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Brilliant “Cambodian Rock Band blends history, a family tale and superior vintage music / Review - Oregon Music News

Brilliant “Cambodian Rock Band blends history, a family tale and superior vintage music / Review  Oregon Music News

By HOLLY JOHNSON // Something unusual at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, an exquisite compelling play loaded with Pop and Psychedelic Rock sounds live ...

18 Sep 2019 | 1:46 pm

Showing Cambodian Spirit, Rock 'n' Roll Perseveres, New U.S. Play Attracts Awards - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Showing Cambodian Spirit, Rock 'n' Roll Perseveres, New U.S. Play Attracts Awards  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

It's a joyful, defiant celebration of Cambodian artists as they existed before the Khmer Rouge tried to destroy them,” Yee told VOA Khmer.

16 Sep 2019 | 8:29 am

Remembering Cambodia's brutal Brother No 2 | Article - Asia Times

Remembering Cambodia's brutal Brother No 2 | Article  Asia Times

Nuon Chea, recently deceased chief organizer and ideologue of the murderous Khmer Rouge, epitomized the 'banality of evil'

17 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nuon Chea obituary | Register - The Times

Nuon Chea obituary | Register  The Times

Known as “Brother Number Two”, Nuon Chea was Pol Pot's right-hand man in the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia that killed up to three million of ...

15 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

The Death of Nuon Chea and Cambodia’s Failed Khmer Rouge Tribunal - World Politics Review

The Death of Nuon Chea and Cambodia’s Failed Khmer Rouge Tribunal  World Politics Review

He died in a hospital in Phnom Penh at 93, still portraying himself as a Cambodian hero. Nuon Chea was the senior-most surviving member of the Khmer Rouge ...

15 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Death Stops Defendant's Appeal - VOA News

Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Death Stops Defendant's Appeal  VOA News

The U.N.-assisted tribunal trying leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge on charges of genocide and other crimes affirmed Tuesday it will cease legal proceedings ...

13 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer Rouge genocide: Nuon Chea's death has major implications for justice in Cambodia - The Conversation UK

Khmer Rouge genocide: Nuon Chea's death has major implications for justice in Cambodia  The Conversation UK

Nuon Chea, Pol Pot's second-in-command in Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, died on August 4 aged 93. Following Pol Pot's death in 1998, he was the most senior ...

13 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nuon Chea cremated in Pailin province - Khmer Times

Nuon Chea cremated in Pailin province  Khmer Times

The body of Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea was cremated on Friday. Mr Chea, former deputy secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea, died on August ...

12 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer Rouge ideologue cremated, appeal may be stopped - Pattaya Mail

Khmer Rouge ideologue cremated, appeal may be stopped  Pattaya Mail

Phnom Penh, Cambodia (AP) — The death of the Khmer Rouge's top ideologue may end criminal proceedings against him even though his appeal against ...

11 Aug 2019 | 11:00 pm

Three killed in two wall collapses in Sihanoukville province - Khmer Times

Three killed in two wall collapses in Sihanoukville province  Khmer Times

Three people were killed in two separate construction related mishaps in Sihanoukville. In the first incident, a man was killed when a wall collapsed at a brick ...

9 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Ideologue Cremated, Appeal May Be Stopped - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Ideologue Cremated, Appeal May Be Stopped  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Nuon Chea, the second-highest official after Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot when the group held power in the late 1970s, died Sunday at age 93. He was ...

9 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nuon Chea: Remembering the Legacy of the Khmer Rouge's Chief Ideologue - The Diplomat

Nuon Chea: Remembering the Legacy of the Khmer Rouge's Chief Ideologue  The Diplomat

Nuon Chea, a Cambodian politician and a chief ideologue as part of the notorious Khmer Rouge, died Sunday at age 93 after a brief stay in a Phnom Penh hotel ...

6 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

The Man Behind Cambodia's Khmer Rouge 'Died Easier Than the People He Killed' - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

The Man Behind Cambodia's Khmer Rouge 'Died Easier Than the People He Killed'  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Cambodians found little comfort in the death of Nuon Chea, believed to be the mastermind behind the Khmer Rouge regime that killed 1.7 million of their ...

6 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nuon Chea, Khmer Rouge’s infamous ‘Brother Number Two,’ dies at 93 - The Washington Post

Nuon Chea, Khmer Rouge’s infamous ‘Brother Number Two,’ dies at 93  The Washington Post

Nuon Chea, the infamous “Brother Number Two” who presided over some of the worst atrocities of Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia in the late 1970s and ...

4 Aug 2019 | 3:00 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 ...

1 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Next Article International Co-Investigating Judge resigns from Khmer Rouge Tribunal - Khmer Times

Next Article International Co-Investigating Judge resigns from Khmer Rouge Tribunal  Khmer Times

The international co-investigating judge of the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal has resigned today after the conclusion of investigation of case 004.

28 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer Rouge court concludes case 004/2 - Khmer Times

Khmer Rouge court concludes case 004/2  Khmer Times

The pre-trial chamber of the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal has, on Friday, concluded an appeal hearing of case 004/2 against senior cadre Ao An.

