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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

Former Opposition Leader Warns of ‘Massacre’ Over Leaked Order to ‘Destroy’ CNRP - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Former Opposition Leader Warns of ‘Massacre’ Over Leaked Order to ‘Destroy’ CNRP  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Hun Sen and other senior CPP officials have made threats prior to the July 2018 election that the opposition would be “destroyed” or “killed” if sanctions were ...

19 Feb 2019 | 12:11 pm

World Food Prize president to be honored in House of Lords for confronting genocide - KMAland

World Food Prize president to be honored in House of Lords for confronting genocide  KMAland

(Des Moines)--The World Food Prize announced today that Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn will become only the second individual ever honored as the recipient ...

18 Feb 2019 | 1:15 pm

Rainsy will return at 'favourable time' - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy will return at 'favourable time'  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition figure Sam Rainsy on Saturday suggested he would not return to Cambodia as he had previously promised, saying that like liberators King Father ...

17 Feb 2019 | 8:26 pm

Iowan who served as U.S. ambassador to Cambodia wins international honor for confronting genocide - Des Moines Register

Iowan who served as U.S. ambassador to Cambodia wins international honor for confronting genocide  Des Moines Register

Kenneth Quinn, former U.S. ambassador to Cambodia, will soon be the second person to be recognized by a British humanitarian organization working to ...

16 Feb 2019 | 6:08 pm

About the art in the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma - Lion's Roar

About the art in the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma  Lion's Roar

We take a closer look at the art featured in the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly.

13 Feb 2019 | 8:13 am

James Holden Destroyed a Hammond Organ Scoring Chris Kelly's 'A Cambodian Spring' - Exclaim!

James Holden Destroyed a Hammond Organ Scoring Chris Kelly's 'A Cambodian Spring'  Exclaim!

British producer and Bedroom Community label head James Holden — who takes a call for an interview with Exclaim! from his West London studio...

12 Feb 2019 | 8:02 am

US, China Face Off Over Legacy in Cambodia - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

US, China Face Off Over Legacy in Cambodia  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Beijing and Washington bicker over history in Cambodia, blaming each other for the rise of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime.

9 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Facebook page selling cyclo for thousands of dollars - Khmer Times

Facebook page selling cyclo for thousands of dollars  Khmer Times

A Facebook page entitled “Prahnoreay” has announced that it is selling a cyclo that used to belong to the godfather of Prime Minister Hun Sen for $105,000.

7 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

CMAC chief: The truth should be accepted together to heal wounds - The Phnom Penh Post

CMAC chief: The truth should be accepted together to heal wounds  The Phnom Penh Post

The director-general of the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC), Heng Ratana, on Tuesday warned against pointing the blame for past political decisions ...

6 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

China's embassy mocks US over Lon Nol claims - The Phnom Penh Post

China's embassy mocks US over Lon Nol claims  The Phnom Penh Post

The Chinese Embassy in Cambodia on Friday issued a statement singling out the US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), not the US government itself, as the ...

4 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Embassy denies US role in Lon Nol coup d'etat #AsiaNewsNetwork - Eleven Myanmar

Embassy denies US role in Lon Nol coup d'etat #AsiaNewsNetwork  Eleven Myanmar

We would like to highlight that the US was not involved in the coup leading to Lon Nol coming to power. Up to now, there has not been any evidence proving the ...

2 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

The Siem Reap cafe preserving and promoting Khmer music heritage - The Phnom Penh Post

The Siem Reap cafe preserving and promoting Khmer music heritage  The Phnom Penh Post

As Cambodia fast earns a reputation as a Kingdom of coffee lovers – with a myriad of coffee shops and vendors mushrooming on street corners nationwide – a ...

1 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

Hun Sen warns Irish MP of EBA 'mistake' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen warns Irish MP of EBA 'mistake'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday told former Irish premier Enda Kenny, still a member of the EU nation's parliament, that the 28-nation bloc should not make ...

14 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

PM: Victory Day a second birthday - The Phnom Penh Post

PM: Victory Day a second birthday  The Phnom Penh Post

PRIME Minister Hun Sen used his Victory Day address at Olympic Stadium on Monday to hail January 7 – the day in 1979 when the Khmer Rouge was ...

