Cambodia News: Pol Pot

It's intriguing Cong needs lessons on national security Jaitley - THE WEEK

It's intriguing Cong needs lessons on national security Jaitley  THE WEEK

(Eds: Replaces word 'decade' with 'century' in para 1) New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) Union minister Arun Jaitley Friday took pot shots at the Congress, saying it is ...

22 Feb 2019 | 8:40 am

If travel fare is too low, it's probably a scam - Free Malaysia Today

If travel fare is too low, it's probably a scam  Free Malaysia Today

Aida and her family had planned a vacation in Europe. She then engaged a travel agency that a friend recommended. After making the payment, Aida received ...

22 Feb 2019 | 4:37 am

Ninth lawmaker quits Britain's opposition Labour Party - Free Malaysia Today

Ninth lawmaker quits Britain's opposition Labour Party  Free Malaysia Today

LONDON: British lawmaker Ian Austin resigned from the opposition Labour Party on Friday, the ninth person to do so this week, saying it was “broken” and had ...

22 Feb 2019 | 3:58 am

Chinese-Australian political donor wins defamation case - Free Malaysia Today

Chinese-Australian political donor wins defamation case  Free Malaysia Today

SYDNEY: A Chinese-Australian billionaire businessman on Friday won a high-profile defamation case against a newspaper that alleged he was a ...

22 Feb 2019 | 2:16 am

Re-Ordered Election Day Killing: Buratai & His Squad Of Kaki Goons Risk Kissing The Iron Bars Of The Prison Fo - The Nigerian Voice

Re-Ordered Election Day Killing: Buratai & His Squad Of Kaki Goons Risk Kissing The Iron Bars Of The Prison Fo  The Nigerian Voice

(Onitsha Nigeria, 22nd February 2019)-TheSoutheast Based Coalition of Human Rights & Democracy Organizations (a coalition of 22 human rights ...

22 Feb 2019 | 1:04 am

Vietnam and Cambodia Relations will Continue Developing to Greater Heights - Korea IT Times

Vietnam and Cambodia Relations will Continue Developing to Greater Heights  Korea IT Times

Vietnam and Cambodia are two countries that enjoy a long-standing relationship. The necessity to establish cooperation between Vietnam and Cambodia has a ...

21 Feb 2019 | 7:26 pm

Englands in Asia: exploring Cambodia - Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Englands in Asia: exploring Cambodia  Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Follow their travels from Angkor Wat to the floating village.

21 Feb 2019 | 6:10 pm

Should people of faith denounce all wars? | Faith Forum by Rajan Zed - Reno Gazette Journal

Should people of faith denounce all wars? | Faith Forum by Rajan Zed  Reno Gazette Journal

Religions preach harmony, forgiveness, love, peace, etc., and denounce killing. War undoubtedly brings destruction, but we still have wars.

21 Feb 2019 | 6:05 pm

Try oil palm farms for getaways, government tells tourists - Free Malaysia Today

Try oil palm farms for getaways, government tells tourists  Free Malaysia Today

The primary industries ministry is battling what it calls a 'perception war' over palm's links to deforestation and threat to animal habitats.

21 Feb 2019 | 5:34 pm

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

Hun Sen compares modern Cambodia to post-war era - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen compares modern Cambodia to post-war era  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen has again used Facebook to compare the Kingdom's current state of development with that of the post-war era. On Tuesday, he posted ...

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 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

RUSH LIMBAUGH (HOST): There's a tweet here from Ben Stein. You all know who Ben Stein is, well-known raconteur, Hollywood actor, does commercials, ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

CAMBODIA Phnom Penh marks 40th anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge (video) - AsiaNews

CAMBODIA Phnom Penh marks 40th anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge (video)  AsiaNews

During the Maoist reign of terror, more than two million Cambodians died of hunger, forced labour, torture and mass executions. For Premier Hun Sen, 7 January ...

