Cambodia News: Khmer Rouge

What Can Myanmar Learn From Cambodia's Peace Process? - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

What Can Myanmar Learn From Cambodia's Peace Process?
The Diplomat
Hun Sen's win-win policy played a critical role in bringing full peace and stability to the country after the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979. The policy was a mechanism to dismantle the Khmer Rouge's last stronghold in Pailin, a province ...

30 Mar 2017 | 11:09 am

'The Spirit of a Fighter: From Cambodia, Victim of the Khmer Rouge ... - Broadway World


'The Spirit of a Fighter: From Cambodia, Victim of the Khmer Rouge ...
Broadway World
When the Communist-aligned Khmer Rouge asserted their regime over Cambodia in 1975, they enacted a country-wide genocide that ended in the deaths of n.

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28 Mar 2017 | 6:12 am

Former Khmer Rouge redoubt takes to business in Malai - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Former Khmer Rouge redoubt takes to business in Malai
The Phnom Penh Post
For years, Tep Khunnal was the devoted personal secretary of Pol Pot, staying loyal to the charismatic ultra-communist leader even as the Khmer Rouge movement collapsed around them in the late 1990s. Forced to reinvent himself after Pol Pot's death, ...

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26 Mar 2017 | 7:00 pm

UN vows Khmer Rouge trial aid - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

UN vows Khmer Rouge trial aid
Khmer Times
Mr. Tha said the officials also praised and highlighted many achievements of former Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, who was chairman of the Task Force on the Khmer Rouge Trial until his death earlier this month. “They agreed to continue the great legacy ...

26 Mar 2017 | 12:05 pm

Khmer Rouge Court Reparation Plan Sparks Criticism - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Khmer Rouge Court Reparation Plan Sparks Criticism
VOA Khmer (English)
The Khmer Rouge tribunal plans to spend millions of dollars in reparations to the victims of the regime who were included in Case 002/02 if the former regime officials are found guilty later this year, the court has said. In a statement, the court said ...
Should Cambodia Forget Forgiveness in its US Debt Controversy?The Diplomat

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22 Mar 2017 | 11:36 am

They Smashed Banks for Pol Pot. Now They're Founding Them. - New York Times


New York Times

They Smashed Banks for Pol Pot. Now They're Founding Them.
New York Times
The residents of this dusty but bustling town are almost all former Khmer Rouge soldiers or cadres and their families, but they have come to embrace capitalism with almost as much vigor as they once fought to destroy class distinctions, free trade and ...

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22 Mar 2017 | 8:43 am

Children's Book Recounts Khmer Rouge's Theft of Childhood - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Children's Book Recounts Khmer Rouge's Theft of Childhood
The Cambodia Daily
Hok Sothik was 7 years old when the Khmer Rouge seized control of the country in April 1975, he writes in his recently released children's book, “Sothik.” Sent to a children's camp, he longed to return to his parents' house. So one day, he pretended to ...

13 Mar 2017 | 6:35 pm

Angelina Jolie buys Cambodian jungle plots from former Khmer ... - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Angelina Jolie buys Cambodian jungle plots from former Khmer ...
South China Morning Post
Actor-director, whose upcoming film is based on the horrors of the regime's 1970s rule, adds to the 7.5 hectares of riverside land she bought from former ...

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8 Mar 2017 | 9:52 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Angelina Jolie buys stunning secret hideaway in remote Cambodian jungle to expand private paradise ... - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

EXCLUSIVE: Angelina Jolie buys stunning secret hideaway in remote Cambodian jungle to expand private paradise ...
Daily Mail
This is the stunning secret hideaway Angelina Jolie is planning to buy - to expand the jungle paradise she bought from a Khmer Rouge commander accused of mass murder. Pictured for the first time, Ms Jolie's remote idyll in northeast Cambodia features ...

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1 Mar 2017 | 3:27 am