Cambodia News: Khmer Rouge

Khmer Crafts and Food Festival, Post Focus - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Crafts and Food Festival, Post Focus  The Phnom Penh Post

This week for Post Focus we are putting the spotlight on three vendors that will be appearing at the Khmer Crafts and Food Festival (KCFF) on February 23, 2019 ...

21 Feb 2019 | 10:09 pm

Vietnamese leader to meet King on official state visit - The Phnom Penh Post

Vietnamese leader to meet King on official state visit  The Phnom Penh Post

The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, will lead a top-ranking delegation on a state visit to Cambodia on Monday and ...

21 Feb 2019 | 7:08 pm

Englands in Asia: exploring Cambodia - Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Englands in Asia: exploring Cambodia  Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Follow their travels from Angkor Wat to the floating village.

21 Feb 2019 | 6:10 pm

In the Land of Khol - Khmer Times

In the Land of Khol  Khmer Times

In November 2018, UNESCO inscribed Lakhon Khol Wat Svay Andet, a form of Khmer masked drama dance, into its List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need ...

21 Feb 2019 | 12:22 pm

EBA Suspension, A 'Disastrous Wake-Up Call' For Cambodia - The Organization for World Peace

EBA Suspension, A 'Disastrous Wake-Up Call' For Cambodia  The Organization for World Peace

The government of Cambodia and the international community have reacted strongly towards the European Union's warning on Monday that they are now ...

20 Feb 2019 | 12:21 pm

Gareth Evans, a Pillar of the Paris Peace Accords, on “Seeking Justice in Cambodia” - VOA Khmer

Gareth Evans, a Pillar of the Paris Peace Accords, on “Seeking Justice in Cambodia”  VOA Khmer

Editor's Note: Former diplomats, researchers, and human rights activists gathered recently at the University of Melbourne, Australia, for the book launch of ...

20 Feb 2019 | 11:24 am

Trump-Kim summit: What might Kim learn from hosts Vietnam? - BBC News

Trump-Kim summit: What might Kim learn from hosts Vietnam?  BBC News

All eyes are on nuclear talks but Kim Jong-un will be closely studying the hosts of the US-N Korea summit.

19 Feb 2019 | 7:43 pm

The 20 best biopics on Netflix and Stan - Flicks

The 20 best biopics on Netflix and Stan  Flicks

Whether the time-frame is an entire life or a key year, the lure of making a film based on an individual's real life has always drawn filmmakers and audiences ...

18 Feb 2019 | 7:30 pm

Khmer Rouge map app launched , National, kr-tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge map app launched , National, kr-tribunal  The Phnom Penh Post

The department of Media and Communication (DMC) at the Royal University of Phnom Penh has launched a mobile app and website – Mapping Memories ...

5 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Embassy denies US role in Lon Nol coup d'etat - The Phnom Penh Post

Embassy denies US role in Lon Nol coup d'etat  The Phnom Penh Post

The US Embassy in Cambodia on Thursday claimed on its official Facebook page that there was no evidence the US government was involved in the 1970 ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Portrait of a Khmer Rouge survivor - ucanews.com | Catholic News Photos - UCA News

Portrait of a Khmer Rouge survivor - ucanews.com | Catholic News Photos  UCA News

Image Gallery of Catholic,Religious & Christian Photos.Sophany Bay shares her experience under the Khmer Rouge, and why she decided to testify in the ...

31 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Arn Chorn-Pond / The Khmer Rouge survivor fighting to revive Cambodia's traditional music - Southeast Asia Globe

Arn Chorn-Pond / The Khmer Rouge survivor fighting to revive Cambodia's traditional music  Southeast Asia Globe

Learning an instrument helped Arn Chorn-Pond survive the Khmer Rouge era. He has since dedicated his life to reviving traditional Cambodian music.