8 Jan 2019 | 9:56 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

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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia - The Diplomat

The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia  The Diplomat

For decades, the official line from the United Nations and the bevy of international foreign ministers and diplomats who brokered the 1991 Paris Peace Accords ...

5 Jan 2019 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Meeting marks 40th anniversary of Southwest border defence war victory - Viet Nam News

Meeting marks 40th anniversary of Southwest border defence war victory  Viet Nam News

A ceremony was held in HCM City on Jan 4 to mark the 40th anniversary of the southwest border defence war victory and the valuable support given by the ...

4 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

PM calls on West to learn from past and avoid a 'third mistake' - The Phnom Penh Post

PM calls on West to learn from past and avoid a 'third mistake'  The Phnom Penh Post

PRIME Minister Hun Sen used Saturday's inauguration of the “Win-Win Monument” to blast Western governments he accused of making policy mistakes ...

31 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Tà Lơn landing-by-sea campaign – milestone in victory over Pol Pot regime - Viet Nam News

Tà Lơn landing-by-sea campaign – milestone in victory over Pol Pot regime  Viet Nam News

A ceremony was held in southern Kiên Giang Province to mark the 40th anniversary of the Ta Lon landing-by-sea campaign – a milestone in the victory against ...

27 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Whatever happened to: Vietnam's forgotten veterans - Southeast Asia Globe

Whatever happened to: Vietnam's forgotten veterans  Southeast Asia Globe

On Christmas Day 40 years ago, 150,000 Vietnamese troops crossed the border into Cambodia and launched a bloody campaign to drive the murderous Khmer ...

25 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

Vietnam's Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited - The Diplomat

Vietnam's Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited  The Diplomat

40 years after the invasion that toppled the Khmer Rouge, it's clear China emerged the ultimate winner.

1 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia, Genocide, and the Beijing Connection - Bitterwinter.org

Cambodia, Genocide, and the Beijing Connection  Bitterwinter.org

The last two survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime have been sentenced to life in prison for genocide. But it's a half victory.

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end? - ABC News

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end?  ABC News

Dogged by political interference, the trials of the those responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million Cambodians could be drawing to a close after officials stated ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Guilty Verdicts Mark the Start of the End for Cambodia’s Genocide Trial - VOA News

Guilty Verdicts Mark the Start of the End for Cambodia’s Genocide Trial  VOA News

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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 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

A Letter from Phnom Penh: Why Most Chinese Tourists Do Not Visit the Killing Fields? - Bitterwinter.org

A Letter from Phnom Penh: Why Most Chinese Tourists Do Not Visit the Killing Fields?  Bitterwinter.org

Why Most Chinese Tourists Do Not Visit the Killing Fields? They would be confronted with disturbing news about the CCP's responsibilities in the tragedy.

23 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

Interview: Milton Osborne, on Pol Pot and Cambodia's Development - The Cambodia Daily

Interview: Milton Osborne, on Pol Pot and Cambodia's Development  The Cambodia Daily

Editor's Note: Milton Osbourne is one of Australia's leading authorities on Southeast Asia. His latest work, “Pol Pot Solved the Leprosy Problem: Remembering ...

11 Sep 2018 | 8:01 pm

Interview: Milton Osborne on Cambodia in the 50s and 60s and His New Book - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Interview: Milton Osborne on Cambodia in the 50s and 60s and His New Book  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

His latest work, “Pol Pot Solved the Leprosy Problem: Remembering Colonial and Post-Colonial Worlds”, is a memoir of his days as a young diplomat in Phnom ...

11 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

The Lingering Effects of the Cambodian Genocide on Education - The Diplomat

The Lingering Effects of the Cambodian Genocide on Education  The Diplomat

Decimated by genocide, Cambodia's educational progress so far is surely commendable.

7 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal « LRB blog - London Review of Books

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal « LRB blog  London Review of Books

Hun Sen, whose Cambodian People's Party took every seat in the national assembly in last month's elections, is the world's longest-serving prime minister ...

