Cambodia: French linguist Jean-Michel Filippi talks about the ancient language of the S'aoch

Alternative content

This is the second of two audio clips to accompany Jared Ferrie's story: An ancient language, and a people, face extinction in Cambodia

In this clip, French linguist Jean-Michel Filippi speaks about why the S'aoch are losing their language and culture, as well as the importance of preserving minority languages on a global scale.

Click here to listen to the other audio clip, in which a member of the S'aoch community talks about his language. 


For more information contact Jared Ferrie, Minority Voices Newsroom Asia Editor, via the Contact page. 

< back 

Date: 23/09/2010





This website has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union.
The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of Minority Rights Group International and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union