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Little, Brown scoops 'moving' Khmer Rouge tale - The Bookseller

Little, Brown scoops 'moving' Khmer Rouge tale  The Bookseller

Little, Brown non-fiction imprint Robinson has bought a “moving and insightful” account of a daughter's search for her missing father in the 'Killing Fields' of ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom: Commemorations of the End of the Khmer Rouge, but Human Rights Situation Remains Severe - UNPO

Khmer Krom: Commemorations of the End of the Khmer Rouge, but Human Rights Situation Remains Severe  UNPO

In January, Cambodia celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Vietnamese invasion that ended the Khmer Rouge regime in the country. Every year, these events ...

23 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Deportees Leave US For 'Home' They've Never Known - The Atlantic

Cambodian Deportees Leave US For 'Home' They've Never Known  The Atlantic

America is deporting Cambodian refugees convicted of crimes. Did the U.S. have a responsibility to help them when they first arrived as refugees?

16 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

40 Years Ago, Vietnam Steamrolled the Genocidal Khmer Rouge of Cambodia in a Lightning War - The National Interest Online

40 Years Ago, Vietnam Steamrolled the Genocidal Khmer Rouge of Cambodia in a Lightning War  The National Interest Online

The invasion brought an end to the Khmer Rouge's monstrous genocide, but not to the war itself. The Khmer Rouge waged a bloody guerilla resistance war ...

13 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge victims' bones to be preserved, National, kr-tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge victims' bones to be preserved, National, kr-tribunal  The Phnom Penh Post

A ministry of Culture and Fine Arts official said bones excavated from Khmer Rouge killing fields will be listed as conservation items for the next generation to ...

11 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Anniversary of Khmer Rouge Overthrow Marked By Joy, Anger - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Anniversary of Khmer Rouge Overthrow Marked By Joy, Anger  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Tens of thousands of Vietnamese troops invaded Cambodia in late December 1978 and overthrew the Chinese-backed Khmer Rouge regime on 7 January ...

11 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

WATCH: Cambodian refugees deported back to nation 40 years after Khmer Rouge genocide - ABC 36 News - WTVQ

WATCH: Cambodian refugees deported back to nation 40 years after Khmer Rouge genocide - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

Talk to ABC 36 News anchors, reporters and meteorologists. When you see news happening, share it! We'd love to hear from you.

11 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian man jailed for insulting king in Facebook posts - The Guardian

Cambodian man jailed for insulting king in Facebook posts  The Guardian

A Cambodian court has jailed a man for three years for insulting the king in Facebook posts, the second known conviction under a new lèse-majesté law ...

9 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

CAMBODIA Phnom Penh marks 40th anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge (video) - AsiaNews

CAMBODIA Phnom Penh marks 40th anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge (video)  AsiaNews

During the Maoist reign of terror, more than two million Cambodians died of hunger, forced labour, torture and mass executions. For Premier Hun Sen, 7 January ...

8 Jan 2019 | 9:56 am

40 Years After the Fall of the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia Still Grapples With Pol Pot's Brutal Legacy - TIME

40 Years After the Fall of the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia Still Grapples With Pol Pot's Brutal Legacy  TIME

The Khmer Rouge officially fell on Jan. 7, 1979, but the legacy of the regime and its genocide is still pervasive. Here's what to know.

7 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM dedicates monument to his defeat of Khmer Rouge - Sacramento Bee

Cambodian PM dedicates monument to his defeat of Khmer Rouge  Sacramento Bee

Long-serving Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday inaugurated a monument marking the 1998 end of the threat from the communist Khmer Rouge ...

29 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

The terror of the Khmer Rouge - Evangelical Focus

The terror of the Khmer Rouge  Evangelical Focus

Christianity departs from any kind of moralism. What is good news for Duch, is bad news for those who consider themselves too be good and righteous.

27 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen 'win-win' legacy debated on Khmer Rouge fall anniversary - Aljazeera.com

Hun Sen 'win-win' legacy debated on Khmer Rouge fall anniversary  Aljazeera.com

Twenty years since collapse of ultra-communist movement, policy hailed by Cambodia PM for ending war back in spotlight.

27 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Ends Long-Running Debate as it Celebrates 20 Years of Peace - VOA News

Cambodia Ends Long-Running Debate as it Celebrates 20 Years of Peace  VOA News

Cambodia's government will host the start of a three-day celebration marking the 20-year anniversary of the end of civil war. The event, beginning Dec.

