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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The attack Thursday night on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, occurred on a crowded sidewalk as he and his wife, Rafida Ahmed, were returning from a book fair at Dhaka ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 28 Feb 2015 | 12:33 am

Foreign tourists posing nude at temples infuriate Cambodians

SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 27 Feb 2015 | 3:02 pm

Cambodians angered over nude photo incidents at temples

SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 27 Feb 2015 | 11:30 am

Tourists who pose nude at Cambodia's ancient temples expose themselves to anger, deportation

Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 27 Feb 2015 | 9:02 am

Khmer Dentist Clinic equipped with modern technology from Italy, France and ... - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Dentist Clinic equipped with modern technology from Italy, France and ...
The Phnom Penh Post
After receiving a master's degree from New York University and a doctorate in Spain, Kak Tola returned home to open the Khmer Dental Clinic in 2004. Since that time he has expanded with another office in Phnom Penh, and one in Siem Reap. As a professor ...

Source: Khmer - Google News | 27 Feb 2015 | 4:07 am

Expanding Khmer Rouge trials could spark war: PM - The Daily Star


The Daily Star

Expanding Khmer Rouge trials could spark war: PM
The Daily Star
Cambodia's strongman Prime Minister yesterday 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 ...
Hun Sen Warns Of Civil War If ECCC Goes Beyond 'Limit'The Cambodia Daily (subscription)

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 26 Feb 2015 | 6:44 pm

Expanding Khmer Rouge trials could spark war: Cambodian PM - dunyanews.tv (press release) (blog)


dunyanews.tv (press release) (blog)

Expanding Khmer Rouge trials could spark war: Cambodian PM
dunyanews.tv (press release) (blog)
PHNOM PENH (AFP) - 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 ...

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 26 Feb 2015 | 12:36 pm

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

Phnom Penh heritage under threat

French colonial buildings are a rich but dilapidated cultural heritage and many face demolition because opportunities for renovation are limited.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 25 Feb 2015 | 9:16 pm

At Khmer Rouge Tribunal, Ex-Guard Denies Rape, Murder Claims - The Cambodia Daily (subscription)


At Khmer Rouge Tribunal, Ex-Guard Denies Rape, Murder Claims
The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
A former prison guard at the Kraing Ta Chan prison in Takeo province told the Khmer Rouge tribunal on Monday that accusations made by a former inmate earlier this month, including claims that he was involved in atrocities such as the rape of women with ...

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 24 Feb 2015 | 12:46 am

Cambodia expels Spanish environmental activist after arrest

Cambodia deported a Spanish environmental activist Monday after he was arrested in Phnom Penh, officials said, a move described by a rights group as the government's latest attempt to stifle dissent. Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson, co-founder of the advocacy group Mother Nature, has been an outspoken and long-time campaigner against plans for a controversial dam in a protected forest area in the ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 23 Feb 2015 | 5:33 pm

Cambodian architect's legacy the focus of a new documentary

It would be difficult to walk around the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, without coming across an example of the magic of Vann Molyvann.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 21 Feb 2015 | 11:42 am

Soldier Accused of Rape, Murder Testifies at Khmer Rouge Tribunal - The Cambodia Daily (subscription)


Soldier Accused of Rape, Murder Testifies at Khmer Rouge Tribunal
The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
The Khmer Rouge tribunal on Thursday heard the testimony of a former regime soldier who “heard the screams” of prisoners being tortured while he was working as a typist at the notorious Kraing Ta Chan security center—and is also alleged to have ...

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 20 Feb 2015 | 12:56 am

Khmer-Inspired Shopping by Angkor Wat - New York Times


New York Times

Khmer-Inspired Shopping by Angkor Wat
New York Times
But the heart of the city on the west side of the Siem Reap River is brimming with a clutch of stylish, recently opened boutiques carrying contemporary wares that often reference traditional Khmer culture. The shops are found along narrow lanes and ...

Source: Khmer - Google News | 18 Feb 2015 | 2:04 pm

Army urges patience over Khmer deaths - Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Army urges patience over Khmer deaths
Bangkok Post
On February 17th - March 2nd at 19:00, Bangkokpost.com will be introducing our new design and you will be seeing the new Bangkokpost.com by default. You can still switch back to our old design with the 'switch back to our previous look' button at the ...

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 17 Feb 2015 | 1:46 pm

Monk Tells of Persecution of Buddhists Under Khmer Rouge - The Cambodia Daily (subscription)


The Cambodia Daily (subscription)

Monk Tells of Persecution of Buddhists Under Khmer Rouge
The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
Kampot province's chief monk on Monday became the first Buddhist monk to testify publicly at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, describing to the court how clergy were referred to as “leeches and worms” by cadre as Pol Pot's regime attempted to cleanse the ...

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 17 Feb 2015 | 12:09 am

ISIS -- Echoing the Purges of the Khmer Rouge? - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

ISIS -- Echoing the Purges of the Khmer Rouge?
Huffington Post
During the Khmer Rouge reign of terror in Cambodia (1975-1979), barbarity had neither limits nor borders. Skin torn, bones broken, heads smashed, throats slit, limbs amputated, soldiers shot. And many torturers were tortured in turn, perceived by the ...

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 5 Feb 2015 | 12:57 am

Judge exonerates Paris for handing Cambodians to Khmer Rouge

A judge has dismissed a 15-year investigation into France for allegedly handing over top Cambodian officials to the brutal Khmer Rouge regime in 1975, a source close to the case said Tuesday. In April that year, hundreds of Cambodians and foreigners piled into the French embassy in Phnom Penh, seen as the last remaining safe haven as the Khmer Rouge took over the capital, kicking off a bloody ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Feb 2015 | 8:57 pm

Witness Describes Khmer Rouge's Gruesome Torture During Genocide Trial - TIME


TIME

Witness Describes Khmer Rouge's Gruesome Torture During Genocide Trial
TIME
On Monday, former prisoner Keo Chandara told the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) — a tribunal created to investigate the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge — that guards used pliers and acid to torture female detainees ...
Survivor Describes Torture Methods of Khmer RougeVOA Khmer
12000 skulls exhumed at Khmer Rouge prisonDaily Mail

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 3 Feb 2015 | 4:04 am

12,000 skulls exhumed at Khmer Rouge prison

Cambodia's UN-backed court on Monday heard a former prisoner say he helped dig up more than 12,000 skulls in mass graves outside Phnom Penh, as the genocide trial of two Khmer Rouge leaders continued. Nuon Chea, 88, known as "Brother Number Two", and former head of state Khieu Samphan, 83, face charges over the killing of ethnic Vietnamese and Muslim minorities, forced marriage and rape during ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 2 Feb 2015 | 11:04 am

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