Cambodia News: Pol Pot

On the trail of poachers in the Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia - The Times

On the trail of poachers in the Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia  The Times

The moment I spotted the AK-47, I realised this wasn't going to be your average five-star hotel excursion. My guide, Sowath, explained that the rifle slung over ...

20 Apr 2019 | 6:01 pm

Adventures in Lifelong Learning to meet April 23 - Bemidji Pioneer

Adventures in Lifelong Learning to meet April 23  Bemidji Pioneer

BEMIDJI -- The next meeting of Adventures in Lifelong Learning will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at Beltrami Electric Community Room, 4111 ...

20 Apr 2019 | 10:30 am

The 'joys' of socialism can be found throughout history. And they aren't pretty. - Jackson Clarion Ledger

The 'joys' of socialism can be found throughout history. And they aren't pretty.  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Socialism: “A system or condition of society in which the means of production are owned and controlled by the state.”

19 Apr 2019 | 3:41 am

How Ned Lamont’s ‘debt diet’ may slow Connecticut’s progress reducing homelessness - Hartford Courant

How Ned Lamont’s ‘debt diet’ may slow Connecticut’s progress reducing homelessness  Hartford Courant

Those working to prevent and end homelessness are warning that the "debt diet" could halt Connecticut's progress.

18 Apr 2019 | 6:46 am

The End of the American Century - The Atlantic

The End of the American Century  The Atlantic

What the life of Richard Holbrooke tells us about the decay of Pax Americana.

18 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

LA County Declares Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day - MyNewsLA.com

LA County Declares Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day  MyNewsLA.com

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

17 Apr 2019 | 8:42 am

Quotes of the Day: Kill the Individual or Communism in a Socialist Utopia - Ricochet.com

Quotes of the Day: Kill the Individual or Communism in a Socialist Utopia  Ricochet.com

“Socialism is a house and clothes all set for you, a carpenter's plane to round rough faces, to make everyone identical.” — Victims of the Khmer Rouge.

17 Apr 2019 | 7:30 am

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

'The nightmare will always be there:' Cambodians mark anniversary of genocide • Long Beach Post  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.

17 Apr 2019 | 2:00 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 | 10:17 pm

Strike Up the Band: A Review of Cambodian Rock Band at Victory Gardens Theater - Newcity Stage

Strike Up the Band: A Review of Cambodian Rock Band at Victory Gardens Theater  Newcity Stage

Hyperbole be damned, the latest from Lauren Yee may just be the best show of the year.

16 Apr 2019 | 10:09 am

His View: Political re-education for those who pray - Moscow-Pullman Daily News

His View: Political re-education for those who pray  Moscow-Pullman Daily News

What human era do we live in? The year on my calendar is 2019.It has been a full 73 years since Auschwitz-Birkenau was decommissioned, 40 years…

16 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

OPINIONISTA: Adam Habib's book is 'an exercise in triumphalism' and 'denigrates' #FeesMustFall movement - Daily Maverick

OPINIONISTA: Adam Habib's book is 'an exercise in triumphalism' and 'denigrates' #FeesMustFall movement  Daily Maverick

There were many mistakes made by students during the Wits #FeesMustFall protests, but Wits Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib's account of the 'days of rage' falls ...

15 Apr 2019 | 5:02 pm

Today in History for April 15: Jackie Robinson breaks baseball's color barrier - WESH Orlando

Today in History for April 15: Jackie Robinson breaks baseball's color barrier  WESH Orlando

There's a lot to look back on in history for April 15. Here are some notable moments.

15 Apr 2019 | 3:47 pm

524 - THEATER REVIEW Cambodian Rock Band - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times

524 - THEATER REVIEW Cambodian Rock Band - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - THEATER REVIEW Cambodian Rock Band Playwright: Lauren Yee At: Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: ...

15 Apr 2019 | 3:25 pm

Review: Cambodian Rock Band Mixes Joyous Cambodian Rock Music and a Genocide Story - thirdcoastreview.com

Review: Cambodian Rock Band Mixes Joyous Cambodian Rock Music and a Genocide Story  thirdcoastreview.com

Cambodia's violent and genocidal past doesn't sound like a story that will have you leaving the theater smiling. But Lauren Yee manages to create a small ...

