Cambodia News: Duch Khmer

Breaking the silence, breaking the stigma - Khmer Times

Breaking the silence, breaking the stigma  Khmer Times

On Friday, 11th January, approximately 200 people gathered at the National Institute of Education Phnom Penh to watch the performance organised by the ...

18 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's 20 years of peace - ucanews

Cambodia's 20 years of peace  ucanews

Cambodia's 20 years of peace. Marking of the formal ending of civil war was previously overshadowed by other anniversaries in a bloody timeline.

10 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

CAMBODIA Phnom Penh marks 40th anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge (video) - AsiaNews

CAMBODIA Phnom Penh marks 40th anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge (video)  AsiaNews

During the Maoist reign of terror, more than two million Cambodians died of hunger, forced labour, torture and mass executions. For Premier Hun Sen, 7 January ...

8 Jan 2019 | 9:56 am

40 Years Since the Khmer Rouge Regime Came to an End in Cambodia - Inter Press Service

40 Years Since the Khmer Rouge Regime Came to an End in Cambodia  Inter Press Service

Forty years ago, on the 7th of January 1979, the Vietnamese army overthrew the Khmer Rouge regime. Between April 1975 and January 1979 about 1,5 to 2 ...

8 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

The year in review - Khmer Times

The year in review  Khmer Times

The year saw many intriguing developments, along with several tragedies that included a spate of deadly wine poisonings in Kratie province and the cover up of ...

31 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

The terror of the Khmer Rouge - Evangelical Focus

The terror of the Khmer Rouge  Evangelical Focus

Christianity departs from any kind of moralism. What is good news for Duch, is bad news for those who consider themselves too be good and righteous.

27 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Dueling Decisions at the Khmer Rouge Trials Could Mean a Suspect Avoids Justice - Just Security

Dueling Decisions at the Khmer Rouge Trials Could Mean a Suspect Avoids Justice  Just Security

Hot-on-the-heels of a landmark trial judgment in Case 2/2, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) (also known as the Khmer Rouge.

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

What Lingers After Decades of Reporting on the Cambodian Genocide - The New York Times

What Lingers After Decades of Reporting on the Cambodian Genocide  The New York Times

I had seen trauma before, but never an entire traumatized nation. All the adults I met were survivors or former killers.

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Judges Split on Whether Cambodia Tribunal Can Pursue Khmer Rouge Commander - The New York Times

Judges Split on Whether Cambodia Tribunal Can Pursue Khmer Rouge Commander  The New York Times

BANGKOK — Cambodian and foreign investigating judges issued conflicting rulings on Wednesday on whether a United Nations-backed tribunal, which this ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia, Genocide, and the Beijing Connection - Bitterwinter.org

Cambodia, Genocide, and the Beijing Connection  Bitterwinter.org

The last two survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime have been sentenced to life in prison for genocide. But it's a half victory.

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Justice in Cambodia - The Japan Times

Justice in Cambodia  The Japan Times

Japan should press Phnom Penh to continue its pursuit of justice, to protect the integrity of the tribunal and the human rights of the Cambodian people.

25 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge's Slaughter in Cambodia Is Ruled a Genocide - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Khmer Rouge's Slaughter in Cambodia Is Ruled a Genocide  The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (New York Times) — Many of the foot soldiers for the Khmer Rouge remain in Cambodia's remote reaches, each with a chronicle of ...

23 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end? - ABC News

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end?  ABC News

Dogged by political interference, the trials of the those responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million Cambodians could be drawing to a close after officials stated ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Era in the Spotlight with Guilty Verdicts - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Era in the Spotlight with Guilty Verdicts  The Diplomat

PHNOM PENH – Last week, around four decades after a Vietnamese invasion ended the tyranny of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, a United Nations-backed ...