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Music – a propaganda promoting the Khmer Rouge socialist identity - The Phnom Penh Post

Music – a propaganda promoting the Khmer Rouge socialist identity  The Phnom Penh Post

Shortly after their rise to power in April 1975, the Khmer Rouge sought to change the social identity of the Khmer people. Through forced relocation ...

24 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Dueling Decisions at the Khmer Rouge Trials Could Mean a Suspect Avoids Justice - Just Security

Dueling Decisions at the Khmer Rouge Trials Could Mean a Suspect Avoids Justice  Just Security

Hot-on-the-heels of a landmark trial judgment in Case 2/2, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) (also known as the Khmer Rouge.

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

U.S. Deports Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants, Some For Decades-Old Crimes - NPR

U.S. Deports Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants, Some For Decades-Old Crimes  NPR

Many were granted refugee status after fleeing U.S. bombing during the Vietnam War and the massacres of the Khmer Rouge, and know little about the country ...

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Life After the Khmer Rouge - The Cambodia Daily

Life After the Khmer Rouge  The Cambodia Daily

Agence Kampuchea Presse yesterday posted what is believed to be a short series of previously unpublished photos of life after the Khmer Rouge. The only text ...

17 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Lawyer’s Status Throws Genocide Conviction of Khmer Rouge Leader Into Doubt - The New York Times

Lawyer’s Status Throws Genocide Conviction of Khmer Rouge Leader Into Doubt  The New York Times

An international tribunal dismissed a Dutch lawyer who had defended one of Khmer Rouge leaders. The lawyer's bar membership lapsed in 2016.

16 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge tribunal / 'Astonishing failure' or 'justice for millions'? - Southeast Asia Globe

Khmer Rouge tribunal / 'Astonishing failure' or 'justice for millions'?  Southeast Asia Globe

The ECCC landed its first genocide conviction of high-level officers in the Pol Pot regime, but what is the tribunal's next move?

14 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants to Be Deported From U.S., Officials Say - The New York Times

Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants to Be Deported From U.S., Officials Say  The New York Times

A new group of more than 40 deportees, many of them the children of refugees, will be the largest yet to be ejected by the Trump administration.

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Living near the former Khmer Rouge navy commander - Khmer Times

Living near the former Khmer Rouge navy commander  Khmer Times

Yea Ran, living in her home right in front of former Khmer Rouge navy commander.

11 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

PM: Full freedoms enjoyed after the Khmer Rouge era - The Phnom Penh Post

PM: Full freedoms enjoyed after the Khmer Rouge era  The Phnom Penh Post

On Human Rights Day on Monday, Prime Minister Hun Sen expressed pride that since the end of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, Cambodian ...

11 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal Must be Allowed to Finish its Work - The Cambodia Daily

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal Must be Allowed to Finish its Work  The Cambodia Daily

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, otherwise known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, is confronted to a strategic, legal and political ...

8 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

‘Funan’ Director Denis Do Portrays The Human Side Of The Khmer Rouge Regime, And The Devastation They Brought - Deadline

‘Funan’ Director Denis Do Portrays The Human Side Of The Khmer Rouge Regime, And The Devastation They Brought  Deadline

'Funan' director Denis Do discusses his animated pic, which won the Annecy International Animated Film Festival's prize for Best Feature.

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnam's Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited - The Diplomat

Vietnam's Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited  The Diplomat

40 years after the invasion that toppled the Khmer Rouge, it's clear China emerged the ultimate winner.

1 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

What Lingers After Decades of Reporting on the Cambodian Genocide - The New York Times

What Lingers After Decades of Reporting on the Cambodian Genocide  The New York Times

I had seen trauma before, but never an entire traumatized nation. All the adults I met were survivors or former killers.

