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18 Oct 2018 | 12:48 pm

'Rot in hell!': Henry Kissinger heckled at New York University speech (VIDEO) - RT


RT

'Rot in hell!': Henry Kissinger heckled at New York University speech (VIDEO)
RT
Worse, it cleared the way for Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge to take power in Cambodia's ensuing power vacuum, and commit genocide of an estimated 1.5 million people. READ MORE: Henry Kissinger pens ominous warning on dangers of artificial intelligence.

18 Oct 2018 | 12:39 pm

Notes from Cambodia: Is the young democracy sliding back towards dictatorship? - Noted


Notes from Cambodia: Is the young democracy sliding back towards dictatorship?
Noted
It's 40 years since the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in Cambodia ended, but beneath a shiny surface of modern capitalism, it's feared the young democracy is sliding back towards dictatorship. I followed the long, winding road down, each corner ...

18 Oct 2018 | 12:14 pm

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman - POLITICO.eu


POLITICO.eu

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman
POLITICO.eu
He started his career as a member of the Khmer Rouge before defecting to communist Vietnam and helping oust his former overlords from power. More recently, he has transformed himself again, into a business-friendly plutocrat. In this guise, he has ...

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18 Oct 2018 | 12:06 pm

Conflict lingers on Paris Accords - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Conflict lingers on Paris Accords
The Phnom Penh Post
The Paris Peace Accords was inked by the late King Norodom Sihanouk, Son Sann's Khmer People's National Liberation Front, the Khmer Rouge and the Cambodian government represented by Prime Minister Hun Sen. The agreement was recognised by ...

17 Oct 2018 | 9:54 pm

6 ways to live the lavish life in Siem Reap, Cambodia - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

6 ways to live the lavish life in Siem Reap, Cambodia
South China Morning Post
... buildings transited into our modern age via a tumultuous era that saw the French colonisation of Cambodia, the ravages of the second world war and several horrendous decades after that, marked by the madness of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge.

16 Oct 2018 | 9:07 pm

Tuol Sleng: prison-museum of Cambodia's genocide - Open Democracy


Open Democracy

Tuol Sleng: prison-museum of Cambodia's genocide
Open Democracy
I was especially puzzled by the fact that Khmer Rouge cadres photographed their victims at their arrest and then after killing them, in between torturing them to record their detailed confessions. More widely, how did Cambodian society manage questions ...

7 Oct 2018 | 7:58 am

Graves without a name - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Graves without a name
Khmer Times
Cambodia's acclaimed filmmaker Rithy Panh has produced yet another emotional masterpiece through his 'Graves Without A Name'. This latest documentary gives a more moving and intimate take on the historic Khmer Rouge regime and how he is ...

4 Oct 2018 | 1:11 pm

Khmer Rouge S-21 victims remembered - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Khmer Rouge S-21 victims remembered
Khmer Times
A two-day blessing ceremony dedicated to the victims of Pol Pot's regime at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum began yesterday with the attendance of monks and government officials. Day one of the ceremony was presided over by Deputy Prime Minister ...

3 Oct 2018 | 5:38 pm

A shattered life under the Khmer Rouge - UCA News


UCA News

A shattered life under the Khmer Rouge
UCA News
A shattered life under the Khmer Rouge October 03, 2018. Trainee teachers in Cambodia record the stories of suffering experienced by rural people from the region where Pol Pot and his compatriots lived during the Khmer Rouge reign of horror. The film ...

3 Oct 2018 | 4:32 am

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia - The Independent


The Independent

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia
The Independent
The first time I came across John Dewhirst was on a trip to Phnom Penh in the rainy season of 2011, running my fingertips along a row of faces and documents in the former Khmer Rouge interrogation centre known as S-21. I'd stopped in front of an ...

28 Sep 2018 | 6:11 pm