21 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Two Decades On, Cambodia’s Revolutionary Capital Embraces Capitalism and Karaoke - VOA Khmer

Two Decades On, Cambodia’s Revolutionary Capital Embraces Capitalism and Karaoke  VOA Khmer

Tith Morn, 73, a former Khmer Rouge soldier, sits in front of his home in Anlong Veng district. “We protected the nation and the territory,” he said in April.

21 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

ECCC to soon determine role of Meas Muth - Khmer Times

ECCC to soon determine role of Meas Muth  Khmer Times

Judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia are expected to issue closing order against former Khmer Rouge navy commander Meas Muth ...

20 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

No more Khmer Rouge prosecutions, says Cambodia - The Guardian

No more Khmer Rouge prosecutions, says Cambodia  The Guardian

UN-backed tribunal that convicted the last two surviving leaders of genocide faces closure without government's help. Associated Press. Sun 18 Nov 2018 21.12 ...

18 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Experts weigh the record of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal - The Associated Press

Experts weigh the record of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal  The Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) — After spending nine years and more than $300 million to prosecute leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge responsible for the deaths of 1.7 ...

17 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide and war crimes in historic ruling - The Independent

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide and war crimes in historic ruling  The Independent

The only two surviving leaders of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime have been found guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, in a ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge verdict: 'I live next to my torturer' - BBC News

Khmer Rouge verdict: 'I live next to my torturer'  BBC News

After 12 years in operation, the UN-backed Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia on Friday delivered what will likely be its final verdict. But away from the ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, UN-backed court rules - The Irish Times

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, UN-backed court rules  The Irish Times

Court finds 1975-79 regime targeted Cham and Vietnamese people to create 'an atheistic and homogenous society without class divisions'

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal's last gasp - The Associated Press

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal's last gasp  The Associated Press

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The U.N.-backed tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 ...

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - The Diplomat

The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly  The Diplomat

Irrespective of what the United Nations says, on November 16, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), better known as the Khmer ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Former KR prison chief 'Duch' back in jail - The Phnom Penh Post

Former KR prison chief 'Duch' back in jail  The Phnom Penh Post

The Khmer Rouge's Tuol Sleng prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, was discharged from hospital on Monday and is back at the Kandal ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Duch back in prison after hospital stint - Khmer Times

Duch back in prison after hospital stint  Khmer Times

Former S-21 chief Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, returned to his cell in Kandal prison yesterday after spending three weeks in a hospital in Phnom ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Union leaders urged to admit faults to gain legal assistance - Khmer Times

Union leaders urged to admit faults to gain legal assistance  Khmer Times

The Labour Ministry is complying with an order issued by Prime Minister Hun Sen for ministries to review court cases of union leaders and advocate for them to ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Verdict Due Against Khmer Rouge Leaders for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Verdict Due Against Khmer Rouge Leaders for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The verdict this Friday focuses on charges of crimes against humanity and genocide committed at worksites, cooperatives, security centers and execution sites, ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict - UCA News

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict  UCA News

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict. Surviving Khmer Rouge leaders face judgment over the slaughter of Muslim Chams and ethnic Vietnamese among ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Former S-21 figure to found political party, National, kr-tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post

Former S-21 figure to found political party, National, kr-tribunal  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Khmer Rouge photographer at Tuol Sleng detention centre – also known as S-21, Nhem En, is to form another political party after the first one failed.

5 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Commander of Khmer Rouge's most notorious prison in intensive care in hospital - Reuters

Commander of Khmer Rouge's most notorious prison in intensive care in hospital  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A senior Khmer Rouge figure who ran Cambodia's most notorious prison during the genocidal regime is in intensive care in hospital, ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen requests UN cooperation on human rights - Khmer Times

Hun Sen requests UN cooperation on human rights  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested the United Nations to cooperate in order to ensure understanding on the issue of human rights prior to any evaluation by ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia - The Independent

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia  The Independent

In 1978, three young men on a gap year strayed into Cambodian waters and were discovered by members of the Khmer Rouge. Holly Baxter retraced the steps ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal « LRB blog - London Review of Books

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal « LRB blog  London Review of Books

Hun Sen, whose Cambodian People's Party took every seat in the national assembly in last month's elections, is the world's longest-serving prime minister ...