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Judges Split on Whether Cambodia Tribunal Can Pursue Khmer Rouge Commander - The New York Times

Judges Split on Whether Cambodia Tribunal Can Pursue Khmer Rouge Commander  The New York Times

BANGKOK — Cambodian and foreign investigating judges issued conflicting rulings on Wednesday on whether a United Nations-backed tribunal, which this ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Decades after Khmer Rouge terror, some justice - Lowell Sun

Decades after Khmer Rouge terror, some justice  Lowell Sun

Bora Chiemruom was just 1 year old in 1975 when she and her family were forced into a Khmer Rouge camp in Cambodia, and her father killed.

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end? - ABC News

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end?  ABC News

Dogged by political interference, the trials of the those responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million Cambodians could be drawing to a close after officials stated ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Era in the Spotlight with Guilty Verdicts - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Era in the Spotlight with Guilty Verdicts  The Diplomat

PHNOM PENH – Last week, around four decades after a Vietnamese invasion ended the tyranny of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, a United Nations-backed ...

21 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Minister Says ‘No More Suspects’ to Be Tried for Khmer Rouge Crimes - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Minister Says ‘No More Suspects’ to Be Tried for Khmer Rouge Crimes  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Interior Minister Sar Kheng said Cambodia had agreed to only investigate crimes by the most senior Khmer Rouge leaders, which meant the work of the Khmer ...

21 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Two remaining Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide - Lion's Roar

Two remaining Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide  Lion's Roar

The two most senior surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia were found guilty of genocide in court Friday.

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

No more Khmer Rouge prosecutions, says Cambodia - The Guardian

No more Khmer Rouge prosecutions, says Cambodia  The Guardian

UN-backed tribunal that convicted the last two surviving leaders of genocide faces closure without government's help. Associated Press. Sun 18 Nov 2018 21.12 ...

18 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide and war crimes in historic ruling - The Independent

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide and war crimes in historic ruling  The Independent

The only two surviving leaders of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime have been found guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, in a ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide - BBC News

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide  BBC News

For the first time, two leaders of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia have been convicted of genocide. His deputy Nuon Chea, 92, and head of state ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentences - KFVS

The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentences  KFVS

The tribunal that found two former Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide has sentenced them to life in prison.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Landmark Verdict Finds Two of Khmer Rouge's Surviving Leaders Guilty of Genocide - Smithsonian.com

Landmark Verdict Finds Two of Khmer Rouge's Surviving Leaders Guilty of Genocide  Smithsonian.com

In a landmark verdict, two leading figures of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime have been found guilty of genocide. Ninety-two-year-old Nuon Chea, once ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Two of oldest-living Khmer Rouge leaders convicted, sentenced to life - UPI News

Two of oldest-living Khmer Rouge leaders convicted, sentenced to life  UPI News

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Two senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge were convicted Friday by an international United Nations-backed tribunal, for genocide that led to more ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, UN-backed court rules - The Irish Times

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, UN-backed court rules  The Irish Times

Court finds 1975-79 regime targeted Cham and Vietnamese people to create 'an atheistic and homogenous society without class divisions'

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

After 40 years, Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict - Nikkei Asian Review

After 40 years, Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- The Khmer Rouge tribunal will on Friday announce whether two surviving leaders of the Pol Pot regime are guilty of genocide -- a verdict.

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - The Diplomat

The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly  The Diplomat

Irrespective of what the United Nations says, on November 16, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), better known as the Khmer ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Convicted Khmer Rouge prison chief discharged from hospital - TimesLIVE

Convicted Khmer Rouge prison chief discharged from hospital  TimesLIVE

The former chief interrogator and torturer for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge has been discharged from hospital after a health scare that lasted weeks, an official told ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Verdict Due Against Khmer Rouge Leaders for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Verdict Due Against Khmer Rouge Leaders for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The verdict this Friday focuses on charges of crimes against humanity and genocide committed at worksites, cooperatives, security centers and execution sites, ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

40 years on, Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict - Al Jazeera English

40 years on, Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict  Al Jazeera English

Tribunal to decide Friday whether Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan are guilty of genocide against Cham Muslims, Vietnamese.

