up in Matthews position,just being reassured that someone from the embassy is on your case,may lessens the stress of the situation.how many more brits are going to die before the goverment and embassy act.
The British Embassy don't give a fuck about any of that people business.
Not correct. As I said a position was advertused last year. Among the responsibilities were speaking with family members in situations like this, dealing with British in the country who have had bad experiences, etc.

That is just your standard consular position I would think Violet not a social worker, every embassy has them. In a normal country part of that remit would help assist putting people in touch with social services, appropriate mental health services etc....but well we are where we are and as discussed hundreds of time there is very limited (i.e.none) mental health services available here for anyone never mind foreigners.
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by violet » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:28 pm

angkorjohn wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:27 pm
violet wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:42 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:38 pm
PIEMAN wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:03 pm
i read last year that britian gives so many millions to cambodia,well its about time the goverment and british embassy employed a brit who can be notified when people end up in Matthews position,just being reassured that someone from the embassy is on your case,may lessens the stress of the situation.how many more brits are going to die before the goverment and embassy act.
The British Embassy don't give a fuck about any of that people business.
Not correct. As I said a position was advertused last year. Among the responsibilities were speaking with family members in situations like this, dealing with British in the country who have had bad experiences, etc.

That is just your standard consular position I would think Violet not a social worker, every embassy has them. In a normal country part of that remit would help assist putting people in touch with social services, appropriate mental health services etc....but well we are where we are and as discussed hundreds of time there is very limited (i.e.none) mental health services available here for anyone never mind foreigners.
Agreed. It definitely wasn't a social welfare or counsellor role.
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by angkorjohn » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:30 pm

violet wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:28 pm
angkorjohn wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:27 pm
violet wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:42 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:38 pm
PIEMAN wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:03 pm
i read last year that britian gives so many millions to cambodia,well its about time the goverment and british embassy employed a brit who can be notified when people end up in Matthews position,just being reassured that someone from the embassy is on your case,may lessens the stress of the situation.how many more brits are going to die before the goverment and embassy act.
The British Embassy don't give a fuck about any of that people business.
Not correct. As I said a position was advertused last year. Among the responsibilities were speaking with family members in situations like this, dealing with British in the country who have had bad experiences, etc.

That is just your standard consular position I would think Violet not a social worker, every embassy has them. In a normal country part of that remit would help assist putting people in touch with social services, appropriate mental health services etc....but well we are where we are and as discussed hundreds of time there is very limited (i.e.none) mental health services available here for anyone never mind foreigners.
Agreed. It definitely wasn't a social welfare or counsellor role.
was it this one? its a consular role recently advertised (in the last year) that seems to fit what you describe - https://fco.tal.net/vx/mobile-0/appcent ... B3-L/en-GB
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by violet » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:34 pm

Yes.
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