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Brilliant “Cambodian Rock Band blends history, a family tale and superior vintage music / Review - Oregon Music News

Brilliant “Cambodian Rock Band blends history, a family tale and superior vintage music / Review  Oregon Music News

By HOLLY JOHNSON // Something unusual at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, an exquisite compelling play loaded with Pop and Psychedelic Rock sounds live ...

18 Sep 2019 | 1:46 pm

Jeff Moehlis: Long Live the Dead Kennedys | Arts & Entertainment - Noozhawk

Jeff Moehlis: Long Live the Dead Kennedys | Arts & Entertainment  Noozhawk

Forty years ago, the Dead Kennedys released their first single, "California Uber Alles," which humorously warns of a New Age dystopia courtesy of then-Gov.

17 Sep 2019 | 1:00 pm

Constitution Day: Protecting America throughout 232 years of... - Communities Digital News

Constitution Day: Protecting America throughout 232 years of...  Communities Digital News

Americans celebrate Constitution Day, the anniversary of the Constitution of the United States. It is the celebration of 243 years of patriots.

17 Sep 2019 | 10:50 am

Rockcliffe-Smythe playground removed to make way for park upgrades - Toronto.com

Rockcliffe-Smythe playground removed to make way for park upgrades  Toronto.com

Rockcliffe-Smythe residents may have been surprised to see the park's play structures removed on Sept. 12.

17 Sep 2019 | 6:18 am

Hey, Dean Baquet: I Demand an '1871 Project' - American Thinker

Hey, Dean Baquet: I Demand an '1871 Project'  American Thinker

The dispiriting thing about the leaked New York Times town hall meeting is that, clearly, everyone at the NYT is on board with the “1619 Project,” the fantastical ...

17 Sep 2019 | 4:16 am

Cambodia's Oscar Hope Deals With Stories and Songs That Define Genocide Generation - Hollywood Reporter

Cambodia's Oscar Hope Deals With Stories and Songs That Define Genocide Generation  Hollywood Reporter

Cambodia's 2020 foreign-language Oscar submission, 'In the Life of Music,' deals with the stories and songs that define the Killing Fields genocide generation, ...

17 Sep 2019 | 3:19 am

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'extreme socialism' criticised in Republican ad invoking Cambodian genocide - ABC News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'extreme socialism' criticised in Republican ad invoking Cambodian genocide  ABC News

A Republican Party ad riles observers in the US and abroad, appearing to link Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's politics with that of the Khmer Rouge ...

16 Sep 2019 | 3:08 pm

Scandal: Councils spending too little on staff Christmas parties - The Spinoff

Scandal: Councils spending too little on staff Christmas parties  The Spinoff

Yesterday Newshub revealed something shocking and disheartening about the spending practices of our local councils. Hayden Donnell registers his ...

16 Sep 2019 | 2:30 pm

Ocasio-Cortez decries a GOP PAC's debate ad comparing her to the Khmer Rouge - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ocasio-Cortez decries a GOP PAC's debate ad comparing her to the Khmer Rouge  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The clip opens with ominous music and a portrait of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., bursting into flames to reveal a pile of skulls. “This is the face of ...

15 Sep 2019 | 5:14 pm

As a German, I am offended by Imran Khan's comparison of Modi to Hitler - The Express Tribune

As a German, I am offended by Imran Khan's comparison of Modi to Hitler  The Express Tribune

Comparing Modi to Hitler or any brutal leader will benefit no one and will only dilute his actions in the international discourse. PHOTO: TWITTER/ PTI.

13 Sep 2019 | 7:38 am

Sinclair-Owned ABC Affiliate Airs Ad With Burning Photo of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez During Democratic Debate - Yahoo News

Sinclair-Owned ABC Affiliate Airs Ad With Burning Photo of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez During Democratic Debate  Yahoo News

An inflammatory political attack ad targeting congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez aired Thursday on a Washington, D.C.-area ABC affiliate owned by ...

