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Cambodia inaugurates memorial at Khmer Rouge genocide museum

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian officials inaugurated a memorial at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum on Thursday to remember more than 12,000 people tortured at the site when it was a Khmer Rouge prison.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 26 Mar 2015 | 1:32 pm

Cambodia unveils memorial at brutal Khmer Rouge prison site

Cambodia unveiled a new memorial at a notorious Khmer Rouge prison Thursday to remember the thousands who were tortured and murdered there during the ruthless regime's rule in the late 1970s. The $90,000 tribute, reminiscent of a Buddhist stupa and paid for by the German government, was unveiled in front of survivors of the Tuol Sleng prison in the capital Phnom Penh. "I am satisfied and can die ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 26 Mar 2015 | 9:26 am

Cambodia inaugurates memorial at Khmer Rouge genocide museum - Yahoo News


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Cambodia inaugurates memorial at Khmer Rouge genocide museum
Yahoo News
Buddhist monks chanted prayers at a ceremony at the museum, a former high school that the Khmer Rouge converted into a prison after taking power in 1975. Deputy Prime Minister Sok An presided over the ceremony, which was attended by representatives ...
Memorial at Khmer Rouge prison siteIrish Independent

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 26 Mar 2015 | 8:06 am

Are the Khmer Rouge and ISIS similar? - The Interpreter


The Interpreter

Are the Khmer Rouge and ISIS similar?
The Interpreter
No one is more aware than I of the terrible cost of Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. It was a period that devastated a country I knew well, and which led to the death, as Elliot rightly notes, of at least 1.7 million people ...
HRW: Cambodia must act on criminal charges against Khmer Rouge leadersJURIST
Milton Osborne exposes truth about Khmer RougeThe Australian (blog)
Gov't Blasted for Inaction After Charges Against KR OfficialsThe Cambodia Daily (subscription)

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 24 Mar 2015 | 6:33 am

Cambodia: Stop Blocking Justice for Khmer Rouge Crimes - Human Rights Watch


Cambodia: Stop Blocking Justice for Khmer Rouge Crimes
Human Rights Watch
The Cambodian government's refusal to cooperate in bringing Khmer Rouge leaders before the UN-backed tribunal would be the last straw after years of obstruction, delay, and corruption. If the government fails to act quickly on the judge's charges, then ...

Source: Khmer - Google News | 23 Mar 2015 | 3:13 am

Khmer Rouge victims reunited 40 years after daring rescue - CBC.ca


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Khmer Rouge victims reunited 40 years after daring rescue
CBC.ca
March marks 40 years since Charet and her sister Anna helped approximately 55 orphaned babies and children escape from the terror of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. At the time, the horror of the Khmer Rouge was escalating — more than 1.5 million ...
Cambodian reality TV show reunites families lost in Khmer Rouge chaosThe Japan Times

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 22 Mar 2015 | 12:33 am

Hopes of Returning Pre-Khmer Rouge Urns to Families - The Cambodia Daily (subscription)


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Hopes of Returning Pre-Khmer Rouge Urns to Families
The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
During a visit to Wat Lanka last month, Youk Chhang, chief executive of the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam), stumbled across more than 400 urns in an alcove behind a statue of Buddha, many of which are thought to predate the Pol Pot regime.

Source: Khmer - Google News | 21 Mar 2015 | 1:44 am

Khmer Rouge victims reunited 40 years after daring rescue

Eloise Charet can't forget the horrific scene at the orphanage she walked into in Cambodia in 1975. "One of the rooms had all these children that were left to die," says Charet. March marks 40 years since Charet and her sister Anna helped approximately 55 orphaned babies and children escape from the terror ofPol Pot's Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. At the time, the horror of the Khmer Rouge was ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 20 Mar 2015 | 1:54 am

Khmer Rouge Traded Pigs, Gold For Supplies, Ex-Official Claims - The Cambodia Daily (subscription)


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Khmer Rouge Traded Pigs, Gold For Supplies, Ex-Official Claims
The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
The deputy chief of the Tram Kak district hospital during the Pol Pot era told the Khmer Rouge tribunal Thursday of how he traded pigs for medical supplies and gold for wristwatches with Vietnamese nationals, on the instruction of higher-ranking officials.
Khmer Krom: Witness of Red Khmers Genocide TestifiesUNPO

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 20 Mar 2015 | 12:50 am

Khmer Rouge docs shed light on journalists' 1978 visit - The Phnom Penh Post


Khmer Rouge docs shed light on journalists' 1978 visit
The Phnom Penh Post
An internal Khmer Rouge report posted to the website of the Khmer Rouge tribunal offers a rare glimpse into the unvarnished thinking of the regime – including a seeming acknowledgement of regime shortcomings, a fondness for communist scholar Malcolm ...

