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20 Sep 2018 | 2:55 pm

Thany Por and Eric Luther Ingram's New Book "The Unwatered Rose" is an Engaging Autobiographical Reflection on a ... - Benzinga


Thany Por and Eric Luther Ingram's New Book "The Unwatered Rose" is an Engaging Autobiographical Reflection on a ...
Benzinga
from Page Publishing authors Thany Por and Eric Luther Ingram is a stirring memoir of a Cambodian childhood marred by extreme poverty, the brutality of the murderous Khmer Rouge regime, and her family's desperate escape to Thailand amid the chaos of ...

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17 Sep 2018 | 11:05 pm

Why the UN has a genocide case on Myanmar - Asia Times


Asia Times

Why the UN has a genocide case on Myanmar
Asia Times
Unprecedented in its tough language and unrelenting in its conclusions, the UN fact-finding team's full 400-page report to the UN Human Rights Council, to be released on September 18, now goes to the UN Security Council, where China and also Russia ...

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10 Sep 2018 | 4:28 am

Venice Film Review: 'Graves Without a Name' - Variety


Variety

Venice Film Review: 'Graves Without a Name'
Variety
“Bad karma doesn't wait for the next life,” states a trauma-raddled Khmer Rouge survivor toward the end of Rithy Panh's “Graves Without a Name.” He says it in a tone of numb assurance, confident but also past caring: ... That affinity, however, gives ...

29 Aug 2018 | 7:44 pm

To Samir Amin, A Personal Tribute By Edwin Madunagu - SaharaReporters.com


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To Samir Amin, A Personal Tribute By Edwin Madunagu
SaharaReporters.com
The collection also carries a two-page review of what was happening in Cambodia. I asked: How did the heroes of 1975 become “mass murderers” and “villains” by 1978? Why was the condemnation of the Khmer Rouge revolutionaries (whose “face” was Pol Pot ...

28 Aug 2018 | 3:39 am

13 Movies Based On True Stories With Wikipedia Rabbit Holes You'll Spend Hours On - Bustle


Bustle

13 Movies Based On True Stories With Wikipedia Rabbit Holes You'll Spend Hours On
Bustle
This Angelina Jolie-directed movie is based on the memoir of the same name by Loung Ung. Ung was born in Cambodia and was a child during the time of the Khmer Rouge. ... As you can imagine, Alexander the Great's Wikipedia page is very long.

23 Aug 2018 | 1:24 pm

What The 10 Democrats In The 3rd District Say Differentiates Them - WBUR


WBUR

What The 10 Democrats In The 3rd District Say Differentiates Them
WBUR
Because of the horror my parents experienced during the Khmer Rouge regime, they never talked about Cambodia and the darkest part of its history with us. Loung's book helped me learn about my history, the trauma my parents endured, and the sacrifices ...

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23 Aug 2018 | 4:28 am

Don's Donuts: Arcata's most fragrant 24-hour cultural crossroads - Mad River Union


Mad River Union

Don's Donuts: Arcata's most fragrant 24-hour cultural crossroads
Mad River Union
Both endured the same desperate conditions in Khmer Rouge labor camps, working forced labor for day to day survival. Rasmey began her years in .... “I love love love this place,” says Samantha Minx on the Don's Donuts Facebook page. “It was awesome to ...

22 Aug 2018 | 2:25 pm

Cambodia frees leading land rights activist after royal pardon - Thomson Reuters Foundation


Thomson Reuters Foundation

Cambodia frees leading land rights activist after royal pardon
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Vanny's return home on Monday night was broadcast live on a colleague's Facebook page, and showed a crowd of people cheering her. She thanked them and hugged her children. Rights groups welcomed the release of Vanny and ... repressive context for human ...

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22 Aug 2018 | 8:49 am

Khmer Rouge genocide in the minds of Cambodian youth - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle

Khmer Rouge genocide in the minds of Cambodian youth
Deutsche Welle
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 1979, with little outcry from the international community. The Khmer Rouge, formally the ...
Year Zero nostalgia in Cambodia – An Irishwoman's Diary on the long shadow of the Khmer RougeIrish Times

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21 Jul 2018 | 1:56 am

Cambodian Museum Protects Clothing Worn by Khmer Rouge Victims - Voice of America


Voice of America

Cambodian Museum Protects Clothing Worn by Khmer Rouge Victims
Voice of America
During the 21 months he spent in a Cambodian prison, Bou Meng strangely felt at ease in the clothing he wore. Bou Meng was jailed in the late 1970s, when the Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia. He was held at a secret, but now infamous Khmer Rouge prison ...

16 Feb 2018 | 3:56 pm

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