13 Sep 2019 | 5:49 am

Cambodia: past, present and future - Mission Network News

Cambodia: past, present and future  Mission Network News

Cambodia to host Franklin Graham in a 'Love Phnom Penh' evangelistic festival in December. Bibles For The World to offer support.

6 Sep 2019 | 3:00 am

Australia's Cambodian community honour Bob Hawke as the man who gave them 'peace and freedom' - SBS News

Australia's Cambodian community honour Bob Hawke as the man who gave them 'peace and freedom'  SBS News

Marking 100 days since his death, Australia's Cambodian community have paid tribute to former Prime Minister Bob Hawke, who played a crucial role in ...

24 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Death of former Khmer Rouge leader 'Brother Number Two' Nuon Chea - Korea Times

Death of former Khmer Rouge leader 'Brother Number Two' Nuon Chea  Korea Times

It was apparently the ancient Greek dramatist Menander who stated that “whom the god loves dies young.” The death of the former Khmer Rouge leader “Brother ...

21 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nuon Chea: Cambodian politician and architect of the Khmer Rouge’s atrocities - The Independent

Nuon Chea: Cambodian politician and architect of the Khmer Rouge’s atrocities  The Independent

Nuon Chea presided over some of the worst atrocities of Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia in the late 1970s and ultimately was convicted of crimes against ...

15 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Khmer Rouge genocide: Nuon Chea's death has major implications for justice in Cambodia - The Conversation UK

Khmer Rouge genocide: Nuon Chea's death has major implications for justice in Cambodia  The Conversation UK

Nuon Chea, Pol Pot's second-in-command in Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, died on August 4 aged 93. Following Pol Pot's death in 1998, he was the most senior ...

13 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

The Long-Lived Tyrants of the Khmer Rouge—and Myanmar - The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Long-Lived Tyrants of the Khmer Rouge—and Myanmar  The Irrawaddy News Magazine

It was apparently the ancient Greek dramatist Menander (ca. 342-291 BCE) who stated that, “Whom the gods love dies young. The death of the former Khmer ...

7 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nuon Chea: Remembering the Legacy of the Khmer Rouge's Chief Ideologue - The Diplomat

Nuon Chea: Remembering the Legacy of the Khmer Rouge's Chief Ideologue  The Diplomat

Nuon Chea, a Cambodian politician and a chief ideologue as part of the notorious Khmer Rouge, died Sunday at age 93 after a brief stay in a Phnom Penh hotel ...

6 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nuon Chea: Cambodia's unrepentant perpetrator of genocide - BBC News

Nuon Chea: Cambodia's unrepentant perpetrator of genocide  BBC News

Nuon Chea, who has died at 93, oversaw some of the worst crimes of the 20th Century.

6 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

EDITORIAL: Little mourning for Nuon Chea, Pol Pot's lieutenant who terrorized Cambodia - Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Little mourning for Nuon Chea, Pol Pot's lieutenant who terrorized Cambodia  Washington Times

Finally, some salutary news. One of the world's most prolific mass murderers has finally shuffled off this mortal coil — though, unfairly to his hundreds of ...

6 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nuon Chea, top Khmer Rouge leader, dies at 93 while serving life sentence - Minnesota Public Radio News

Nuon Chea, top Khmer Rouge leader, dies at 93 while serving life sentence  Minnesota Public Radio News

Nuon Chea, who served as Pol Pot's chief lieutenant during Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s, has died at 93, according to a U.N. ...

5 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nuon Chea death: Convicted war criminal and former Khmer Rouge deputy leader dies, aged 93 - The Independent

Nuon Chea death: Convicted war criminal and former Khmer Rouge deputy leader dies, aged 93  The Independent

Nuon Chea, the chief ideologue of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that destroyed a generation of Cambodians, died on Sunday, the country's UN-assisted ...

4 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nuon Chea, ideologue of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, dies at 93 - Toronto Star

Nuon Chea, ideologue of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, dies at 93  Toronto Star

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA—Nuon Chea, the chief ideologue of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that destroyed a generation of Cambodians, died Sunday, ...

