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22 Jun 2018 | 4:37 pm

Khmer Graduation celebrates educational achievements - Stockton Record


Stockton Record

Khmer Graduation celebrates educational achievements
Stockton Record
His mother, Sattya Duch, was 6 years old when her father was killed. Ney, who will be attending University of the Pacific this fall to study computer science, said the opportunity to participate in the Khmer Graduation has allowed him to “meet new ...

10 Jun 2018 | 10:52 pm

Mun Teuk Kmao - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Mun Teuk Kmao
Khmer Times
Written by 21 of the most well-experienced and known young writers, Mun Teuk Kmao or The Magic of Black Ink is a collection of short novels and poetry that was first launched during the 6th Cambodian Book Fair 2017. The book, aimed to raise curiosity ...

31 May 2018 | 1:49 pm

Ex-Khmer Rouge Slavemaster Now a Christian, But Still Remorseless - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Ex-Khmer Rouge Slavemaster Now a Christian, But Still Remorseless
VOA Khmer
His most famous convert is accused war criminal Kaing Guek Eav, better known by his revolutionary alias, Duch. LaPel became a Christian in a camp along the Thai-Cambodian border, where he fled as the Khmer Rouge fell to the invading Vietnamese.

31 May 2018 | 11:56 am

Vann Nath, il monaco-pittore che sopravvisse ai Khmer rossi - Il Fatto Quotidiano


Il Fatto Quotidiano

Vann Nath, il monaco-pittore che sopravvisse ai Khmer rossi
Il Fatto Quotidiano
Qui, il compagno Duch – freddo e pacato sadico – decide di salvare Vann Nath obbligandolo però a donare totalmente la sua maestria pittorica per dipingere la causa. È così che, attraverso fotografie di Pol Pot, Vann Nath si ritrova a rappresentare il ...

27 May 2018 | 11:05 am

Joy, heartbreak and psychedelic surf rock power a fierce, funny 'Cambodian Rock Band' - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Joy, heartbreak and psychedelic surf rock power a fierce, funny 'Cambodian Rock Band'
Los Angeles Times
Psychedelic surf rock is not something Westerners generally associate with Cambodia. If we think about Cambodia at all, we might recall the murderous tyrant Pol Pot, who led the Khmer Rouge in executing more than a million Cambodians in the infamous ...

16 Mar 2018 | 1:02 pm

Music and brutal history drive home the points of 'Cambodian Rock Band' - OCRegister


OCRegister

Music and brutal history drive home the points of 'Cambodian Rock Band'
OCRegister
Neary believes she may have uncovered evidence of an eighth survivor and is in Cambodia to help track this person down while throwing a net over Duch and bringing him to justice. “Cyclo” and Dengue Fever's “Uku,” the songs the band open the show with, ...

12 Mar 2018 | 9:17 pm

Meet the Cambodian actress shaking up social norms - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Meet the Cambodian actress shaking up social norms
Southeast Asia Globe
Dressed in a peach bardot dress and gold, platformed heels, Lida Duch looks every bit a film star as she steps out of her blacked-out Lexus and struts toward us. Since her 2015 breakthrough role in the Khmer action movie Sbaek Kong, not to mention ...

11 Mar 2018 | 12:31 am

'Cambodian Rock Band' in Costa Mesa fuses music with family history – and a brutal, repressive regime - OCRegister


OCRegister

'Cambodian Rock Band' in Costa Mesa fuses music with family history – and a brutal, repressive regime
OCRegister
“One thing I always lean towards as an artist is family stories” said Yee in a phone interview regarding her newest play, “Cambodian Rock Band,” a world premiere directed by Chay Yew opening at South Coast Repertory on Friday, March 9. “My plays ...

7 Mar 2018 | 8:03 am

EU pledges millions for Khmer Rouge tribunal - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

EU pledges millions for Khmer Rouge tribunal
Khmer Times
Three former Khmer Rouge leaders, Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, who headed S-21, Khieu Samphan, a former head of state and brother number two, and Nuon Chea, have all been sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes perpetrated during the regime from ...

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12 Dec 2017 | 5:26 pm

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

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