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22 Jun 2018 | 4:37 pm

Detective Opens Up About Tipping Point In Haing Ngor Murder Investigation - Oxygen (blog)


Oxygen (blog)

Detective Opens Up About Tipping Point In Haing Ngor Murder Investigation
Oxygen (blog)
In Cambodia, Ngor was a doctor who made a harrowing escape from the Khmer Rouge with his 10-year-old niece, eating rats to survive and dodging land mines. Then, he fortuitously landed a role in the 1984 movie “The Killing Fields,” which won him an ...

22 Jun 2018 | 9:30 am

Preventing crimes against humanity in the US - WTOP


Preventing crimes against humanity in the US
WTOP
The term “genocide” invokes images of gas chambers the Nazis used to exterminate Jews during World War II, the Khmer Rouge killing fields of Cambodia and thousands of Tutsi bodies in the Kagera River in Rwanda. On that scale and in that manner, ...

22 Jun 2018 | 6:05 am

Criminals are in for surprise seizures - Lowvelder


Lowvelder

Criminals are in for surprise seizures
Lowvelder
... prove that reasonable grounds exists. In forfeiture applications they need only show that, on a balance of probabilities, the property is the proceeds of crime or was used to commit crime. ALSO SEE: Cambodia set for landmark verdict on Khmer Rouge ...

22 Jun 2018 | 4:30 am

Koh Kong villagers protest alleged land grab by Chinese company - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Koh Kong villagers protest alleged land grab by Chinese company
The Phnom Penh Post
Another protester, Leav Tam, who claimed to have owned his land in Koh Kong since the fall of the Khmer Rouge, said he first came to the ministry in 2008, but the dispute has still not been settled. “I was born there [on his land in Koh Kong], now 7.5 ...

21 Jun 2018 | 10:42 pm

Man Who Survived ‌‌Ki‌llin‌g Fields in Cambodia Gets ‌R‌‌ob‌bed and S‌h‌ot‌ in Philadelphia - NextShark


NextShark

Man Who Survived ‌‌Ki‌llin‌g Fields in Cambodia Gets ‌R‌‌ob‌bed and S‌h‌ot‌ in Philadelphia
NextShark
Apparently, their family survived Cambodia's k‌il‌li‌ng fields, where more than two million people — who di‌e‌d of famine, di‌sea‌se or mu‌rd‌er — were buried during the brutal rule of the Khmer Rouge. According to Thai, the sol‌di‌ers who forced their family ...

21 Jun 2018 | 3:46 pm

He survived Cambodia's killing fields, only to be shot in West Philly by man with an AK-47 - Philly.com


Philly.com

He survived Cambodia's killing fields, only to be shot in West Philly by man with an AK-47
Philly.com
Soldiers forced the family from their home in April 1975, soon after the Communist Khmer Rouge captured the capital of Phnom Penh. “They stand in front with an AK-47,” said Thai. “They stand in front of the doors, waiting for you to hand in your keys ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:47 pm

5 Refugees Who Changed Modern American History - TIME


TIME

5 Refugees Who Changed Modern American History
TIME
Following the fall of Phnom Penh in 1975, Schanberg fled the country while Dith was captured by the Khmer Rouge regime and sent to the countryside alongside hundreds of thousands of other Cambodians. He faced forced labor and starvation as a part of ...

20 Jun 2018 | 11:29 am

Leave No Man Behind: The Truth About the Mayaguez Incident - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Leave No Man Behind: The Truth About the Mayaguez Incident
The Diplomat
Two weeks after the fall of Saigon, on May 12, 1975, a Khmer Rouge patrol boat seized the U.S. merchant ship SS Mayaguez and its crew in Cambodian waters. President Ford, goaded by Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, believed that the ship's seizure ...

19 Jun 2018 | 8:42 am

Cambodia's golden age of rock revisited by bands putting their own spin on pre-Khmer Rouge classics - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's golden age of rock revisited by bands putting their own spin on pre-Khmer Rouge classics
The Cambodia Daily
Rock-folk fusion outfit Kampot Playboys are among several bands energising audiences with their own versions of popular rock classics from before the Khmer Rouge regime at their live shows in Cambodia. Read the full story: ...

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17 Jun 2018 | 9:02 pm

Ex-Khmer Rouge Slavemaster Now a Christian, But Still Remorseless - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Ex-Khmer Rouge Slavemaster Now a Christian, But Still Remorseless
VOA Khmer
As a young woman, her zealousness in applying the tenets of Maoism helped propel her through the ranks of the ultra-Communist regime. She ended up serving as a district chief who allegedly supervised large-scale slave labor and mass killings, according ...

31 May 2018 | 11:56 am

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