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Cannibalism, Khmer Rouge and Horrors of War - The Cambodia Daily


Cannibalism, Khmer Rouge and Horrors of War
The Cambodia Daily
Following her arrest and imprisonment in Kraing Ta Chan security center by the Khmer Rouge, Ouk Him bore witness to a scene unfathomable to most. “One day, there was a pregnant woman detained at the prison with me and she felt a stomach pain as she ...

Source: Khmer - Google News | 25 Apr 2015 | 1:38 am

WATCH: "Don't Think I've Forgotten" Uncovers Cambodia's Rock & Roll Era ... - Democracy Now! (blog)


Democracy Now! (blog)

WATCH: "Don't Think I've Forgotten" Uncovers Cambodia's Rock & Roll Era ...
Democracy Now! (blog)
The secret U.S. carpet bombing of Cambodia that began in 1969 killed as many as 500,000 civilians and contributed to the rise of the Khmer Rouge. When the U.S. evacuated its troops during the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975 it came shortly after it ...
Evacuation of Cambodian capital remembered in exhibitionJournal of Turkish Weekly
The National Geographic SocietyNational Geographic

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 25 Apr 2015 | 12:35 am

Artists preserve Khmer Rouge memories in half a ton of salt - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Artists preserve Khmer Rouge memories in half a ton of salt
The Phnom Penh Post
These strange parcels were destined to become part of Unfinished – a joint exhibition by the couple at the National Institute of Education intended as a commemorative event to mark the 40-year anniversary of the arrival of the Khmer Rouge into Phnom Penh.

Source: Khmer - Google News | 24 Apr 2015 | 3:26 pm

Hun Sen hostility puts decade-old UN Khmer Rouge tribunal in doubt - Reuters


Reuters

Hun Sen hostility puts decade-old UN Khmer Rouge tribunal in doubt
Reuters
But police have refused to arrest three former senior Khmer Rouge cadres charged with crimes against humanity - and the police have the implicit support of Prime Minister Hun Sen in refusing not to cooperate. At a cost of more than $200 million and ...
Hun Sen Hostility Puts UN Khmer Rouge Tribunal in DoubtVoice of America
US-Cambodians Hold Candle Vigil for Khmer Rouge VictimsVOA Khmer
Found Cambodia archive charts life before and after Khmer RougeSouth China Morning Post (subscription)
Lowell Sun -NPR -The Asia Foundation - In Asia
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Source: Khmer - Google News | 21 Apr 2015 | 9:37 am

Murders mar Khmer New Year festivities - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Murders mar Khmer New Year festivities
The Phnom Penh Post
A spate of child murders cast a dark shadow over last week's Khmer New Year festivities, with six children between 15 months and 12 years of age killed so far this month, investigators said. A military police officer is expected to appear at the Phnom ...

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 20 Apr 2015 | 1:55 am

Scars of the Khmer Rouge: How Cambodia is healing from a genocide - CNN


The Guardian

Scars of the Khmer Rouge: How Cambodia is healing from a genocide
CNN
"The scars of the Khmer Rouge are very deep and physical and present in modern Cambodia," said Theary Seng, a human rights lawyer whose parents were killed by the regime, and who moved to the U.S. as a refugee before returning to her homeland as ...
Life after the Khmer Rouge: the humour and heartache of Cambodian family ...The Guardian
Forty Years Post-Khmer Rouge, New Generation Returns to CambodiaNBCNews.com
40 Years After Cambodia Fell to the Khmer Rouge, Perhaps We Shouldn't Focus ...Foreign Policy (blog)
Radio Free Asia -Financial Times -ABC Online
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Source: Khmer - Google News | 16 Apr 2015 | 10:46 pm

Cambodian Orphans Yearn for Answers 40 Years After Fleeing the Khmer Rouge - TIME


TIME

Cambodian Orphans Yearn for Answers 40 Years After Fleeing the Khmer Rouge
TIME
By the time the Khmer Rouge took control of Phnom Penh on April 17, 1975, Miika had been safely shuttled out, but her identity remained trapped inside. In Cambodia, Pol Pot's brutal regime set about systematically dismantling all existing systems ...
Author Refuses To Let Bitterness Toward Khmer Rouge Take ControlVOA Khmer
American peace fellows meet with Khmer Rouge survivorsThe Phnom Penh Post
Forty Years Later, Reporter Recalls Evacuation of Phnom PenhVoice of America
The Star Online
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Source: Khmer - Google News | 14 Apr 2015 | 9:24 am