4 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge: Between Justice and Memory - The Diplomat

Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge: Between Justice and Memory  The Diplomat

While the pursuit of justice for the genocide that occurred under Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge continues to be a challenging process legally, a more ...

30 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Boris Johnson clears out top levels of government in radical reshaping - The Australian

Boris Johnson clears out top levels of government in radical reshaping  The Australian

Boris Johnson has cleared out the top levels of British government with the removal of at least 17 senior ministers as he radically reshapes a pro-Brexit Cabinet ...

25 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Of justice and genocide - La Croix International

Of justice and genocide  La Croix International

Of justice and genocide. From Cambodia to Myanmar, genocide scholars have their work cut out.

23 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Treasured family photos buried to hide the past - BBC News

Treasured family photos buried to hide the past  BBC News

One family's treasured photographs that were hidden from the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.

23 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Politicians and the police must stop indulging Extinction Rebellion - The Times

Politicians and the police must stop indulging Extinction Rebellion  The Times

My hero of the week is Brian Salt. This 73-year-old Bristolian had become increasingly enraged by the roadblock set up by Extinction Rebellion on a street he ...

21 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Funan Review: An Animated Death March Through Pol Pot’s Cambodia - The Spool

Funan Review: An Animated Death March Through Pol Pot’s Cambodia  The Spool

Funan, Dennis Do's lushly animated recounting of the Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia, is striking but lacks a central narrative core.

20 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Hun Sen's journey to seek Vietnamese allies to be celebrated - Khmer Times

Hun Sen's journey to seek Vietnamese allies to be celebrated  Khmer Times

The Commemoration Day of the Historical Journey to Overthrow Pol Pot.

19 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia accuses Singapore of supporting Khmer Rouge genocide - New Straits Times

Cambodia accuses Singapore of supporting Khmer Rouge genocide  New Straits Times

PHNOM PENH/HANOI: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has accused Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of supporting genocide because of ...

7 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Hun Sen accuses Singapore PM of ‘supporting Khmer Rouge genocide’ - South China Morning Post

Hun Sen accuses Singapore PM of ‘supporting Khmer Rouge genocide’  South China Morning Post

Vietnam's actions to remove the Khmer Rouge regime from power in Cambodia in the late 1970s are still a source of division among Asean states.

6 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

The Handmaid's Tale isn't completely fiction. Forced pregnancy happened under the Khmer Rouge - ABC News

The Handmaid's Tale isn't completely fiction. Forced pregnancy happened under the Khmer Rouge  ABC News

For Cambodian women living under the Khmer Rouge regime, the reproductive violence depicted in The Handmaid's Tale's dystopia is far from a fiction.

6 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Political analyst accuses PM Lee of being “disrespectful to Khmer Rouge victims” - The Independent

Political analyst accuses PM Lee of being “disrespectful to Khmer Rouge victims”  The Independent

PM Lee is accused of reigniting pain of the Cambodian people in his Facebook post. Singapore's Head of Government, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (Photo: ...

5 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Lee Hsien Loong Disrespectful of Khmer Rouge victims - Khmer Times

Lee Hsien Loong Disrespectful of Khmer Rouge victims  Khmer Times

On 31 May 2019, on his Facebook page, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong described about his letter to Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to ...

3 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

My fictional Abimael Guzmàn turned out to be eerily accurate - Spectator.co.uk

My fictional Abimael Guzmàn turned out to be eerily accurate  Spectator.co.uk

Few Peruvians today are interested in 'the Shining Path years', which left no traces besides 70000 mutilated bodies and a wrecked country. Modern Lima, by…

1 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

There's a Dark Reason Why Cambodia Reenacts its Brutal Genocide Every Year - VICE

There's a Dark Reason Why Cambodia Reenacts its Brutal Genocide Every Year  VICE

The ruling party uses the memory of the Khmer Rouge for political gain – by constantly reminding Cambodians to pay homage to the politicians who helped end ...

