Cambodia News: Khmer

New Effort to Honor Khmer Krom Fighters Allied With US in Vietnam War - Voice of America


Voice of America

New Effort to Honor Khmer Krom Fighters Allied With US in Vietnam War
Voice of America
Ethnic Cambodians living in South Vietnam, the Khmer Krom of Task Force 957, Mobile Guerrilla Force (MGF), were “fun to be with,” he recalls, “and they were vicious.” They weren't a well-known force, during or after the war, and for years Yedinak has ...

16 Sep 2017 | 3:55 pm

Khmer Krom & Hmong: Vietnam's Largest Graft Case in History Unearths Social Injustices Towards Minorities - UNPO


UNPO

Khmer Krom & Hmong: Vietnam's Largest Graft Case in History Unearths Social Injustices Towards Minorities
UNPO
Meanwhile, national minorities such as the Khmer Krom and Hmong continue to suffer under widespread abuse, discrimination and social injustice. For instance, the prevalence of malnutrition among these minority group is twice as high as for the ...

15 Sep 2017 | 11:16 am

Prahoc to go international - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Prahoc to go international
Khmer Times
A small community in Siem Reap province's Chong Kneas commune is adamant about getting global recognition for their unique fermented fish paste, or prahoc, after the government endorsed a national standard for the most distinctive ingredient in Khmer ...

14 Sep 2017 | 1:07 pm

'This Is Their Film': Angelina Jolie Tells A Story Of Khmer Rouge Survival - NPR


NPR

'This Is Their Film': Angelina Jolie Tells A Story Of Khmer Rouge Survival
NPR
The film First They Killed My Father begins in 1975 Cambodia, during the rise of the Khmer Rouge. The hard-line communist regime aimed to deport an entire nation into the countryside and form an agrarian utopia — but their experiment failed. People ...
Angelina Jolie directs a historical drama about the Khmer RougeThe Boston Globe
Angelina Jolie on her Cambodian epic and the power of familyABC News
Review: In Angelina Jolie's New Movie, a Child's-Eye View of WarNew York Times
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13 Sep 2017 | 5:19 pm

New website aims to educate youth on Khmer Rouge regime - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

New website aims to educate youth on Khmer Rouge regime
Khmer Times
The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) launched its new multimedia website on Friday, specifically aimed at educating and informing Cambodia's youth about the Khmer Rouge regime. The website is aimed at shedding light on Cambodia's ...

11 Sep 2017 | 1:07 pm

How the nation became a graveyard for democracy - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

How the nation became a graveyard for democracy
Khmer Times
Is Khmer Times too free-thinking? Time to go to a re-education camp. KT: Do you think the upcoming election will be free and fair? Mr Sophal: No, it will not be free and fair. They've never been except for 1993. They are already the un-freest and un ...
Cambodia Daily Newspaper To Close After 24 YearsNPR
Cambodian opposition leader arrested and accused of treasonTelegraph.co.uk
Cambodia Daily newspaper closes in government tax rowBBC News
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3 Sep 2017 | 1:38 pm

Khmer Rouge-era Rape Cases Remain Taboo Topic, Justice Elusive for Survivors - Voice of America


Voice of America

Khmer Rouge-era Rape Cases Remain Taboo Topic, Justice Elusive for Survivors
Voice of America
One evening in 1975, soon after the Khmer Rouge forces had taken control of Cambodia, some of the cadres came to Taing Kim's village in Boribo district of Kampong Chhnang Province. The cadres inspected each household, and Taing Kim and her ...

3 Sep 2017 | 4:50 am