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Facebook fumbles ad ban in CA House race, prompting conservative outrage - San Francisco Chronicle

Facebook fumbles ad ban in CA House race, prompting conservative outrage  San Francisco Chronicle

Facebook's struggles to adapt to a political world in which it's become a major player intensified when it banned a California Republican House candidate's ...

7 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Is Hun Sen's dynasty built to last? - Nikkei Asian Review

Is Hun Sen's dynasty built to last?  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- As Cambodia comes to terms with many more years under the leadership of Hun Sen, the focus is now on his son Hun Manet, who is widely expecte.

1 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen: The Blood-Drenched Opportunist of Asia - The Daily Beast

Cambodia's Hun Sen: The Blood-Drenched Opportunist of Asia  The Daily Beast

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — In a fiery speech more than three years ago Prime. Minister Hun Sen claimed credit for ridding his country of the Khmer Rouge, ...

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Year Zero nostalgia in Cambodia – An Irishwoman’s Diary on the long shadow of the Khmer Rouge - Irish Times

Year Zero nostalgia in Cambodia – An Irishwoman’s Diary on the long shadow of the Khmer Rouge  Irish Times

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20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

My spy led to Son Sen's murder: PM - Khmer Times

My spy led to Son Sen's murder: PM  Khmer Times

PM says that a brother-in-law of former Democratic Kampuchea Defence Minister Son Sen caused rifts among the Khmer Rouge movement leadership.

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Angkor Wat, Rice Fields & The Real Khmer - Times of India

Angkor Wat, Rice Fields & The Real Khmer  Times of India

Few countries have been as notoriously typecast as Cambodia The title of M P Joseph's recent book on Cambodia juxtaposes the evilincarnate Pol Pot with an ...

19 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Yale scholar of Cambodia uncovers 19th-century Khmer-language documents - Yale News

Yale scholar of Cambodia uncovers 19th-century Khmer-language documents  Yale News

Discovered by scholar Ben Kiernan, the documents represent a link between Cambodia's post-Khmer Rouge present and pre-colonial past.

16 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

CPP cautions gov’t vs ‘leaks’ as Duterte likens reds to Pol Pot and his men - Inquirer.net

CPP cautions gov’t vs ‘leaks’ as Duterte likens reds to Pol Pot and his men  Inquirer.net

LUCENA CITY—The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has cautioned government officials against prematurely releasing information on ongoing ...

13 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnam remembers over 3,000 killed in Cambodia’s Pol Pot war - VnExpress International

Vietnam remembers over 3,000 killed in Cambodia’s Pol Pot war  VnExpress International

Only three people from an An Giang's commune survived the killings 40 years ago, according to historical records. - VnExpress International.

1 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge: Shocking genocide story behind ‘stock’ images - NEWS.com.au

Khmer Rouge: Shocking genocide story behind ‘stock’ images  NEWS.com.au

THE woman with her baby stares quietly into the camera, her passive gaze perhaps containing some knowledge of the unspeakable horrors that were about to ...

25 Apr 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 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

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

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 | 2:00 am

Svay Ken’s The People on 18 April, 1975: Pol Pot Khmer Rouge horror - The Australian

Svay Ken’s The People on 18 April, 1975: Pol Pot Khmer Rouge horror  The Australian

On April 17, 1975, the residents of Cambodias capital Phnom Penh cheered and waved flags and streamers as black-shirted soldiers wearing red-chequered ...

10 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Roll Over, Pol Pot - The Rafu Shimpo

Roll Over, Pol Pot  The Rafu Shimpo

COSTA MESA — “Cambodian Rock Band” by Lauren Yee, directed by Chay Yew with music by Dengue Fever, will be performed at South Coast Repertory, 655 ...

1 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia and China: Rewriting (and Repeating) History - The Diplomat

Cambodia and China: Rewriting (and Repeating) History  The Diplomat

Now entering his 34th year in power, 65-year-old Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has had more than half his life to refine and update the canonical story of ...