Source: Khmer - Google News | 19 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am

Cambodian fighter uses Kun Khmer to dominate in MMA

It was Karate versus Kun Khmer as Cambodia's Chan Rothana faced off against Ramon Gonzales in a bantamweight clash of seasoned strikers at ONE: AGE OF CHAMPIONS in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last Friday.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 17 Mar 2015 | 3:40 pm

TV show reunites Cambodian families scattered by Khmer Rouge

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Palms clasped together, tears welling in her eyes, Sam Somaly looked into the camera and issued a desperate plea to three siblings she had not seen in nearly 40 years — family lost a lifetime ago to a nightmare that still haunts Cambodia today.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 17 Mar 2015 | 5:33 am

ISIS' Role Model: Pol Pot's 'Genocidal' Khmer Rouge - The National Interest Online (blog)


The National Interest Online (blog)

ISIS' Role Model: Pol Pot's 'Genocidal' Khmer Rouge
The National Interest Online (blog)
In an excellent exploratory piece by Graeme Woods in The Atlantic this month, he notes in passing the similarities between ISIS and the Khmer Rouge. It's a worthy comparison – further highlighted by ISIS' destruction of antiquities as reported last ...
Khmer Rouge tribunal should lift the lid on cases 003 and 004The Phnom Penh Post
Khmer Rouge Commune Chief Denies Role in Purge PlansThe Cambodia Daily (subscription)

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 13 Mar 2015 | 2:01 pm

The worrying parallels between the Khmer Rouge and ISIS - The Interpreter


The Interpreter

The worrying parallels between the Khmer Rouge and ISIS
The Interpreter
In an excellent exploratory piece by Graeme Woods in The Atlantic this month, he notes in passing the similarities between ISIS and the Khmer Rouge. It's a worthy comparison – further highlighted by ISIS' destruction of antiquities as reported last ...

Source: Khmer - Google News | 12 Mar 2015 | 4:32 am

The Khmer Rouge on trial - The Economist


The Economist

The Khmer Rouge on trial
The Economist
On March 3rd the ECCC's investigating judges charged two former Khmer Rouge cadres with crimes against humanity encompassing murder, extermination, torture and “persecution on political and ethnic grounds”. The accused, a former navy commander ...
Hun Sen Urges Understanding for Khmer Rouge Leaders' Defense TeamsVOA Khmer

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 11 Mar 2015 | 2:04 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal charges 2 new suspects

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal has charged two more suspects, risking a confrontation with the country's prime minister, who has warned against adding new defendants.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 4 Mar 2015 | 4:53 am

The wonders of Angkor

[caption id="attachment_247176" align="aligncenter" width="720"] "ONE OF THE SUPREME ARCHITECTURAL TRIUMPHS OF ALL TIME." Ankor's legacy is its Khmer art and Architecture. Expressing the most venerable philosophies in Asia, and forming an encyclopedic storehouse of Hindu and Buddhist symbolism, they are a focus and a source of inspiration for modern Cambodia's rebirth and rediscovery.[/caption ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 4 Mar 2015 | 12:05 am

Two more Khmer Rouge suspects charged with crimes against humanity

An investigating judge at Cambodia's UN-backed court Tuesday charged two more former Khmer Rouge cadres with crimes against humanity, days after the country's premier warned prosecuting further suspects could ignite a civil war. Mid-ranking regime cadres Meas Muth, an ex-navy commander, and Im Chaem, a female former district official -- both believed to be in their seventies -- were charged in ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Mar 2015 | 4:11 pm

U.N.-Cambodia tribunal charges two more ex-Khmer Rouge cadres

By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Cambodia charged two former cadres of the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime with crimes against humanity on Tuesday over their alleged roles in the deaths of an estimated 1.8 million people. The charges were brought against Im Chaem, a Buddhist nun in her 60s suspected of running a forced labour camp, and Meas Muth, a former ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Mar 2015 | 11:51 am

Expanding Khmer Rouge trials could spark war: Cambodian PM

Cambodia's strongman Prime Minister Thursday warned that prosecuting more Khmer Rouge suspects in the country's UN-backed genocide court could ignite a civil war. Hun Sen, himself a former low-level commander in the brutal communist regime, said the prosecution of officials "almost goes too far" and could start a new conflict in his country. The Khmer Rouge massacred up to two million of its own ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 26 Feb 2015 | 11:57 am

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