8 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

In the press - Malaysia's king abdicates: Was it because of his Russian beauty pageant bride? - FRANCE 24

In the press - Malaysia's king abdicates: Was it because of his Russian beauty pageant bride?  FRANCE 24

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, January 7: The Malaysian king suddenly and mysteriously abdicates for the first time in history. Cambodia marks 40 years since the ...

7 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

40 years on from the toppling of Pol Pot's reign in Cambodia - Irish Times

40 years on from the toppling of Pol Pot's reign in Cambodia  Irish Times

Cambodians attend an event to mark the 40th anniversary of the toppling of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime at the Olympic stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

7 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian-Australians mark 40 bittersweet years since Khmer Rouge's fall - SBS News

Cambodian-Australians mark 40 bittersweet years since Khmer Rouge's fall  SBS News

Cambodians are commemorating 40 years since the fall of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime - but for some within the Australian community, 7 January is not a day ...

7 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

The US Is Deporting Cambodian Immigrants to a Land They've Never Known - The News Lens 關鍵評論網

The US Is Deporting Cambodian Immigrants to a Land They've Never Known  The News Lens 關鍵評論網

Many Cambodian deportees fled the Khmer Rouge decades ago. Some have never set foot in Cambodia. Tags: Cambodian refugees, Cambodia deportation, ...

3 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Win-Win Monument: PM's 'treason' or symbol of unity? - The Phnom Penh Post

Win-Win Monument: PM's 'treason' or symbol of unity?  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy has slammed the capital's newly inaugurated Win-Win Monument, claiming it represents Prime Minister Hun Sen's “treason”, ...

2 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen 'win-win' legacy debated on Khmer Rouge fall anniversary - The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen 'win-win' legacy debated on Khmer Rouge fall anniversary  The Cambodia Daily

In late 1998, Peng Samonn, a war-weary Khmer Rouge cadre who had spent decades fighting in the jungles on the Thai border, got wind of a secret plot to ...

28 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM dedicates monument to his defeat of Khmer Rouge - The Seattle Times

Cambodian PM dedicates monument to his defeat of Khmer Rouge  The Seattle Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Long-serving Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday inaugurated a monument marking the 1998 end of the threat ...

28 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Opinion: Khmer Rouge Genocide of Notre Dame Cathedral in Cambodia - The Cambodia Daily

Opinion: Khmer Rouge Genocide of Notre Dame Cathedral in Cambodia  The Cambodia Daily

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal judgment in Case 002/02 provides an opportunity to consider the advancement of justice, but we must recognize the significant ...

25 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

UNHRC releases documents on state of Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post

UNHRC releases documents on state of Cambodia  The Phnom Penh Post

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has published three documents in preparation for a review next month on the situation in Cambodia. The UNHRC is ...

24 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Activists Summoned by Police, Pressured to Defect - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Opposition Activists Summoned by Police, Pressured to Defect  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Following a recent pledge by opposition leader Rainsy to return next year to Cambodia, police in Kandal province have questioned local Cambodia National ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

'Win-Win event to see 30,000 take part' , National - The Phnom Penh Post

'Win-Win event to see 30,000 take part' , National  The Phnom Penh Post

Defence Minister Tea Banh said on Monday that about 30000 people are expected to attend the spectacular inauguration of the Win-Win Monument, which from ...

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

A Cambodian Refugee with a Decades-Old Conviction and a Pregnant Wife Fights Deportation - The New Yorker

A Cambodian Refugee with a Decades-Old Conviction and a Pregnant Wife Fights Deportation  The New Yorker

Daniel A. Gross interviews Sear Un, a California man facing deportation who came to United States as a refugee from the Khmer Rouge.

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

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

Scholar Shares Lessons Learned From 1975 Mayaguez Incident > US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Story - Department of Defense

Scholar Shares Lessons Learned From 1975 Mayaguez Incident > US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Story  Department of Defense

On May 12, 1975, just days after South Vietnam's capital of Saigon fell, Khmer Rouge forces seized the American container vessel SS Mayaguez and its crew off ...