15 Jan 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge app explains its origins, and key events of Pol Pot era - Khmer Times

Khmer Rouge app explains its origins, and key events of Pol Pot era  Khmer Times

The Khmer Rouge History application for smartphones or tablet lets users learn in detail about the Democratic Kampuchea regime. Information on the key events ...

17 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

NYT columnist compares Tillerson to Pol Pot | TheHill - The Hill

NYT columnist compares Tillerson to Pol Pot | TheHill  The Hill

A New York Times columnist on Tuesday appeared to draw a comparison between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and former Cambodian dictator Pol Pot.

22 Aug 2017 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

War reporter Dudman, one of few Westerners to meet Pol Pot, dies at 99 - The Phnom Penh Post

War reporter Dudman, one of few Westerners to meet Pol Pot, dies at 99  The Phnom Penh Post

Richard Beebe Dudman, a prolific American journalist perhaps best known in the Kingdom for being among the few reporters to have met former Khmer Rouge ...

7 Aug 2017 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Prosecution: Pol Pot's 'Double Shadow' Is Guilty of Genocide - The Cambodia Daily

Prosecution: Pol Pot's 'Double Shadow' Is Guilty of Genocide  The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan and “Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea were “Pol Pot's double shadow” and should be held legally and morally ...

18 May 2017 | 2:00 am

'Killing Fields' harvest of injustice: 1.7 million killed, 3 convictions - Chicago Tribune

'Killing Fields' harvest of injustice: 1.7 million killed, 3 convictions  Chicago Tribune

After 11 years, a tribunal looking into the Cambodian genocide has yielded just three convictions — that's not justice.

12 Apr 2017 | 2:00 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 | 8:07 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 | 2:00 am

The former Khmer Rouge cadres who turned to God for salvation - South China Morning Post

The former Khmer Rouge cadres who turned to God for salvation  South China Morning Post

In Pailin, a province in Cambodia established for former members of Pol Pot's regime, Christianity is offering the redemption that Buddhism's karma cannot.

16 Feb 2017 | 2:00 am

French Psychoanalyst Draws Up Mental-Health Profile of Pol Pot - The Cambodia Daily

French Psychoanalyst Draws Up Mental-Health Profile of Pol Pot  The Cambodia Daily

In every human being, there must be a degree of believing in oneself in order to succeed in life, but in some revolutionaries, such as Khmer Rouge leader Pol ...

14 Feb 2017 | 2:00 am

We and Pol Pot - The American Conservative

We and Pol Pot  The American Conservative

Interest in the decade-long, UN-backed tribunal against ex-Khmer Rouge leaders spiked in August, when the Phnom Penh court announced it would hear ...

28 Dec 2016 | 2:00 am

Witness blames Pol Pot for internal KR purges - The Phnom Penh Post

Witness blames Pol Pot for internal KR purges  The Phnom Penh Post

As the Khmer Rouge tribunal continues to hear evidence on internal killings and alleged rebellions, witness Norng Nim yesterday testified that it was Brother ...

13 Dec 2016 | 2:00 am

Pol Pot Was 'Gentle,' Nephew Tells Khmer Rouge Tribunal - The Cambodia Daily

Pol Pot Was 'Gentle,' Nephew Tells Khmer Rouge Tribunal  The Cambodia Daily

Pol Pot was a “gentle” and friendly person who never used “inappropriate” or abusive words to those around him, his nephew told the Khmer Rouge tribunal on ...

30 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am

Cambodian court upholds life sentences for Khmer Rouge leaders - The Guardian

Cambodian court upholds life sentences for Khmer Rouge leaders  The Guardian

Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan – first leaders of murderous regime to be jailed – lose appeal against conviction over deaths of two million Cambodians.

23 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am

Unpunished Purge - The Cambodia Daily

Unpunished Purge  The Cambodia Daily

Even within the context of the unimaginable atrocities committed during Pol Pot's rule, Cambodia's Chinese community endured some of the greatest losses ...