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Court postpones Adhoc 5's hearing - Khmer Times

Court postpones Adhoc 5's hearing  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Municipal Court today postponed the hearing of five human rights defenders charged with bribery as witnesses were absent. Adhoc staffers Nay ...

27 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Kingdom stay on medal hunt - Khmer Times

Kingdom stay on medal hunt  Khmer Times

While medals remain painfully absent, Cambodia continue to persevere in their hunt for silverware as week one of the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games in ...

24 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

‘Graves Without a Name’ trailer: Rithy Panh revisits Khmer Rouge horrors - Scroll.in

‘Graves Without a Name’ trailer: Rithy Panh revisits Khmer Rouge horrors  Scroll.in

The documentary will be screened on the sidelines of the Venice Film Festival on August 29 and at the Toronto festival in September.

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Community advocates call for permanent youth funding in city's budget • Long Beach Post - Long Beach Post

Community advocates call for permanent youth funding in city's budget • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

Inside a former North Long Beach fire station now used as Councilman Rex Richardson's field office, about a dozen or so youth activists on Monday night ...

7 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

The Justice Façade: Genocide Expert Alex Hinton on Differing Perspectives of the Khmer Rouge Trials - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The Justice Façade: Genocide Expert Alex Hinton on Differing Perspectives of the Khmer Rouge Trials  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

So, the book argues that it is necessary to step behind this facade and understand how everyday Cambodians and people understand what's going on in this ...

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

In search of forgotten pasts and forsaken identities - Khmer Times

In search of forgotten pasts and forsaken identities  Khmer Times

Several local and international films about Khmer Rouge have been shown in the past years. While most of them depict the tragic realities that Khmers faced in ...

24 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Spanish priest a good shepherd for ex-Khmer Rouge - La Croix International

Spanish priest a good shepherd for ex-Khmer Rouge  La Croix International

Within weeks of the collapse of the final remnants of the Khmer Rouge in late 1998, Father Enrique Figaredo, also known as "Kike" or "The Bishop of the ...

20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Rock in a Hard Place: Lauren Yee's 'Cambodian Rock Band' - American Theatre

Rock in a Hard Place: Lauren Yee's 'Cambodian Rock Band'  American Theatre

Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band, which premiered earlier this year at South Coast Repertory, follows the efforts of Neary, a young Cambodian American ...

29 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

EU donates €3.5M to the KR Tribunal , National - The Phnom Penh Post

EU donates €3.5M to the KR Tribunal , National  The Phnom Penh Post

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) announced on Monday that the European Union (EU) has pledged a total of €3.5 million ($4.1 ...

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Shocking mass murder behind 'stock' images - Fraser Coast Chronicle

Shocking mass murder behind 'stock' images  Fraser Coast Chronicle

THEIR photos are sold for profit as “stock” images, but the people in these pictures are victims of one of history's worst genocides.

25 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge: Shocking genocide story behind ‘stock’ images - NEWS.com.au

Khmer Rouge: Shocking genocide story behind ‘stock’ images  NEWS.com.au

THE woman with her baby stares quietly into the camera, her passive gaze perhaps containing some knowledge of the unspeakable horrors that were about to ...

25 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

PM touts policy of peace - Khmer Times

PM touts policy of peace  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday revisited the history of the civil war that Cambodia experienced for decades and his endeavour to build peace and end the ...

20 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian genocide: Survivors' stories show how justice can be won in the aftermath of even the worst atrocities - The Independent

Cambodian genocide: Survivors' stories show how justice can be won in the aftermath of even the worst atrocities  The Independent

The accounts of victims of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge show how they were able to find justice and healing by breaking their silence and speaking on behalf of those ...