21 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer Rouge Tribunal appeal hearing set - Khmer Times

Khmer Rouge Tribunal appeal hearing set  Khmer Times

The pre-trial chamber of the UN-backed Khmer Rouge Tribunal has set June 19 to 21 for the appeal hearing of case 004/2 against former senior cadre Ao An.

4 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Daze of Justice Documentary Airing Renews Questions Over Khmer Rouge Justice - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Daze of Justice Documentary Airing Renews Questions Over Khmer Rouge Justice  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

The film, produced by Michael Siv, himself a survivor, follows the group as they give testimony in Case 002 against Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, the last two ...

26 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Review: “Cambodian Rock Band” - hpherald.com - Hyde Park Herald

Review: “Cambodian Rock Band” - hpherald.com  Hyde Park Herald

RECOMMENDED. Where: Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. When; through May 5. Tickets: $32-$65. Phone: 773-871-3000. By ANNE SPISELMAN

24 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

'Cambodian Rock Band' Traces a Musical Line Back to Genocide of 1970s - WTTW News

'Cambodian Rock Band' Traces a Musical Line Back to Genocide of 1970s  WTTW News

Lauren Yee thrillingly fuses her writing with music that links two cultures and two eras in the richly theatrical “Cambodian Rock Band.”

23 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian Rock Band blends tragedy and joy into one of the best plays of the year - Chicago Reader

Cambodian Rock Band blends tragedy and joy into one of the best plays of the year  Chicago Reader

Near the end of the first act of Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band, the cast delivers a blazing cover of the real-life Cambodian-American rock band Dengue ...

17 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Strike Up the Band: A Review of Cambodian Rock Band at Victory Gardens Theater - Newcity Stage

Strike Up the Band: A Review of Cambodian Rock Band at Victory Gardens Theater  Newcity Stage

Hyperbole be damned, the latest from Lauren Yee may just be the best show of the year.

16 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

2405 - THEATER REVIEW Cambodian Rock Band - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times

2405 - THEATER REVIEW Cambodian Rock Band - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - THEATER REVIEW Cambodian Rock Band Playwright: Lauren Yee At: Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: ...

15 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

'Cambodian Rock Band' review: A brilliant mashup of genres, generations - Chicago Sun-Times

'Cambodian Rock Band' review: A brilliant mashup of genres, generations  Chicago Sun-Times

With her play “Cambodian Rock Band,” receiving its Chicago premiere at Victory Gardens, Lauren Yee has pulled off a piece of writing so deft as to successfully ...

14 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Ex-Khmer Rouge leader in Cambodia embraces Christianity - La Croix International

Ex-Khmer Rouge leader in Cambodia embraces Christianity  La Croix International

Ex-Khmer Rouge leader in Cambodia embraces Christianity. Like some other elderly cadres, 76-year-old grandmother seeks solace in God's forgiveness but ...

9 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Review: Cambodian Rock Band an instant classic - Siskiyou Daily News

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Review: Cambodian Rock Band an instant classic  Siskiyou Daily News

Cambodian Rock Band” is a straight-up masterpiece that brings to the forefront a story that needs to be told.The play sheds light and truth on a dark period of ...

23 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

A Defining Moment in Ashland - Eugene Weekly

A Defining Moment in Ashland  Eugene Weekly

Beleaguered by financial woes from last season's wildfires, whose smoke caused cancellations of a couple dozen outdoor performances, the Oregon ...

21 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Previous Article Ex-soldier tried over DJ's shooting - Khmer Times

Previous Article Ex-soldier tried over DJ's shooting  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday tried a former soldier who shot and injured a DJ at the Rock Entertainment Centre in the capital in 2017. Judge Heng ...

14 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Where a Cambodian legend beckons - Khmer Times

Where a Cambodian legend beckons  Khmer Times

Khmer people of Cambodia have thousands of folktales and legends, which have been orally passed on from one generation to another. Many of those stories ...

15 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Victory Gardens Presents Chicago Premeire Of Cambodian Rock Band, and More - Broadway World

Victory Gardens Presents Chicago Premeire Of Cambodian Rock Band, and More  Broadway World

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 44th season with the Chicago Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band, written by Lauren Yee, featuring songs by Dengue ...

22 Jan 2019 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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.

5 Dec 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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

Last week the Khmer Rouge tribunal handed down a historic verdict against two elderly leaders of the regime that claimed at least 1.7 million lives, legally ...

22 Nov 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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

From the Pouy Ta Mok lookout high in the Dangrek Mountains, visitors can see for miles — a sweeping panorama of farms, forests, and bushfires. What the ...

21 Nov 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Genocide verdict in Cambodia is bitter, belated justice - Amnesty International

Genocide verdict in Cambodia is bitter, belated justice  Amnesty International

Responding to the guilty verdict handed to Khmer Rouge cadres Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia ...

16 Nov 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge Leaders Likely Tribunal’s Last - Voice of America

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge Leaders Likely Tribunal’s Last  Voice of America

The tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians will issue verdicts Friday in ...