30 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Brit nurse reunited with woman she saved aged 14 from Pol Pot's Killing Fields - Mirror Online

Brit nurse reunited with woman she saved aged 14 from Pol Pot's Killing Fields  Mirror Online

EXCLUSIVE: Vichuta Ly and Anne Watts forged an unbreakable bond that saved the lives of thousands of children driven from their homes during Pol Pot's reign ...

25 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia Marks ‘National Day of Remembrance’ of Khmer Rouge Horrors - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Cambodia Marks ‘National Day of Remembrance’ of Khmer Rouge Horrors  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Actors re-enacted gruesome scenes of violence at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center as part of an annual ceremony to mark the Khmer Rouge regime horrors.

21 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Mealy Khieu: Pol Pot, hardship created an iron resolve - Vantage Asia

Mealy Khieu: Pol Pot, hardship created an iron resolve  Vantage Asia

Tough Khmer socio-political climate made for resilience and character. Mealy Khieu believes the strife of living through such an oppressive regime was ...

20 May 2019 | 3:00 am

How Cambodia’s Day of Remembrance for Genocide Victims Has Always Been Complicated by Politics - TIME

How Cambodia’s Day of Remembrance for Genocide Victims Has Always Been Complicated by Politics  TIME

Once known as the Day of Hate, the annual observance has a complicated political history. Here's what to know.

20 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Swedish man who dined with Khmer Rouge's Pol Pot 40 years ago: I regret it - The Cambodia Daily

Swedish man who dined with Khmer Rouge's Pol Pot 40 years ago: I regret it  The Cambodia Daily

In August 1978, when Cambodia's borders were closed off to the world, a young Swedish man – inspired by the Khmer Rouge's vision of building a society ...

4 May 2019 | 3:00 am

General Le Duc Anh obituary - The Guardian

General Le Duc Anh obituary  The Guardian

Former hardline communist president of Vietnam whose career spanned the wars against France, the US and Cambodia.

30 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Inside the Khmer Rouge's Killing Fields - Jacobin magazine

Inside the Khmer Rouge's Killing Fields  Jacobin magazine

Amid the devastation of war, Pol Pot's genocidal regime came to power and led to the death of over a million Cambodians. Its roots didn't lie in its "utopianism," ...

27 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Le Duc Anh: Vietnamese general who ousted Cambodian dictator Pol Pot dies at 98 - The Independent

Le Duc Anh: Vietnamese general who ousted Cambodian dictator Pol Pot dies at 98  The Independent

Le Duc Anh, a hardline general who led communist forces in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War, and later became Vietnam's president, has died in Hanoi ...

27 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Le Duc Anh, Vietnamese general who led the campaign to oust Cambodian dictator Pol Pot, dies at 98 - Washington Post

Le Duc Anh, Vietnamese general who led the campaign to oust Cambodian dictator Pol Pot, dies at 98  Washington Post

Le Duc Anh, a hard-line general who led communist forces in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War, commanded troops that invaded neighboring Cambodia to ...

26 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

‘The nightmare will always be there:’ Cambodians mark anniversary of genocide - Long Beach Post

‘The nightmare will always be there:’ Cambodians mark anniversary of genocide  Long Beach Post

Huoy Lor recounted the terrifying day 44-years ago when Khmer Rouge guerilla soldiers entered Phnom Penh and forced her family into the countryside.

18 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day Honors Millions Killed - NBC Southern California

Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day Honors Millions Killed  NBC Southern California

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors declared Wednesday Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day in memory of the 1.7 million or more people ...

16 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Police have to get angry and get out there to stop violent stabbings — already the country is a worrying m - The Sun

Police have to get angry and get out there to stop violent stabbings — already the country is a worrying m  The Sun

THERE are not enough police officers on the street, says Jeremy Clarkson, who wants to see the force get more backing from the Government. He says the ...