17 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

A scholar's journey to understand the needs of Pol Pot's survivors - The Conversation - US

A scholar's journey to understand the needs of Pol Pot's survivors  The Conversation - US

Research on profound human suffering requires more than intellectual understanding of legal and political mechanics. It requires a human journey that goes ...

17 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Twenty years after Pol Pot died a broken man, his memory looms large - The Phnom Penh Post

Twenty years after Pol Pot died a broken man, his memory looms large  The Phnom Penh Post

Two decades have passed, but Mea Chron still stands by Pol Pot. Most days he also stands by the mass murderer's cremation site, keeping guard in the Khmer ...

13 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Former Khmer Rouge cadre Im Chaem turns to Christianity for absolution - Khmer Times

Former Khmer Rouge cadre Im Chaem turns to Christianity for absolution  Khmer Times

Seeking forgiveness from Jesus. Taking a rest from planting watermelon on her farm, former Khmer Rouge cadre Im Chaem smiles and says her mind is at ease ...

6 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

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

Music and brutal history drive home the points of ‘Cambodian Rock Band’  OCRegister

The phrase “skeletons in the closet” takes on new meaning when you're talking about those who have fled a nation ravaged by genocide to make a new home ...

12 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

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

Meet the Cambodian actress shaking up social norms  Southeast Asia Globe

One of Cambodia's most promising actresses, Lida Duch, hopes to flip the script on the film industry's traditional portrayal of women, and have some fun along ...

11 Mar 2018 | 3:00 am

CPP dominates Senate election - Khmer Times

CPP dominates Senate election  Khmer Times

The ruling Cambodian People's Party yesterday enjoyed a landslide victory in the Senate election, winning all 58 seats available. According to preliminary ...

26 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Ex-Khmer Rouge Official Converts to Christianity Guided by Pastor She Once Enslaved - Voice of America

Ex-Khmer Rouge Official Converts to Christianity Guided by Pastor She Once Enslaved  Voice of America

Im Chaem, a former Khmer Rouge official who was charged by a United Nations-backed tribunal with crimes against humanity including mass murder, ...

17 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

UN pledges $8 million to ECCC - Khmer Times

UN pledges $8 million to ECCC  Khmer Times

The United Nations will provide a $8 million subvention to support the 2018 operations of the Khmer Rouge tribunal, which is tasked with the prosecution of the ...

26 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge victim's items to be preserved - Khmer Times

Khmer Rouge victim's items to be preserved  Khmer Times

The US has provided $55,500 to the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts for a project to preserve the textile evidence – clothes and sandals of victims – at the Tuol ...

11 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

A Long Wait for Justice in Cambodia - Voice of America

A Long Wait for Justice in Cambodia  Voice of America

An exhibition at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC, explores the history of efforts to hold perpetrators of genocide accountable through court ...

6 Aug 2017 | 2:00 am

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

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

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Rithy Panh's new film is aimed at educating young Cambodians about one of the most notorious men in the kingdom's ...

27 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

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

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

It took 30 years of struggle to make the tribunal happen. Now a new battle begins to fairly judge its legacy.

17 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in Cambodia - The New York Times

Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in Cambodia  The New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The genocide trial of two senior Khmer Rouge leaders concluded its hearings on Friday with an angry scolding by the lawyer for ...

23 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

$300m spent, three men convicted: cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal - The Sydney Morning Herald

$300m spent, three men convicted: cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal  The Sydney Morning Herald

Phnom Penh: He has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to spend the rest of his life in jail over the deaths of at least 1.7 million people.

25 May 2017 | 2:00 am

Kse diev master dead, age 91, Post - The Phnom Penh Post

Kse diev master dead, age 91, Post  The Phnom Penh Post

The country on Saturday lost its pre-eminent master of the kse diev, a long-necked single-string instrument that dates back to Angkorian times, with the death of ...

8 May 2017 | 2:00 am

11 Years, $300 Million and 3 Convictions. Was the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Worth It? - The New York Times

11 Years, $300 Million and 3 Convictions. Was the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Worth It?  The New York Times

BANGKOK — After spending more than a decade and nearly $300 million, the United Nations-backed tribunal prosecuting the crimes of the Khmer Rouge has ...

