Cambodia News: Pol Pot

$750K photography initiative leverages Cornell resources - Cornell Chronicle


Cornell Chronicle

$750K photography initiative leverages Cornell resources
Cornell Chronicle
The process of making connections between collections is illustrated by a work the museum acquired last year – an image woven from smaller photographs of men imprisoned in Cambodia during the Pol Pot regime, from Vietnamese artist Dinh Q. Lê's ...

30 Mar 2017 | 12:55 pm

Has politics incapacitated our scholars' reasoning levels? - Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)


Has politics incapacitated our scholars' reasoning levels?
Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)
I was watching a documentary on the history of the Great Zimbabwe, and other African historical sites - which was probably produced in the 1980s - and was amazed by the magnificent intellectual capacity that a scholarly Stanley Mudenge displayed in an ...

30 Mar 2017 | 8:40 am

Twenty Years Later, Remembering a Grenade Attack That Killed 17 - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Twenty Years Later, Remembering a Grenade Attack That Killed 17
The Cambodia Daily
... lobbed 20 years ago today into a crowd of about 200 that had gathered for a protest led by Sam Rainsy against the corrupt judiciary, killed 17 and injured about 150, making it the single deadliest act of violence against civilians since the fall of ...

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29 Mar 2017 | 6:39 pm

The Best of Maxine Waters (Since Sunny D Zedong Won the Election) - The Root


The Root

The Best of Maxine Waters (Since Sunny D Zedong Won the Election)
The Root
As all sensible people know, the 45th president of the United States is a stupid, shifty, lying son of a bitch. If you heard “son of a bitch” in Tisha Campbell's voice when she played Yvonne in Boomerang, congratulations, you're a real one. However ...

29 Mar 2017 | 12:12 pm

You won't believe how expensive these old cars are - Motoring Research


Motoring Research

You won't believe how expensive these old cars are
Motoring Research
When you can list the likes of Saddam Hussein, Nicolae Ceausescu, Pol Pot and Ferdinand Marcos on the list of former owners you soon realise that a Grosser's history will be more chequered than most. Only 59 were built, and this one happened to be ...

28 Mar 2017 | 5:13 am

Ultratravel Smart Shopper: Siem Reap, Cambodia | The National - The National


The National

Ultratravel Smart Shopper: Siem Reap, Cambodia | The National
The National
Dawn is the time to see Angkor Wat. Waiting in the dark as the exquisite 11th-century temple is conjured out of the Cambodian jungle feels ridiculously thrilling.

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28 Mar 2017 | 12:43 am

Former Khmer Rouge redoubt takes to business in Malai, National ... - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Former Khmer Rouge redoubt takes to business in Malai, National ...
The Phnom Penh Post
For years, Tep Khunnal was the devoted personal secretary of Pol Pot, staying loyal to the charismatic ultra-communist leader even as the Khmer Rouge ...

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26 Mar 2017 | 7:00 pm

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


New York Times

They Smashed Banks for Pol Pot. Now They're Founding Them ...
New York Times
Former soldiers and ex-officials in an old Khmer Rouge redoubt in Cambodia have come to embrace capitalism with almost as much vigor as they once fought to ...
What Cambodia's killing fields reveal about dictators and totalitarian ...DailyO

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22 Mar 2017 | 8:43 am

Artist Was Forced to Eat Bugs to Survive Under Pol Pot's Communist Regime - The Epoch Times


The Epoch Times

Artist Was Forced to Eat Bugs to Survive Under Pol Pot's Communist Regime
The Epoch Times
Some 14,000 men, women, and children were tortured, interrogated, and executed during the far-left Khmer Rouge regime headed by Pol Pot that ruled between 1975 and 1979, according to his biography. Nath explained that he was kept alive due to his skill ...

6 Mar 2017 | 3:00 pm

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


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 the past, and some have grown so wealthy that a car dealership is about to start importing ...
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5 Mar 2017 | 6:40 am