Cambodia News: Duch Khmer

Duch film an education on the horrors of S-21 - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Duch film an education on the horrors of S-21
Khmer Times
The new film, “Duch, Master of the Forges of Hell”, is about Kaing Guek Eav, commonly known as Duch, and it made its debut yesterday to an audience of 300 students. Duch was in charge of a Khmer Rouge facility called S-21, which is better known these ...

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26 Jul 2017 | 5:16 pm

Cambodia launches mobile app on Khmer Rouge history - Business Standard


Cambodia launches mobile app on Khmer Rouge history
Business Standard
A mobile application on the comprehensive history of the Khmer Rouge has been launched in Cambodia to ensure that Cambodian citizens, 70 per cent of whom are less than 30 years old, do not forget one of the darkest chapters in the country's history ...

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26 Jul 2017 | 7:30 am

CNRP Formally Petitions King for Help Against New Law - The ... - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CNRP Formally Petitions King for Help Against New Law - The ...
The Cambodia Daily
The opposition party on Thursday delivered a letter to the Royal Palace asking King Norodom Sihamoni to refuse to sign controversial amendments to the Law ...

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20 Jul 2017 | 6:48 pm

Man still held despite not making Facebook threat - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Man still held despite not making Facebook threat
The Phnom Penh Post
Despite not being considered a criminal suspect, the owner of a Facebook page allegedly used to make threats against Prime Minister Hun Sen remains in custody for questioning, in apparent violation of Cambodian law. Last Wednesday, Preah Sihanouk ...

19 Jul 2017 | 8:30 pm

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Mission Accomplished? - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Mission Accomplished?
The Diplomat
Survivors from the nightmare of the Khmer Rouge rule from 1975-79 at long last were able to witness their first glimpse of justice in 2010 with the conviction of Kaing Guek Euv aka Duch, the director of the S21 secret prison. Duch, who reported ...

17 Jul 2017 | 8:00 am

Posts threatening life of PM under investigation - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Posts threatening life of PM under investigation
The Phnom Penh Post
“This might go beyond the scope of legitimately protected freedoms, [but] he should be given a chance to apologise and rectify his alleged threats,” Cambodian Center for Human Rights Advocacy Director Piseth Duch said in a message. Licadho's director ...

13 Jul 2017 | 7:58 pm

Young Cambodian Arrested For Derogatory Comments About Hun ... - Radio Free Asia


Young Cambodian Arrested For Derogatory Comments About Hun ...
Radio Free Asia
Cambodians hold images of prominent government critic Kem Ley on the first anniversary of his death at his mother's home in southwestern Cambodia's Takeo ...

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12 Jul 2017 | 3:22 pm

Keeping the peace in a post Khmer Rouge era - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Keeping the peace in a post Khmer Rouge era
The Phnom Penh Post
From their stronghold in Cambodia's northwest, funded by illicit smuggling and gemstone mining, the Khmer Rouge continued to exert influence and carry out sporadic attacks until the late 1990s, often against ethnic Vietnamese people. It was not until ...

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8 Jul 2017 | 11:09 pm

Celebrated historian Michael Vickery dies, 86, National, Phnom ... - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Celebrated historian Michael Vickery dies, 86, National, Phnom ...
The Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia bid farewell to a giant of Southeast Asian scholarship on Thursday with the death of the American historian Michael Vickery in Battambang, where his ...

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2 Jul 2017 | 6:59 pm

Khmer Rouge atrocities 'not a lie': Deputy PM tells of personal hardships at launch of documentation centre - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge atrocities 'not a lie': Deputy PM tells of personal hardships at launch of documentation centre
The Phnom Penh Post
The centre will house the reams of documents produced from the decade-long Khmer Rouge tribunal, which has tried and convicted senior leaders Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, Brother Number Two Nuon Chea and head of state Khieu Samphan.

27 Jun 2017 | 7:09 pm