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict - UCA News

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict  UCA News

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict. Surviving Khmer Rouge leaders face judgment over the slaughter of Muslim Chams and ethnic Vietnamese among ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Radar helps researchers probe Khmer Rouge-era mass graves - The Phnom Penh Post

Radar helps researchers probe Khmer Rouge-era mass graves  The Phnom Penh Post

A MAN walks gingerly over a small field in rural Cambodia, pushing a lawnmower-like contraption that deploys ground-penetrating radar to unearth clues of ...

7 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Radar probes Khmer Rouge mass graves - The ASEAN Post

Radar probes Khmer Rouge mass graves  The ASEAN Post

This is the first time that high-end technology is being used in Cambodia to locate mass graves created by the Khmer Rouge.

6 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Experts combine technology and fieldwork to find mass graves from Khmer Rouge era - The Straits Times

Experts combine technology and fieldwork to find mass graves from Khmer Rouge era  The Straits Times

PREY VENG, CAMBODIA (AFP) - A man walks gingerly over a small field in rural Cambodia, pushing a lawnmower-like contraption that deploys ...

5 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Former Khmer Rouge photographer creating new political party - Khmer Times

Former Khmer Rouge photographer creating new political party  Khmer Times

The Interior Ministry has allowed former Khmer Rouge photographer Nhem En to establish a political party named the Worker's Prosperity Party.

5 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

BBC World Service - Outlook, Telling My Dad's Khmer Rouge Story - BBC News

BBC World Service - Outlook, Telling My Dad's Khmer Rouge Story  BBC News

French-Cambodian filmmaker Neary Adeline Hay on uncovering her dad's past.

1 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Convicted Khmer Rouge-era prison chief hospitalised in Phnom Penh - Al Jazeera English

Convicted Khmer Rouge-era prison chief hospitalised in Phnom Penh  Al Jazeera English

Duch, 76, was given a life sentence for crimes against humanity after first trial at UN-backed Khmer Rouge Tribunal.

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Youk Chhang, Part 2: The Khmer Rouge Nightmare - The Cambodia Daily

Youk Chhang, Part 2: The Khmer Rouge Nightmare  The Cambodia Daily

This is Part 2 of a four-part series. Read Youk Chhang, Part I: The Long Journey to Asia's Most Respected Award. The journey that led Mr. Chhang to DC-Cam ...

11 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge S-21 victims remembered - Khmer Times

Khmer Rouge S-21 victims remembered  Khmer Times

A two-day blessing ceremony is dedicated to the victims of Pol Pot's regime.

4 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

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

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

In 1978, three young men on a gap year strayed into Cambodian waters and were discovered by members of the Khmer Rouge. Holly Baxter retraced the steps ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

What was the Khmer Rouge regime, who was Pol Pot and how many people died in the mass killings? - The Sun

What was the Khmer Rouge regime, who was Pol Pot and how many people died in the mass killings?  The Sun

The Khmer Rouge seized power in Cambodia after the civil war in 1975 with Pol Pot emerging as the communist regime's ruthless tyrant which set about wiping ...

9 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

The Lingering Effects of the Cambodian Genocide on Education - The Diplomat

The Lingering Effects of the Cambodian Genocide on Education  The Diplomat

Decimated by genocide, Cambodia's educational progress so far is surely commendable.

7 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Education can help heal national trauma, halt atrocities: Cambodian genocide survivor - ABS-CBN News

Education can help heal national trauma, halt atrocities: Cambodian genocide survivor  ABS-CBN News

He has lived the American dream and returned home a hero. But parts of Youk Chhang's life are beyond healing even three decades after escaping the ...

31 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal « LRB blog - London Review of Books

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal « LRB blog  London Review of Books

Hun Sen, whose Cambodian People's Party took every seat in the national assembly in last month's elections, is the world's longest-serving prime minister ...

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Sin Chhoeum, 100, fled the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields for the United States - Philly.com

Sin Chhoeum, 100, fled the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields for the United States  Philly.com

The conditions in the Khmer Rouge labor camps were so harsh that many Cambodians died of disease, starvation, and exhaustion. Others were executed in the ...