10 Apr 2017 | 2:00 am

On the trail of Pol Pot's chief executioner - Prospect

On the trail of Pol Pot's chief executioner  Prospect

A single photograph led me to the "technician" of Cambodia's holocaust.

24 Mar 2017 | 8:07 pm

The former Khmer Rouge cadres who turned to God for salvation - South China Morning Post

The former Khmer Rouge cadres who turned to God for salvation  South China Morning Post

In Pailin, a province in Cambodia established for former members of Pol Pot's regime, Christianity is offering the redemption that Buddhism's karma cannot.

16 Feb 2017 | 2:00 am

Interview with Dr. Alexander L. Hinton, Author of “Man or Monster? The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer" - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Interview with Dr. Alexander L. Hinton, Author of “Man or Monster? The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer"  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Man or Monster? The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer”, is a study not just of Comrade Duch, the notorious chief of the S-21 Security Center in Phnom Penh, ...

1 Dec 2016 | 2:00 am

Duch bio sharpens lens on its subject, Post - The Phnom Penh Post

Duch bio sharpens lens on its subject, Post  The Phnom Penh Post

Man or Monster? The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer by Alexander Laban Hinton (Duke University Press, 350pp), $26.95 (paperback) Asked of the notorious ...

4 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am

Duch, defence teams spar - The Phnom Penh Post

Duch, defence teams spar  The Phnom Penh Post

Former S-21 chief Kaing Guek Eav told the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday that if he had known the true threat Vietnamese troops posed to the regime in 1979, ...

24 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

A Decade Later, Khmer Rouge Tribunal Leaving a Mixed Legacy - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

A Decade Later, Khmer Rouge Tribunal Leaving a Mixed Legacy  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Some $260 million has been spent on the proceedings since 2006, with only one defendant, Duch, receiving a full sentence for his charges of crimes against ...

21 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Duch tells tribunal Nuon Chea ordered S-21 purges - The Phnom Penh Post

Duch tells tribunal Nuon Chea ordered S-21 purges  The Phnom Penh Post

The former chief of the Khmer Rouge's notorious S-21 prison yesterday delved into details of the party's internal purges and the regime's final days.

15 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Duch Denies Rapes at S-21 - Khmer Times

Duch Denies Rapes at S-21  Khmer Times

Before starting his third day on the witness stand, Kaing Guek Eav, the former head of Khmer Rouge detention center S-21, was told by the court's president that ...

10 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Duch Says Was Ordered to ‘Exterminate Everybody’ at Security Center - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Duch Says Was Ordered to ‘Exterminate Everybody’ at Security Center  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

At the end when Uncle Nuon ordered me to destroy all human beings from S-21, I was very shocked and could not do anything. I was sick the day that the ...

10 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Duch Returns to Khmer Rouge Trial After Four Years - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Duch Returns to Khmer Rouge Trial After Four Years  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Duch, who oversaw the torture and execution of more than 15000 people at the prison, became the first Khmer Rouge official to be found guilty of crimes during ...

9 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

After Four Years, Duch Returns to Tribunal - The Cambodia Daily

After Four Years, Duch Returns to Tribunal  The Cambodia Daily

More than four years after he last stepped foot in the courtroom, Kaing Guek Eav, the S-21 prison chief better known as Duch, returned to the Khmer Rouge ...

8 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Duch to give 9 days of testimony at tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post

Duch to give 9 days of testimony at tribunal  The Phnom Penh Post

Kaing Guek Eav, the chairman of the infamous Tuol Sleng prison and more commonly known as Comrade Duch, is set testify at the Khmer Rouge tribunal next ...

19 May 2016 | 2:00 am

Duch Publicly Interrogated Foreign Inmate, Witness Says - The Cambodia Daily

Duch Publicly Interrogated Foreign Inmate, Witness Says  The Cambodia Daily

An Australian man captured at sea by the Khmer Rouge after straying into Cambodian waters was publicly interrogated by S-21 prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, ...