11 Dec 2018 | 2:57 pm

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

FUNSK anniversary honoured, National, kr-tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post

FUNSK anniversary honoured, National, kr-tribunal  The Phnom Penh Post

A performance depicting the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge regime was held on December 2, marking the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Kampuchean ...

3 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

Phnom Penh cruise port guide - The Telegraph

Phnom Penh cruise port guide  The Telegraph

Often playing second fiddle to ancient Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh is Cambodia's first port of call when it comes to discovering the throbbing modern heart of this ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Heng Samrin's memoir released - Khmer Times

Heng Samrin's memoir released  Khmer Times

The National Assembly yesterday launched the memoir of its president Heng Samrin, detailing his struggle to overthrow the Khmer Rouge regime and rebuild ...

27 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

Vancouver lawyer who prosecuted Khmer Rouge leaders welcomes genocide verdict - The Cambodia Daily

Vancouver lawyer who prosecuted Khmer Rouge leaders welcomes genocide verdict  The Cambodia Daily

A Vancouver lawyer who helped prosecute two of the Khmer Rouge's most senior surviving leaders is breathing a little easier after a tribunal this week found the ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

'No more Khmer Rouge leaders left to stand trial' - The Phnom Penh Post

'No more Khmer Rouge leaders left to stand trial'  The Phnom Penh Post

Friday's verdict in the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan has been hailed as “historic” for “Cambodia and all humanity”, while ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Was It Worth It? Experts Weigh Record of Khmer Rouge Tribunal - VOA News

Was It Worth It? Experts Weigh Record of Khmer Rouge Tribunal  VOA News

While some see 'complete failure,' others find some justice was served by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.

17 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

‘We Only Killed the Bad People’: 2 Khmer Rouge Leaders, Forever Linked - The New York Times

‘We Only Killed the Bad People’: 2 Khmer Rouge Leaders, Forever Linked  The New York Times

Khieu Samphan, 87, and Nuon Chea, 92, who were convicted of genocide on Friday, once hoped that the world would “let bygones be bygones.”

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in Cambodia's 'Nuremberg' moment - The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in Cambodia's 'Nuremberg' moment  The Cambodia Daily

The two most senior Khmer Rouge leaders still alive today have been found guilty of genocide, almost 40 years since Pol Pot's brutal communist regime fell, in a ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Friday briefing: Brexit deal – May digs in at the crease - The Guardian

Friday briefing: Brexit deal – May digs in at the crease  The Guardian

Hard Brexiters openly threaten to topple PM … fears for 600 people in California wildfires … and hear Michelle Obama read from her new memoir.

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

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

Former KR prison chief 'Duch' back in jail - The Phnom Penh Post

Former KR prison chief 'Duch' back in jail  The Phnom Penh Post

The Khmer Rouge's Tuol Sleng prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, was discharged from hospital on Monday and is back at the Kandal ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge Leaders Likely Tribunal’s Last - VOA News

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge Leaders Likely Tribunal’s Last  VOA News

If the current trial is the last staged by the U.N.-assisted international tribunal, it will have convicted three people at a cost of more than $300 million.

14 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

In Fresno, Conservative Cambodian-American Fails to Unseat Longtime Democratic Incumbent - VOA Khmer

In Fresno, Conservative Cambodian-American Fails to Unseat Longtime Democratic Incumbent  VOA Khmer

Incumbent Jim Costa, a seasoned politician, beat Elizabeth Heng 54.4 percent to 45.6 percent, according to the State's primary results.

9 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

Hidden history: Radar probes mass graves from Khmer Rouge era - FRANCE 24

Hidden history: Radar probes mass graves from Khmer Rouge era  FRANCE 24

Prey Veng (Cambodia) (AFP). A man walks gingerly over a small field in rural Cambodia, pushing a lawnmower-like contraption that deploys ground-penetrating ...

5 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian-American Newcomer Challenges Veteran California Representative - VOA News

Cambodian-American Newcomer Challenges Veteran California Representative  VOA News

In her first run for office, Republican Elizabeth Heng, 33, is taking on Democrat Jim Costa, 66, who is likely to win once again in the 16th Congressional District.