8 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

The Justice Façade: Genocide Expert Alex Hinton on Differing Perspectives of the Khmer Rouge Trials - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The Justice Façade: Genocide Expert Alex Hinton on Differing Perspectives of the Khmer Rouge Trials  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

So, the book argues that it is necessary to step behind this facade and understand how everyday Cambodians and people understand what's going on in this ...

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen: The Blood-Drenched Opportunist of Asia - The Daily Beast

Cambodia's Hun Sen: The Blood-Drenched Opportunist of Asia  The Daily Beast

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — In a fiery speech more than three years ago Prime. Minister Hun Sen claimed credit for ridding his country of the Khmer Rouge, ...

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen: The ex-Khmer Rouge soldier keeping his grip on Cambodia - FRANCE 24 English

Hun Sen: The ex-Khmer Rouge soldier keeping his grip on Cambodia  FRANCE 24 English

After 33 years of ruling Cambodia with an iron fist, Prime Minister Hun Sen – a former soldier in the Khmer Rouge – looks set to strengthen his grip on power in ...

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Surviving the Khmer Rouge: Author shares her experiences in memoir of life under brutal regime - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Surviving the Khmer Rouge: Author shares her experiences in memoir of life under brutal regime  Scottsbluff Star Herald

ALLIANCE — When Channy Chhi Laux was 13 years old, the Khmer Rouge came to power and changed her life forever.

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge genocide in the minds of Cambodian youth - DW (English)

Khmer Rouge genocide in the minds of Cambodian youth  DW (English)

It is estimated that between 1.7 and 2 million Cambodians died at the hands of the Khmer Rouge regime during its nearly four-year reign of terror, from 1975 to ...

20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge Tribunal Criticized Over Suspect Case’s Dismissal - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Khmer Rouge Tribunal Criticized Over Suspect Case’s Dismissal  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The Khmer Rouge tribunal has come under criticism for dismissing the case against Im Chaem, a former district chief in the Khmer Rouge regime. Judges at the ...

3 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM now 'fully fledged military dictator', says report - The Guardian

Cambodian PM now 'fully fledged military dictator', says report  The Guardian

Hun Sen's crackdown possible due to support of a cadre of 'dangerous men', says Human Rights Watch.

27 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

From Khmer Rouge child soldier to Kingdom's top academic - Khmer Times

From Khmer Rouge child soldier to Kingdom's top academic  Khmer Times

Sok Touch says he eventually became a child soldier under the brutal Khmer Rouge.

13 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge victims honoured - Khmer Times

Khmer Rouge victims honoured  Khmer Times

The government yesterday marked the annual Day of Remembrance, commemorating the victims of the murderous Khmer Rouge regime.

21 May 2018 | 2:00 am

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment - The Washington Post

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment  The Washington Post

PHNOM PENH — The United States has been busy in Cambodia these past few months, if Hun Sen's government is to be believed. Between trying to overthrow ...

14 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Former Judge Sees Success in Khmer Rouge Tribunal - VOA Khmer

Former Judge Sees Success in Khmer Rouge Tribunal  VOA Khmer

A UN-sponsored Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia is currently trying two surviving former Khmer Rouge leaders, Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea. After its ...

4 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge: Shocking genocide story behind ‘stock’ images - NEWS.com.au

Khmer Rouge: Shocking genocide story behind ‘stock’ images  NEWS.com.au

THE woman with her baby stares quietly into the camera, her passive gaze perhaps containing some knowledge of the unspeakable horrors that were about to ...

25 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

20 Years After His Death, Cambodians Still Struggle to Put Memories of Pol Pot Behind Them - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

20 Years After His Death, Cambodians Still Struggle to Put Memories of Pol Pot Behind Them  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The Khmer Rouge leader's remote final resting place lies all but forgotten, yet many Cambodians cannot escape memories of his rule of terror.

23 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian genocide: Survivors' stories show how justice can be won in the aftermath of even the worst atrocities - The Independent

Cambodian genocide: Survivors' stories show how justice can be won in the aftermath of even the worst atrocities  The Independent

The accounts of victims of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge show how they were able to find justice and healing by breaking their silence and speaking on behalf of those ...