Khmer New Year - US Department of State (press release)


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Khmer New Year
US Department of State (press release)
On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I want to extend my warmest wishes to the people of Cambodia for a safe and joyous Khmer New Year. The United States and Cambodia have a strong and lasting bond built on a foundation of trade, ...
With Political Talks Settled, 19 Detainees To Be ReleasedVOA Khmer
40 years later, US ambassador feels shame, anger over Cambodia pullout, 1st ...680 News
Ambassador: US handed Cambodia to 'butcher' 40 years agoabc27

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 10 Apr 2015 | 5:47 pm

40 years later, US ambassador feels shame, anger over Cambodia pullout, 1st American 'bug-out'

Twelve helicopters, bristling with guns and U.S. Marines, breached the morning horizon and began a daring descent toward Cambodia's besieged capital. "We'd accepted responsibility for Cambodia and then walked out without fulfilling our promise. Five days after the dramatic evacuation of Americans, the U.S.-backed government fell to communist Khmer Rouge guerrillas. They drove Phnom Penh's 2 ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 10 Apr 2015 | 12:14 pm

Ambassador: US handed Cambodia to 'butcher' 40 years ago

PARIS (AP) — Twelve helicopters, bristling with guns and U.S. Marines, breached the morning horizon and began a daring descent toward Cambodia's besieged capital. Residents believed the Americans were rushing in to save them, but at the U.S. Embassy, in a bleeding city about to die, the ambassador wept.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 10 Apr 2015 | 9:30 am

Cambodia's self-taught doctors, a Khmer Rouge legacy

When the phone rings, former Khmer Rouge soldier Ken Mon grabs a bag stuffed full of medicine, jumps on his motorbike and heads for an impoverished Cambodian village with the haste of any diligent local doctor. Undeterred by his lack of qualifications, Mon drives ten minutes down a bumpy track in Cambodia's southern Kampong Speu province, arriving at the home of Chei Tana, 27, who complains of ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 10 Apr 2015 | 6:24 am

Watch the 1000-year-old dance tradition nearly killed by the Khmer Rouge - PBS NewsHour


PBS NewsHour

Watch the 1000-year-old dance tradition nearly killed by the Khmer Rouge
PBS NewsHour
Charya Burt trained in and taught classical Cambodian dance in Phnom Penh, where her family suffered oppression by the Khmer Rouge. Now in the Bay Area, she's passing on her art — and pushing it in new directions. Video produced and edited by ...
Cambodia's self-taught doctors, a Khmer Rouge legacyDaily Mail

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 7 Apr 2015 | 9:02 pm

UN-backed court charges former Khmer Rouge leader with crimes against ... - UN News Centre


UN News Centre

UN-backed court charges former Khmer Rouge leader with crimes against ...
UN News Centre
27 March 2015 – The United Nations-backed court set up to bring to trial those most responsible for crimes committed during Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime today announced charges against former member Ao An of “crimes against humanity of murder, ...
Cambodian tribunal charges another Khmer Rouge suspectU-T San Diego
Ex-Khmer Rouge official charged with crimes against humanityUPI.com
Cambodia Unveils Stupa at Notorious Khmer Rouge Death PrisonRadio Free Asia
JURIST -Reuters
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Source: Khmer - Google News | 27 Mar 2015 | 9:55 pm

Cambodian tribunal charges another Khmer Rouge suspect

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal charged another suspect with crimes against humanity on Friday, defying for the second time this month a warning from Prime Minister Hun Sen that adding more defendants could cause unrest.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 27 Mar 2015 | 2:59 pm

Khmer Rouge cadre charged with crimes against humanity

Cambodia's UN-backed court on Friday charged another former Khmer Rouge member with crimes against humanity, weeks after the country's leader warned against prosecuting further suspects. He appeared before tribunal judge Mark Harmon in northwestern Battambang province to hear the charges but was not arrested, court spokesman Lars Olsen told AFP. The development will not be welcomed by Cambodia's ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 27 Mar 2015 | 1:19 pm

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

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

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

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