1 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Commander of Khmer Rouge's most notorious prison in intensive care in hospital - Channel NewsAsia

Commander of Khmer Rouge's most notorious prison in intensive care in hospital  Channel NewsAsia

A senior Khmer Rouge figure who ran Cambodia's most notorious prison during the genocidal regime is in intensive care in hospital, but his health ...

25 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Accords 'not a tool for foreign intervention', National, Post In-depth - The Phnom Penh Post

Accords 'not a tool for foreign intervention', National, Post In-depth  The Phnom Penh Post

A the Kingdom enjoyed a public holiday on Tuesday to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the signing of the Paris Peace Accords, the Royal Academy of ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman - POLITICO.eu

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman  POLITICO.eu

PHNOM PENH — Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen, a battle-hardened veteran of the Khmer Rouge, faces one of the toughest fights of his long political ...

19 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

A shattered life under the Khmer Rouge - UCA News

A shattered life under the Khmer Rouge  UCA News

Image Gallery of Catholic,Religious & Christian Photos.Trainee teachers record the stories of rural Cambodians who suffered under the regime of Pol ...

3 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

That time Iowa came together across the wounds of war to help a nation 12,000 miles away - Des Moines Register

That time Iowa came together across the wounds of war to help a nation 12,000 miles away  Des Moines Register

The Vietnam War wounded America, but Iowans came together to help the victims of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge in an overwhelming outpouring of charity in 1979.

26 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

A Cambodian Refugee Cooks From Memory at Nyum Bai - The New York Times

A Cambodian Refugee Cooks From Memory at Nyum Bai  The New York Times

Since opening the restaurant in Oakland, Calif., in February, Nite Yun has followed Khmer cooking traditions that war and genocide nearly wiped out.

21 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

'To forget is a crime': Genocide survivor helps heal Cambodia's wounds - Rappler

'To forget is a crime': Genocide survivor helps heal Cambodia's wounds  Rappler

Youk Chhang receives the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2018 for his work gathering and preserving evidence of the Khmer Rouge abuses.

1 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Film Review: ‘Graves Without a Name’ - Variety

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 ...

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Elizabeth Heng campaign ad blocked by Facebook over Cambodian genocide images - Washington Times

Elizabeth Heng campaign ad blocked by Facebook over Cambodian genocide images  Washington Times

There's nothing profane, obscene or derogatory in the biographical campaign ad run by GOP House candidate Elizabeth Heng, but Facebook blocked it anyway ...

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Rochester refugee suffering from cancer deported to Cambodia - Post-Bulletin

Rochester refugee suffering from cancer deported to Cambodia  Post-Bulletin

Suffering from cancer and separated from his family, Sokchea Voeun is back in Cambodia — a country he has never known.

1 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

The Samoan War Hero Who Took on the Khmer Rouge to Save US Marines - The Daily Beast

The Samoan War Hero Who Took on the Khmer Rouge to Save US Marines  The Daily Beast

The U.S. veterans who survived the Mayaguez fiasco—a devastating, mostly forgotten episode at the end of the Vietnam War—have all described a ...

28 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

Hun Sen: The wily political survivor in full control of Cambodia - The Straits Times

Hun Sen: The wily political survivor in full control of Cambodia  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodian leader Hun Sen has outlasted the murderous Khmer Rouge, sidelined the monarchy and crushed his opponents in a 33-year ...

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Five things to know about the Cambodian national election - Nikkei Asian Review

Five things to know about the Cambodian national election  Nikkei Asian Review

BANGKOK -- On July 29, Cambodians will be casting their ballots for what is expected to be the most controversial national election since the country'

23 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

Cambodians wary as Chinese investment transforms their country - Nikkei Asian Review

Cambodians wary as Chinese investment transforms their country  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH/SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia -- As boom-mounted cameras swept the horizon, a drone hovered above more than 50000 party faithful who had ...

18 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

S-21's child survivor tells his story in new book - Khmer Times

S-21's child survivor tells his story in new book  Khmer Times

Norng Chan Phal, who survived the Khmer Rouge torture centre S-21 as a child in 1979, has published a book documenting his family's ordeal this week.