14 Nov 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

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

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

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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Former S-21 figure to found political party - The Phnom Penh Post

Former S-21 figure to found political party  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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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

It was June 1978 when Hilary received her final letter from her brother John. “He used to write to me on his travels,” she tells me, 40 years later. “They were ...

28 Sep 2018 | 3:00 am

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal  Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal—"Asia's Nuremberg"—was created in 1997 to bring accountability for the Khmer Rouge era atrocities. 20 years and $320 million ...

29 Aug 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

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.

6 Jun 2018 | 2:38 pm

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 | 3:00 am

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

16 Mar 2018 | 3:00 am

Ex-Khmer Rouge Official Converts to Christianity Guided by Pastor She Once Enslaved - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Ex-Khmer Rouge Official Converts to Christianity Guided by Pastor She Once Enslaved  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 9:07 pm

As Khmer Rouge guerrillas in the '70s, they took part in genocide. Now, as Christians, they ask for forgivene - Los Angeles Times

As Khmer Rouge guerrillas in the '70s, they took part in genocide. Now, as Christians, they ask for forgivene  Los Angeles Times

Many former Khmer Rouge cadres in Cambodia are now devout Christians, and have reconciled the part they played in the genocidal regime less than 40 years ...

26 Dec 2016 | 3:00 am

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

Duch bio sharpens lens on its subject  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)

4 Nov 2016 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Trying Guilt - The Cambodia Daily

Trying Guilt  The Cambodia Daily

“The truth is a hard thing to articulate, let alone take responsibility for. Though we have good reason to decry the torturers' failure to speak to the truth, the ...

4 Jul 2015 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

A timeline of the Khmer Rouge regime and its aftermath - CNN

A timeline of the Khmer Rouge regime and its aftermath  CNN

At least 1.7 million people -- nearly a quarter of Cambodia's population -- were killed by execution, disease, starvation and overwork under the Khmer Rouge's ...

16 Apr 2015 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Genocides, Remembered and Forgotten - New Yorker

Genocides, Remembered and Forgotten  New Yorker

Of all the modern genocides, the mass slaughter of two million Cambodians under the Khmer Rouge between 1975 and 1979 was probably the least ...

7 Apr 2014 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Life term for Cambodia Khmer Rouge jailer Duch - BBC News

Life term for Cambodia Khmer Rouge jailer Duch  BBC News

Cambodia's UN-backed genocide court has rejected an appeal by Khmer Rouge jailer Duch and increased his sentence to life imprisonment. Duch, born Kaing ...

3 Feb 2012 | 3:00 am

Timeline: The Khmer Rouge - Aljazeera.com

Timeline: The Khmer Rouge  Aljazeera.com

Below is an an overview of the rise and fall of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.

3 Feb 2012 | 3:00 am

Peace at last for man who painted Khmer Rouge hell - The Independent

Peace at last for man who painted Khmer Rouge hell  The Independent

The horrors endured by Vann Nath during the dark years of the Khmer Rouge's tyrannical rule stayed with him until the very end. Indeed, they most likely ...

7 Sep 2011 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Prosecution Wants Increased Sentence for Khmer Rouge War Criminal Duch - Voice of America

Prosecution Wants Increased Sentence for Khmer Rouge War Criminal Duch  Voice of America

The prosecution at Tuesday?s appeal hearing for Comrade Duch, the former head of the Khmer Rouge's notorious S-21 prison, has asked the United ...

28 Mar 2011 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Khmer Rouge jailer Duch sentenced for war crimes - CBC.ca

Khmer Rouge jailer Duch sentenced for war crimes  CBC.ca

A war crimes tribunal has sentenced the Khmer Rouge's chief jailer for overseeing the deaths of up to 16000 people, in the first verdict involving a senior ...

26 Jul 2010 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Torture and Death Recounted at Cambodian Trial - New York Times

Torture and Death Recounted at Cambodian Trial  New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — “Where were you tortured and when?” For the past two weeks, judges and lawyers in the trial of a Khmer Rouge prison chief have ...

14 Jul 2009 | 3:00 am

Khmer Rouge chief: babies were 'smashed to death' - Independent

Khmer Rouge chief: babies were 'smashed to death'  Independent

The former head of a prison run by the Khmer Rouge has confessed to one of the darkest crimes committed during the regime's brutal rule – smashing the skulls ...

9 Jun 2009 | 3:00 am

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

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

The leader of Cambodia's most notorious prison, now on trial, has admitted guilt and asked for forgiveness in accordance with his new faith.

6 Apr 2009 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Interviewing Comrade Duch - Prospect

Interviewing Comrade Duch  Prospect

As the trial that many thought would never happen finally begins today—that of Kaing Guek Eav, 66, better known as "Comrade Duch," who is one of five men ...

17 Feb 2009 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

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

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

He was Pol Pot's trusted henchman, the brilliant mathematician who calmly fashioned an efficient apparatus of torture and death out of a Phnom Penh high ...

11 Feb 2008 | 3:00 am