8 Oct 2016 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Pol Pot and I - STLtoday.com

Pol Pot and I  STLtoday.com

Post-Dispatch reporter's writings on Cambodian dictator come back to bite him.

18 Jun 2015 | 2:00 am

How two men survived a prison where 12000 were killed - BBC News

How two men survived a prison where 12000 were killed  BBC News

Tuol Sleng is Cambodia's most notorious prison - in the 1970s, at least 12,000 people were tortured there and murdered. Only a handful of prisoners survived ...

11 Jun 2015 | 2:00 am

Forty years after genocide, Cambodia finds complicated truth hard to bear - The Guardian

Forty years after genocide, Cambodia finds complicated truth hard to bear  The Guardian

Questions of guilt and innocence run deep when confronting the Khmer Rouge horrors that left one in four people dead.

16 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am

ISIS' Role Model: Pol Pot's 'Genocidal' Khmer Rouge - The National Interest Online

ISIS' Role Model: Pol Pot's 'Genocidal' Khmer Rouge  The National Interest Online

The shocking parallels between ISIS and Pol Pot's Cambodia.

13 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am

Journalist Tells of Trip to Pol Pot's Phnom Penh - The Cambodia Daily

Journalist Tells of Trip to Pol Pot's Phnom Penh  The Cambodia Daily

U.S. journalist Elizabeth Becker on Monday recounted dramatic stories at the Khmer Rouge tribunal of meeting Pol Pot in 1978 on a trip to Cambodia and later ...

10 Feb 2015 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Vietnam's forgotten Cambodian war - BBC News

Vietnam's forgotten Cambodian war  BBC News

Tens of thousands of young Vietnamese soldiers fought the Khmer Rouge, reports Kevin Doyle, but Hanoi doesn't commemorate them and Cambodia wants to ...

14 Sep 2014 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Pol Pot's Chief Henchmen Face Genocide Charges - the Diplomat

Pol Pot's Chief Henchmen Face Genocide Charges  the Diplomat

Charges of genocide have been pressed against surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge by prosecutors at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of ...

1 Aug 2014 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Top 10 books about Cambodia - The Guardian

Top 10 books about Cambodia  The Guardian

From a portrait of Pol Pot to a collection of ancient oral tales, Peter Fröberg Idling provides 10 titles essential to understanding the Asian nation.

19 Mar 2014 | 2:00 am

Pol Pot's daughter weds - The Phnom Penh Post

Pol Pot's daughter weds  The Phnom Penh Post

To a passing stranger, the distant sound of music may have hinted at just another celebration in a typically busy wedding season fast drawing to a close. But this ...

17 Mar 2014 | 2:00 am

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

From the archive, 11 December 1979: Deposed Pol Pot gives interview in the jungle  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 | 2:00 am

Pol Pot leader pleads innocent to genocide - eNCA

Pol Pot leader pleads innocent to genocide  eNCA

Nuon Chea, formerly known as Pol Pot's Brother Number Two, on Thursday told an international court that he was innocent of genocide and never ordered ...

31 Oct 2013 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Life after Pol Pot - Khaleej Times

Life after Pol Pot  Khaleej Times

CAMBODIA HAS lain for too long under the black umbrella of its past. But Cambodia is waking up, has looked the evil one in its eye and, re-born, found i...

9 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge Dictator Pol Pot Still Revered Among Some in Cambodia - Voice of America

Khmer Rouge Dictator Pol Pot Still Revered Among Some in Cambodia  Voice of America

It has been more than three decades since the Khmer Rouge began a violent campaign that laid waste to Cambodia, killing up to a quarter of the population in ...

27 Jun 2011 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge jailer says U.S. contributed to Pol Pot rise - Reuters

Khmer Rouge jailer says U.S. contributed to Pol Pot rise  Reuters

Pol Pot's chief torturer told Cambodia's "Killing Fields" tribunal on Monday that U.S. policies in Indochina in the 1970s contributed to the rise of the Khmer Rouge.

6 Apr 2009 | 2:00 am