28 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian dictatorship propped up by 12 ruthless generals, says rights group - The Telegraph

Cambodian dictatorship propped up by 12 ruthless generals, says rights group  The Telegraph

Cambodia is hurtling towards dictatorship under a crackdown orchestrated by 12 ruthless security force officers intent on securing victory for the country's ...

28 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

Why has the Cambodian government made tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese people stateless? - Equal Times

Why has the Cambodian government made tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese people stateless?  Equal Times

Keo Samoeun has helped construct dozens of buildings throughout Phnom Penh. In the past, he repaired villas damaged during the Khmer Rouge era and he is ...

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Beyond the Cambodian Storms - Khmer Times

Beyond the Cambodian Storms  Khmer Times

Cambodian bookworms won't have a hard time looking for Khmer Rouge books as many authors have written about the regime's brutality.

25 May 2018 | 2:00 am

National Day of Remembrance held - The Phnom Penh Post

National Day of Remembrance held  The Phnom Penh Post

Haunting music and explosions served as the soundtrack as men and woman wearing the Khmer Rouge's signature red-chequered krama marched across the ...

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

Review: Nyum Bai in Fruitvale Is Serving Dreamy Cambodian Cuisine - Eater SF

Review: Nyum Bai in Fruitvale Is Serving Dreamy Cambodian Cuisine  Eater SF

Chef Nite Yun's Oakland restaurant exudes a homey warmth and genuineness that's all-too rare in San Francisco.

11 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's animators boost services exports despite barriers - UNCTAD

Cambodia's animators boost services exports despite barriers  UNCTAD

Why does a World Trade Organization deal designed to boost *service* industries in least developed countries lie dormant?

8 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Former Judge Sees Success in Khmer Rouge Tribunal - The Cambodia Daily

Former Judge Sees Success in Khmer Rouge Tribunal  The Cambodia Daily

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

6 May 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

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

Facebook used to cripple opposition in run-up to Cambodia’s elections - Irish Times

Facebook used to cripple opposition in run-up to Cambodia’s elections  Irish Times

Social media company denies it is being misused by ruling government to suppress dissent.

20 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

Khmer Rouge reparations statue quietly removed - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge reparations statue quietly removed  The Phnom Penh Post

A memorial to the victims of the Khmer Rouge's policy of forced evacuation has been unceremoniously removed just weeks after it was inaugurated at its ...

29 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia marks 39 years since fall of brutal 'killing fields' regime - Reuters

Cambodia marks 39 years since fall of brutal 'killing fields' regime  Reuters

Thousands of Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge on Sunday marked 39 years since the fall of the brutal regime that killed an estimated 1.7 million ...

6 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

New website aims to educate youth on Khmer Rouge regime - Khmer Times

New website aims to educate youth on Khmer Rouge regime  Khmer Times

The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) launched its new multimedia website on Friday, specifically aimed at educating and informing Cambodia's ...

12 Sep 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

$300m spent, three men convicted: cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal - The Sydney Morning Herald

$300m spent, three men convicted: cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal  The Sydney Morning Herald

Phnom Penh: He has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to spend the rest of his life in jail over the deaths of at least 1.7 million people.

25 May 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

Khmer Rouge Documentation Center Turns to Facebook - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Khmer Rouge Documentation Center Turns to Facebook  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Two Facebook pages, one for the Sleuk Rith Institute and a Khmer Rouge history website, were created early this year.

8 Feb 2017 | 2:00 am

40 Years After Cambodia Fell to the Khmer Rouge, Perhaps We Shouldn’t Focus So Much on Anniversaries - Foreign Policy

40 Years After Cambodia Fell to the Khmer Rouge, Perhaps We Shouldn’t Focus So Much on Anniversaries  Foreign Policy

By suggesting clean beginnings to tragedies, these dates can help conceal the events that led to disaster. By Justine Drennan. | April 17, 2015, 2:59 PM.

17 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am

Mass Murder Relies on People Like Us: An Interview With Thierry Cruvellier - New Yorker

Mass Murder Relies on People Like Us: An Interview With Thierry Cruvellier  New Yorker

In Phnom Penh, between 1975 and 1979—the years of Khmer Rouge terror that Cambodians often refer to simply as Pol Pot Time—a former schoolteacher ...

15 May 2014 | 2:00 am