13 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian refugees build new life after suffering under brutal Pol Pot regime - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

Cambodian refugees build new life after suffering under brutal Pol Pot regime  St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

"More than wonderful": Thera Theng and her children Emma and Nicholas celebrate 20 years in the shire with customers on Sunday. Picture: Chris Lane.

2 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

A Great Myth about Atheism: Hitler/Stalin/Pol Pot = Atheism = Atrocity – REDUX - Patheos

A Great Myth about Atheism: Hitler/Stalin/Pol Pot = Atheism = Atrocity – REDUX  Patheos

This has come up in conversation on the last thread, and being in second day of my Russian chemo, I thought I'd repost for your delectation: This post was one ...

24 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

SBS licences documentary which commemorates Pol Pot victims - Inside Film

SBS licences documentary which commemorates Pol Pot victims  Inside Film

'Wandering Souls'. Director-producer Aviva Ziegler's feature documentary Wandering Souls will screen on SBS and at Australian and international film festivals ...

21 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

'How I went from bloodied Killing Fields of Cambodia to working at Sainsbury's' - Mirror Online

'How I went from bloodied Killing Fields of Cambodia to working at Sainsbury's'  Mirror Online

WARNING - DISTRESSING IMAGES EXCLUSIVE: Sokphal Din, 61, lost nearly 60 members of his family - including his father and six-year-old brother - under ...

17 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

From the Killing Fields to the healing arts - The Boston Globe

From the Killing Fields to the healing arts  The Boston Globe

As children, Steven Em's parents escaped the bloody Khmer Rouge. On Friday they watched their son achieve a long-pursued dream: success at UMass ...

15 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

The Democratic Socialist Platform Echoes the Madness of the Khmer Rouge | Barry Brownstein - Foundation for Economic Education

The Democratic Socialist Platform Echoes the Madness of the Khmer Rouge | Barry Brownstein  Foundation for Economic Education

In 1975, when the Khmer Rouge took over, they quickly emptied the capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. This was to be year Zero; a rebirth of Cambodia as an ...

8 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

What to see in Anlong Veng, Cambodia, last bastion of Khmer Rouge - South China Morning Post

What to see in Anlong Veng, Cambodia, last bastion of Khmer Rouge  South China Morning Post

The unassuming spot where movement's genocidal leader, Pol Pot, was cremated, his mountain retreat and that of 'The Butcher' Ta Mok, with their sweeping ...

25 Feb 2019 | 12:05 pm

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

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

Almost half a century ago, the U.S.-backed Gen. Lon Nol led a coup in March 1970, overthrowing Cambodia's King Norodom Sihanouk while the monarch ...

9 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Rush Limbaugh compares Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Hitler, Stalin, and Pol Pot - Media Matters for America

Rush Limbaugh compares Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Hitler, Stalin, and Pol Pot  Media Matters for America

From the January 28 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:

28 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Entrepreneurship Lifts Cambodia from the Clutches of Extreme Poverty in a Single Generation | Jason Riddle - Foundation for Economic Education

Entrepreneurship Lifts Cambodia from the Clutches of Extreme Poverty in a Single Generation | Jason Riddle  Foundation for Economic Education

There is an entire generation of entrepreneurs—Cambodia's first in decades—who are setting the example of the prosperity that is available in an open market ...

27 Jan 2019 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Brave Scot helps dig up landmines in Cambodia laid during Pol Pot's deadly regime - Daily Record

Brave Scot helps dig up landmines in Cambodia laid during Pol Pot's deadly regime  Daily Record

Charity worker Victoria Telford uses metal detectors to find and clear bombs in the country where 25000 people have suffered amputations due to explosions.

7 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Kiên Giang soldiers recount a decade in Cambodia - Viet Nam News

Kiên Giang soldiers recount a decade in Cambodia  Viet Nam News

KIÊN GIANG — In just three years under the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime, spearheaded by the Pol Pot, Cambodia was pushed to the brink of extinction with ...

