Canadian aid worker seriously beaten in Cambodia
14/01/09 03:38 Filed in: Security Incident
Jiri Zivney, a Canadian volunteer humanitarian worker with the International Humanitarian Hope Society
, was beaten and robbed in Cambodia. He remains in Phnom Penh in critical condition.
Jiri was in Cambodia delivering medical supplies to Cambodian orphans as part of a humanitarian trip to China, Vietnam, Thailand and Burma. He was apparently attacked shortly after withdrawing cash from an ATM.
A trust fund has been set up for Jiri Zivny. Please make all checks payable to International Humanitarian Hope Society (a tax deductible receipts will be issued).
100-180 Seymour Street
Kamloops BC V2C 2Es
Account # 610071571
For more details go to the International Humanitarian Hope website