29 Apr 2016 | 2:00 am

How two men survived a prison where 12000 were killed - BBC News

How two men survived a prison where 12000 were killed  BBC News

Tuol Sleng is Cambodia's most notorious prison - in the 1970s, at least 12,000 people were tortured there and murdered. Only a handful of prisoners survived ...

11 Jun 2015 | 2:00 am

Book Examines Duch’s Trial and Its Effect on Victims - VOA Khmer

Book Examines Duch’s Trial and Its Effect on Victims  VOA Khmer

Chy Terith is the executive officer of Sleuk Rith Institute. He recently authored a book titled, “When the Criminal Laughs.” The book describes the trial of Kaing ...

19 Jan 2015 | 2:00 am

Actor's debut has him tipped for stardom, Post - The Phnom Penh Post

Actor's debut has him tipped for stardom, Post  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian renaissance man Phoeung Kompheak translated for Kaing Guek Eav during his trial. Now the actor's first starring role, as the Khmer Rouge cadre, ...

31 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Mass Murder Relies on People Like Us: An Interview With Thierry Cruvellier - New Yorker

Mass Murder Relies on People Like Us: An Interview With Thierry Cruvellier  New Yorker

In Phnom Penh, between 1975 and 1979—the years of Khmer Rouge terror that Cambodians often refer to simply as Pol Pot Time—a former schoolteacher ...

15 May 2014 | 2:00 am

Duch book examines the Khmer Rouge's banality of evil - The Phnom Penh Post

Duch book examines the Khmer Rouge's banality of evil  The Phnom Penh Post

The idea of “the banality of evil” was proposed in the wake of the atrocities committed during the Second World War. The theory prevails in the war-crime ...

14 Mar 2014 | 2:00 am

For Duch, a solitary life - The Phnom Penh Post

For Duch, a solitary life  The Phnom Penh Post

Away from the clamour of his fellow prisoners, an elderly man approaches the barbed wire that keeps him locked in solitary confinement in a cell in Kandal ...

19 Feb 2014 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Trials Are a Shocking Failure - TIME

Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Trials Are a Shocking Failure  TIME

Hearings into an appalling genocide have seen just five indictments and only one conviction in eight years at a cost of some $200 million.

13 Feb 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge's Bloodiest Murderers on Trial - Daily Beast

Khmer Rouge's Bloodiest Murderers on Trial  Daily Beast

Two of the masterminds behind the Cambodian genocide, one of last century's most severe mass killings, are finally on trial. Michael Moynihan on why it's time ...

20 Oct 2013 | 2:00 am

'Duch': An In-Depth Look at the Atrocities of the Khmer Rouge - Highbrow Magazine

'Duch': An In-Depth Look at the Atrocities of the Khmer Rouge  Highbrow Magazine

Duch: Master of the Forges of Hell. 3 ½ Stars. Catherine Dussart Productions (CDP). In the late 1960s, a radical Communist party known as the Khmer Rouge ...

26 Aug 2013 | 2:00 am

The Elimination: A Survivor of the Khmer Rouge Confronts His Past by Rithy Panh, review - Telegraph.co.uk

The Elimination: A Survivor of the Khmer Rouge Confronts His Past by Rithy Panh, review  Telegraph.co.uk

On April 17 1975, the Khmer Rouge – unsmiling 15 year-olds with AK-47s and orders not to touch anyone – entered Phnom Penh. With their rifle barrels, they ...

7 Jun 2013 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leader denies role in torture prison - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge leader denies role in torture prison  Telegraph.co.uk

A Khmer Rouge leader on trial for crimes against humanity on Wednesday rejected claims from the regime's chief jailer as "untruthful", denying he was ever in ...

18 Apr 2012 | 2:00 am

The Khmer Rouge's Perfect Villain - New York Times

The Khmer Rouge's Perfect Villain  New York Times

How does a man like Duch come to be? And how does he live with his crimes?