7 Jan 2019 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

The war in Cambodia was a 'war of justice': Vietnamese General - Viet Nam News

The war in Cambodia was a 'war of justice': Vietnamese General  Viet Nam News

40 years ago, on January 7, 1979, the Vietnamese People's Army in co-ordination with the Kampuchean United Front for National Salvation, deposed Pol Pot, ...

4 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Why the UN convention on genocide is still failing, 70 years on - The Independent

Why the UN convention on genocide is still failing, 70 years on  The Independent

Seventy years after the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide came into force, its effectiveness is disputed. Jewish lawyer ...

22 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

We must never forget Pol Pot, or his two million victims - The Conservative Woman

We must never forget Pol Pot, or his two million victims  The Conservative Woman

Sometimes justice comes late, but if the crime is terrible enough, the world should still pay attention. A United Nations tribunal has just found two of the most ...

21 Nov 2018 | 3:00 am

Guilty Verdicts Mark the Start of the End for Cambodia’s Genocide Trial - Voice of America

Guilty Verdicts Mark the Start of the End for Cambodia’s Genocide Trial  Voice of America

Guilty verdicts in the genocide trial of Pol Pot's senior henchmen has brought the curtain down on the main act of a controversial tribunal that has lasted more ...

19 Nov 2018 | 3:00 am

Convictions of Pol Pot loyalists a win for ICC - Big News Network

Convictions of Pol Pot loyalists a win for ICC  Big News Network

It is the first time that any of Pol Pot senior officials of the Communist Party of Kampuchea have been convicted of genocide.

19 Nov 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Cambodia: justice after genocide - Open Democracy

Cambodia: justice after genocide  Open Democracy

Khmer Rouge mass killings were followed by cynical geopolitics. By the time justice took the stand, was it also impossible? Vicken Cheterian. 24 October 2018 ...

24 Oct 2018 | 3:00 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

It was June 1978 when Hilary received her final letter from her brother John. “He used to write to me on his travels,” she tells me, 40 years later. “They were ...

28 Sep 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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

Twenty years ago, on 15 April 1998, Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia's genocidal government during the late 1970s, died in his sleep at the age of 73.

17 Apr 2018 | 3:00 am

A scholar's journey to understand the needs of Pol Pot's survivors - The Conversation - US

A scholar's journey to understand the needs of Pol Pot's survivors  The Conversation - US

Research on profound human suffering requires more than intellectual understanding of legal and political mechanics. It requires a human journey that goes ...

17 Apr 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered - The Diplomat

Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered  The Diplomat

Anlong Veng, Cambodia — Twenty years ago on April 15, Pol Pot, the leader of one of the 20th century's most radical and murderous regimes that resulted in ...

13 Apr 2018 | 3:00 am

Skeletons From Killing Fields Remind Visitors That Violence Is Not Easily Erased - Forbes

Skeletons From Killing Fields Remind Visitors That Violence Is Not Easily Erased  Forbes

Visitors watch human skulls and bones of victims in Khmer Rouge regime on display at Choeung Ek memorial on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, ...

29 Jan 2018 | 3:00 am

January 6, 1998: Pol Pot under house arrest in Combodia - gulfnews.com

January 6, 1998: Pol Pot under house arrest in Combodia  gulfnews.com

Pol Pot under house arrest in Combodia. 1998 - Pol Pot, the former leader of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrilla group, has been tracked down and found sick, ...

5 Jan 2018 | 3:00 am

From his rural idyll Pol Pot crony jeers at genocide trial - The Times

From his rural idyll Pol Pot crony jeers at genocide trial  The Times

Despite the “Do not disturb” sign tied to the fence — written in English, a rarity in this tranquil Cambodian backwater — the old man in the wooden garden cha.

13 Aug 2017 | 3:00 am

Cambodian eatery offers 'Pol Pot' rice porridge - Reuters

Cambodian eatery offers 'Pol Pot' rice porridge  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian food stall began on Monday serving a thin, watery rice porridge that almost everyone had to eat during the 1970s rule ...

