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24 May 2018 | 4:50 am

Beauty In Tragedy: Artist Dinh Q Lê Captures Cambodia's Dark Past - Prestige Online


Prestige Online

Beauty In Tragedy: Artist Dinh Q Lê Captures Cambodia's Dark Past
Prestige Online
With their hometown Ha-Tien (situated on the border between Vietnam and Cambodia) under attack from the Khmer Rouge, Lê's family fled South Vietnam and spent a year in a Thai refugee camp before finally migrating to the US, first to Oregon, then ...

22 May 2018 | 5:51 am

Action Thriller "Syndicate Smasher" Smashes Records! - PR Web (press release)


Action Thriller "Syndicate Smasher" Smashes Records!
PR Web (press release)
Cambodian actor David Prak, who faced death while escaping his plight from the murderous Khmer Rouge Killing Fields, makes his spectacular big screen debut. Director Benny Tjandra says: "I've loved action ... Syndicate Smasher Official Facebook Page:

19 May 2018 | 6:02 pm

Sale of Cambodia's Last Independent Newspaper Concerns Longtime Readers - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Sale of Cambodia's Last Independent Newspaper Concerns Longtime Readers
VOA Khmer
You Mary, whose family runs a small newsstand next to Siem Reap Provincial Hospital, said The Post enjoys steady popularity with locals and foreign tourists, who buy about 10 copies of the Khmer edition and five of the English edition daily. “Their ...

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15 May 2018 | 3:12 pm

Yale archives preserve survivors' accounts of the Holocaust - Seattle Times


Yale archives preserve survivors' accounts of the Holocaust
Seattle Times
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — To Lawrence Langer, the purpose of interviewing survivors of the Holocaust is not to prevent such a monumentally horrific event from happening again. History has shown that, to some degree, genocide has continued unabated ...

14 May 2018 | 11:26 am

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is ... - Washington Post


Washington Post

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is ...
Washington Post
With elections approaching, Hun Sen is casting the United States as the boogeyman in a widening crackdown on democratic institutions.
Former Khmer Rouge commander still leads Cambodia, is again stoking anti-American sentimentStars and Stripes

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14 May 2018 | 2:53 am

In Gaffes We Trust - Fort Worth Weekly (satire) (press release) (blog)


Fort Worth Weekly (satire) (press release) (blog)

In Gaffes We Trust
Fort Worth Weekly (satire) (press release) (blog)
The Khmer Rouge? What about Donald Trump? These issues concern me, but they are not my chief complaint. What bothers me is the beat-down I experience the day I receive my tax statement and every time I go to pay my tax bill. It's four words printed in ...

9 May 2018 | 2:32 pm

Cambodia's 'last bastion of independent media' is thrown into turmoil - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Cambodia's 'last bastion of independent media' is thrown into turmoil
Los Angeles Times
The paper's convulsion comes less than a year after the ruling party — which has held power since the fall of the genocidal Khmer Rouge government in 1979 — forced the closure of the Cambodia Daily, which was also known for its aggressive coverage.
Cambodia: Coerced Sale of Last Independent NewspaperHuman Rights Watch
Phnom Penh Noodle House's Closure and the Loss of Cultural FlavorSeattle Weekly

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9 May 2018 | 5:08 am

'Press freedom toppled': Phnom Penh Post sale rings alarm bells - CNNMoney


Bradenton Herald

'Press freedom toppled': Phnom Penh Post sale rings alarm bells
CNNMoney
Critics said the loss of an independent press would have profound implications in Cambodia, a country that suffered under the brutal rule of the Khmer Rouge. "The free press is one of the pillars of democracy for any country, but especially for ...
New owner of Cambodian newspaper begins by firing editorBradenton Herald
Post senior staff out in dispute over articleThe Phnom Penh Post

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7 May 2018 | 11:55 am

Chanda Choun Chose Arlington, Wants Its Voters to Choose Him - Voice of America


Voice of America

Chanda Choun Chose Arlington, Wants Its Voters to Choose Him
Voice of America
Choun, a 30-year-old program manager at the cybersecurity company Securonix, came to the United States as a baby when his family fled Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, which ruled from 1975-1979, a time when 1.7 million people died. Grateful that his family ...

5 May 2018 | 11:30 pm

Email suggests 'major backer' promised to help win $344,000 case ... - ABC Online


ABC Online

Email suggests 'major backer' promised to help win $344,000 case ...
ABC Online
An Australian who was awarded $344000 for wrongful dismissal told the Cambodian newspaper he worked for that he had a major backer who would help me ...

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2 May 2018 | 3:40 am

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