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14 Aug 2018 | 12:29 pm

Genocide Expert Alex Hinton on Understanding Cambodian Justice in Khmer Rouge Trials - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Genocide Expert Alex Hinton on Understanding Cambodian Justice in Khmer Rouge Trials
VOA Khmer
He has served as the president of the International Association of Genocide Scholars and the UNESCO Chair in Genocide Prevention. Hinton is a prolific author and Cambodia expert and has served as a witness at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. He spoke to ...

14 Aug 2018 | 8:48 am

Fire damages historic cinema - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Fire damages historic cinema
Khmer Times
It was later repurposed in 1975 as a salt warehouse under the Khmer Rouge. Following the downfall of the regime in 1979, the building was then reused to screen films. Khem Kimseng, a provincial deputy police chief, said yesterday that the fire was ...

13 Aug 2018 | 3:41 pm

Suffering spurs life of investigation - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Suffering spurs life of investigation
Khmer Times
Youk Chhang, renowned researcher and executive director of Documentation Centre of Cambodia, refused to languish in self-pity after surviving the Khmer Rouge and instead devoted his life to documenting the suffering he and others, especially his mother ...

9 Aug 2018 | 4:00 pm

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


Philly.com

Sin Chhoeum, 100, fled the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields for the United States
Philly.com
Mrs. Sin, her son, 12, and a daughter, Dy Oun, 19, escaped in 1978 from the Khmer Rouge camp in Chhrou Sdao. They made a harrowing 100-mile journey to Thailand on foot and lived in refugee camps in Thailand and the Philippines before obtaining visas ...

8 Aug 2018 | 5:26 pm

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


VOA Khmer

The Justice Façade: Genocide Expert Alex Hinton on Differing Perspectives of the Khmer Rouge Trials
VOA Khmer
Hinton is a prolific author and Cambodia expert and has served as a witness at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. He spoke to VOA's Chetra Chap about his latest book project, The Justice Façade. VOA: You wrote a book about the Khmer Rouge Tribunal called ...

6 Aug 2018 | 12:21 pm

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


FRANCE 24

Hun Sen: The ex-Khmer Rouge soldier keeping his grip on Cambodia
FRANCE 24
While Hun Sen has claimed to have opposed the Khmer Rouge since 1975, the year it captured Phnom Penh, in reality, he was still anchored in the ultra-Maoist movement, losing an eye while fighting in their ranks and climbing to the position of deputy ...
Elections of 2018 the latest chapter in Cambodia's storyThe Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia election: Polls close in vote with no main oppositionBBC News
Cambodia's Ruling Party Coasts to Victory in Election With No Viable OppositionTIME
The Nation -Wall Street Journal
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28 Jul 2018 | 7:04 am

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


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. Channy's memoir, “Short Hair Detention,” details her life under the Khmer Rouge. In 1970, the war in Vietnam overflowed into Cambodia.

27 Jul 2018 | 9:49 pm

'Bishop of the Wheelchair' seen as a good shepherd for ex-Khmer Rouge - CatholicPhilly.com


'Bishop of the Wheelchair' seen as a good shepherd for ex-Khmer Rouge
CatholicPhilly.com
By Catholic News Service • Posted July 27, 2018. BATTAMBANG, Cambodia (CNS) — Within weeks of the collapse of the final remnants of the Khmer Rouge in late 1998, Jesuit Father Enrique Figaredo visited some of the movement's last-standing cadres ...

27 Jul 2018 | 9:29 am

Cambodian, Indian among 2018 winners of Magsaysay awards - Fresno Bee


Cambodian, Indian among 2018 winners of Magsaysay awards
Fresno Bee
A Cambodian genocide survivor who helped document the Khmer Rouge atrocities and an Indian psychiatrist who led the rescue of thousands of mentally ill street paupers to treat and reunite them with their families are among the six winners of this year ...

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26 Jul 2018 | 3:39 am

Year Zero nostalgia in Cambodia – An Irishwoman's Diary on the long shadow of the Khmer Rouge - Irish Times


Deutsche Welle

Year Zero nostalgia in Cambodia – An Irishwoman's Diary on the long shadow of the Khmer Rouge
Irish Times
If, on your travels, you ever ruled out the possibility of asking someone, in earnest, the Pythonesque question: “What did the Khmer Rouge ever do for you?” you might consider the frontier town of Anlong Veng in northern Cambodia. Locals there will ...
Khmer Rouge genocide in the minds of Cambodian youthDeutsche Welle
Spanish priest a good shepherd for ex-Khmer RougeLa Croix International

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20 Jul 2018 | 12:22 pm

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