19 Jun 2017 | 3:00 am

On the trail of Pol Pot's chief executioner - Prospect

On the trail of Pol Pot's chief executioner  Prospect

A single photograph led me to the "technician" of Cambodia's holocaust.

24 Mar 2017 | 9:07 pm

They Smashed Banks for Pol Pot. Now They’re Founding Them. - The New York Times

They Smashed Banks for Pol Pot. Now They’re Founding Them.  The New York Times

MALAI, Cambodia — For years, Tep Khunnal was the devoted personal secretary of Pol Pot, staying loyal to the charismatic ultracommunist leader even as the ...

22 Mar 2017 | 3:00 am

Angelina Jolie Explores Pol Pot's Atrocities Through a Child's Eyes - Newsweek

Angelina Jolie Explores Pol Pot's Atrocities Through a Child's Eyes  Newsweek

The towering terrors of Pol Pot's Cambodia are hard to see in today's Phnom Penh, where traffic-choked streets and wild development have seemingly erased ...

5 Mar 2017 | 3:00 am

Digesting the Details Long After a Dinner with Pol Pot - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Digesting the Details Long After a Dinner with Pol Pot  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

History would prove the Swedes wrong, though Bergström himself disavowed the Khmer Rouge in 1979, a year after his return from Cambodia.

4 Oct 2016 | 3:00 am

Pol Pot's sister-in-law, indicted for genocide in Cambodia, dies - Reuters

Pol Pot's sister-in-law, indicted for genocide in Cambodia, dies  Reuters

Ieng Thirith, the sister-in-law of Cambodian dictator Pol Pot, died on Saturday, nearly five years after she was indicted on charges of genocide and crimes ...

22 Aug 2015 | 3:00 am

Angelina Jolie to direct Pol Pot genocide drama for Netflix - The Guardian

Angelina Jolie to direct Pol Pot genocide drama for Netflix  The Guardian

First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers is based on the 2000 memoir by activist and former child soldier Loung Ung.

24 Jul 2015 | 3:00 am

Marking the end of Pol Pot's rule in Cambodia - Aljazeera.com

Marking the end of Pol Pot's rule in Cambodia  Aljazeera.com

Invoking Syria and ISIL, Prime Minister Hun Sen warns opposing his party equals supporting the murderous Khmer Rouge.

6 Jan 2015 | 3:00 am

Why the world should not forget Khmer Rouge and the killing fields of Cambodia - Washington Post

Why the world should not forget Khmer Rouge and the killing fields of Cambodia  Washington Post

On Thursday, 83-year-old Khieu Samphan and 88-year-old Nuon Chea were found guilty in a Phnom Penh court. A United Nations-backed tribunal had decided ...

7 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am

Khmer Rouge head of state and Pol Pot right hand man face new genocide charge - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge head of state and Pol Pot right hand man face new genocide charge  Telegraph.co.uk

Khieu Samphan, and Nuon Chea, currently awaiting verdict for war crimes and crimes against humanity, face charges of genocide after 1.7m in the late 1970s.

29 Jul 2014 | 3:00 am

Finding Pol Pot's lost love - New Statesman

Finding Pol Pot's lost love  New Statesman

For most of his thirties, Cambodia's brutal dictator worked as a French teacher in Phnom Penh and his students adored him.

28 Mar 2014 | 3:00 am

Deposed Pol Pot gives interview in the jungle: from the archive, 11 December 1979 - The Guardian

Deposed Pol Pot gives interview in the jungle: from the archive, 11 December 1979  The Guardian

Originally published in the Guardian on 11 December 1979: Ousted leader admits that his regime made mistakes but maintains that only several thousand ...

11 Dec 2013 | 3:00 am

Khmer Rouge killers live in contented retirement as Cambodia struggles with the legacy of Pol Pot - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge killers live in contented retirement as Cambodia struggles with the legacy of Pol Pot  Telegraph.co.uk

Many former Khmer Rouge commanders have retired to the villages in the remote jungle surrounding the town of Pailin, in the far west of Cambodia.

21 Jul 2013 | 3:00 am