17 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Bearing witness to Cambodia's horror, 20 years after Pol Pot's death - The Conversation - US

Bearing witness to Cambodia's horror, 20 years after Pol Pot's death  The Conversation - US

The accounts of survivors of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge show how they were able to find justice and healing by breaking their silence and speaking on behalf of ...

15 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Faces ‘Dark Episode’ With Revival of Traditional Arts, Culture - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Faces ‘Dark Episode’ With Revival of Traditional Arts, Culture  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Khmer Rouge eliminated 90 percent of Cambodia's artists, but those who survived taught new generations that are advancing traditional arts.

14 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Twenty years after Pol Pot died a broken man, his memory looms large - The Phnom Penh Post

Twenty years after Pol Pot died a broken man, his memory looms large  The Phnom Penh Post

Two decades have passed, but Mea Chron still stands by Pol Pot. Most days he also stands by the mass murderer's cremation site, keeping guard in the Khmer ...

13 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

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

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

Im Chaem ended up serving as a district chief who allegedly supervised large-scale slave labor and mass killings, according to prosecutors at the Khmer Rouge ...

7 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

The Former Khmer Rouge Slave Who Blew the Whistle on Wells Fargo - The New York Times

The Former Khmer Rouge Slave Who Blew the Whistle on Wells Fargo  The New York Times

Duke Tran was a prisoner in Cambodia. He escaped to America and got a job at Wells Fargo. Then he encountered what he alleged was wrongdoing and had to ...

24 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge survivor's goal: Music to the ears of Cambodians (VIDEO) - Lowell Sun

Khmer Rouge survivor's goal: Music to the ears of Cambodians (VIDEO)  Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- Arn Chorn-Pond watched his siblings starve to death. His parents died under the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.

13 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's latter day 'repression' has Khmer Rouge roots - La Croix International

Cambodia's latter day 'repression' has Khmer Rouge roots  La Croix International

The Cambodian government has succeeded in shutting down the political opposition, critical thinking in the media and has sharpened its focus on ...

24 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Establishes Memorial Day for Khmer Rouge Victims - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Establishes Memorial Day for Khmer Rouge Victims  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The new memorial day forms part of a program of collective reparations provided by the Khmer Rouge tribunal, according to an official.

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Ex-Khmer Rouge Official Converts to Christianity Guided by Pastor She Once Enslaved - Voice of America

Ex-Khmer Rouge Official Converts to Christianity Guided by Pastor She Once Enslaved  Voice of America

Im Chaem, a former Khmer Rouge official who was charged by a United Nations-backed tribunal with crimes against humanity including mass murder, ...

17 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Genocide Museum Conserves Clothing of Khmer Rouge Victims - VOA News

Cambodia's Genocide Museum Conserves Clothing of Khmer Rouge Victims  VOA News

During the 21 months he spent imprisoned in the secret Khmer Rouge prison code-named S-21, Bou Meng found a strange comfort in his prison uniform: black ...

9 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

A Musical Tribute to the Victims of the Khmer Rouge - The New Yorker

A Musical Tribute to the Victims of the Khmer Rouge  The New Yorker

Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia” remembers the killing fields and the culture of the country through film, music, movement, and poetry.

18 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in Cambodia - The New York Times

Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in Cambodia  The New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The genocide trial of two senior Khmer Rouge leaders concluded its hearings on Friday with an angry scolding by the lawyer for ...

23 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

11 Years, $300 Million and 3 Convictions. Was the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Worth It? - The New York Times

11 Years, $300 Million and 3 Convictions. Was the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Worth It?  The New York Times

BANGKOK — After spending more than a decade and nearly $300 million, the United Nations-backed tribunal prosecuting the crimes of the Khmer Rouge has ...

10 Apr 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodian court upholds life sentences for Khmer Rouge leaders - The Guardian

Cambodian court upholds life sentences for Khmer Rouge leaders  The Guardian

Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan – first leaders of murderous regime to be jailed – lose appeal against conviction over deaths of two million Cambodians.

23 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am