8 Feb 2012 | 2:00 am

Cambodia still reeling from Khmer Rouge - Stuff.co.nz

Cambodia still reeling from Khmer Rouge  Stuff.co.nz

Their photos line the walls of the genocide museum, once a notorious prison where Cambodians were tortured and killed by the brutal Khmer Rouge.

4 Feb 2012 | 2:00 am

Shock for Khmer Rouge leader Duch as his sentence is increased to life - Telegraph.co.uk

Shock for Khmer Rouge leader Duch as his sentence is increased to life  Telegraph.co.uk

A Khmer Rouge jailer known as Duch who oversaw the deaths of some 15000 people had his sentence increased to life in Cambodia today in a historic case.

3 Feb 2012 | 2:00 am

The Eccentricity of Evil: A Khmer Rouge Leader Goes on Trial - The Atlantic

The Eccentricity of Evil: A Khmer Rouge Leader Goes on Trial  The Atlantic

How did a math teacher come to help orchestrate one of the worst genocides since the Holocaust?

12 Apr 2011 | 2:00 am

Attorneys for Khmer Rouge torture prison leader appeal conviction - CNN International

Attorneys for Khmer Rouge torture prison leader appeal conviction  CNN International

Lawyers for a man who ran a notorious torture prison in Cambodia where more than 14000 people died during the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime are appealing ...

25 Aug 2010 | 2:00 am

Khmer Official Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison - NPR

Khmer Official Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison  NPR

A U.N.-backed tribunal ordered Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch, to serve 19 years in prison. The court shaved 11 years he's already spent in detention from the ...

26 Jul 2010 | 2:00 am

Anger in Cambodia After Sentencing of Khmer Rouge Jailer Duch - New York Times

Anger in Cambodia After Sentencing of Khmer Rouge Jailer Duch  New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — For 30 years since the brutal Khmer Rouge regime was driven from power, Cambodians have lived with unresolved trauma, with ...

26 Jul 2010 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch found guilty - BBC News

Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch found guilty  BBC News

Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch has been found guilty of crimes against humanity by Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes tribunal. Duch, 67, whose full ...

26 Jul 2010 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Khmer Rouge trial of Comrade Duch set to end - BBC News

Cambodian Khmer Rouge trial of Comrade Duch set to end  BBC News

The trial of former jailer Comrade Duch, the first in Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, enters its final stages.

23 Nov 2009 | 2:00 am

From Khmer Rouge torturer to born-again Christian - Christian Science Monitor

From Khmer Rouge torturer to born-again Christian  Christian Science Monitor

Once a devoted Khmer Rouge communist, the regime's former chief executioner traded leftist ideology for Jesus, and now, with his trial four days under way, ...

6 Apr 2009 | 2:00 am

Notorious Khmer Rouge killer Comrade Duch confesses his crimes - Telegraph.co.uk

Notorious Khmer Rouge killer Comrade Duch confesses his crimes  Telegraph.co.uk

The man who ran a notorious Khmer Rouge torture centre in Cambodia admitted his crimes on Tuesday and sought forgiveness from his victims.

31 Mar 2009 | 2:00 am

Comrade Duch 'smashed' thousands in his notorious jail - Telegraph.co.uk

Comrade Duch 'smashed' thousands in his notorious jail  Telegraph.co.uk

Kaing Guek Eav, 66, better known as Comrade Duch, was executioner for the ultra-Maoist regime which devastated Cambodia in the late 1970s. He was ...

17 Feb 2009 | 2:00 am

Kang Khek Ieu: 'They all had to be eliminated' - Independent

Kang Khek Ieu: 'They all had to be eliminated'  Independent

Kang Khek Ieu was known as 'Cambodia's Himmler', a torturer who oversaw the deaths of 17,000 people. As he prepares to go on trial, he gives a chilling ...

11 Feb 2008 | 2:00 am