14 Apr 2019 | 12:08 pm

Trump, Normally Cozy With Despots, Takes a Hard Line With Cambodia’s Hun Sen - World Politics Review

Trump, Normally Cozy With Despots, Takes a Hard Line With Cambodia’s Hun Sen  World Politics Review

Last year, the Trump administration deported a record number of Cambodians from the United States. On the surface, these deportations appear to be another ...

12 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Trump Campaign Video That Used ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Score Removed After Warner Bros. Takes Legal Action - Variety

Trump Campaign Video That Used ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Score Removed After Warner Bros. Takes Legal Action  Variety

UPDATED: President Trump's latest 2020 campaign video was removed from Twitter Tuesday night after Warner Brothers Entertainment requested it be taken ...

9 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Ex-Khmer Rouge leader in Cambodia embraces Christianity - La Croix International

Ex-Khmer Rouge leader in Cambodia embraces Christianity  La Croix International

Im Chaem, 76, is a former cadre of the notorious Khmer Rouge who was in charge of labour operations in northwest Cambodia. (Photo by Sineat ...

9 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen blasts US government for 1970 coup - Khmer Times

Hun Sen blasts US government for 1970 coup  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday blasted the United States for rallying behind the removal of Prince Norodom Sihanouk in 1970 and accused it of supporting ...

2 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

'The View': 8 Biggest Revelations From 'Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of The View' - PopCulture.com

'The View': 8 Biggest Revelations From 'Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of The View'  PopCulture.com

The View has always had large personalities on the set, and a new behind-the-scenes book has already revealed plenty of explosive details about what ...

1 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

On what basis will there be national reconciliation? - Khmer Times

On what basis will there be national reconciliation?  Khmer Times

A few days ago, former parliamentarians of the late CNRP launched a call for national reconciliation, mentioning in particular the very short episode of the ...

29 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Why I fear the beard is here to stay | 1843 - The Economist 1843

Why I fear the beard is here to stay | 1843  The Economist 1843

We live in the age of the beard. Margaret Thatcher didn't “tolerate any minister of mine wearing a beard”. Police once went beard-free. But today, beards are ...

28 Mar 2019 | 5:52 am

The enduring influence of Mao Zedong - The chairman will see you now - The Economist

The enduring influence of Mao Zedong - The chairman will see you now  The Economist

Maoism: A Global History.By Julia Lovell.Bodley Head; 624 pages; £30. To be published in America by Knopf in September; $37.50. THE NAMES of the 20th ...

28 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

More 'View' Dish: Ex-Producer Calls Rosie O'Donnell 'Medically Insane,' Like Pol Pot - NewsBusters

More 'View' Dish: Ex-Producer Calls Rosie O'Donnell 'Medically Insane,' Like Pol Pot  NewsBusters

Last week, we noted excerpts were coming out from Ramin Setoodeh's gossipy tell-all book on the seamy underside at The View. Now Yashar Ali at HuffPost ...

28 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Mnangagwa copying Cambodia's dictator? - Bulawayo24 News

Mnangagwa copying Cambodia's dictator?  Bulawayo24 News

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is an ardent follower of Pol Pot a dictator whose Khmer Rouge government led Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, Professor ...

26 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Taking transitional justice to Cambodia's youth | The Interpreter - The Interpreter

Taking transitional justice to Cambodia's youth | The Interpreter  The Interpreter

Decades after Khmer Rouge, reparations could not be afforded to its victims. So justice is looking at Cambodia's youth.

26 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Jonathan Moyo Likens ED To Pol Pot - pindula.co.zw

Jonathan Moyo Likens ED To Pol Pot  pindula.co.zw

Former Higher and Tertiary Education Minister, Professor Jonathan Moyo, has likened President Emmerson Mnangagwa to Cambodia's former ruler, Pol Pot.

25 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

World Food Prize president, Iowa-raised Ken Quinn, announces retirement after 20 years - Des Moines Register

World Food Prize president, Iowa-raised Ken Quinn, announces retirement after 20 years  Des Moines Register

Kenneth M. Quinn, the Iowa-bred former U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, is retiring as president of the World Food Prize at the end of the year. Quinn, 76, has led ...

25 Mar 2019 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

SBS licences documentary which commemorates Pol Pot victims - The Cambodia Daily

SBS licences documentary which commemorates Pol Pot victims  The Cambodia Daily

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

22 Mar 2019 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 regime in Cambodia. On Friday they watched their son achieve a long-pursued dream: ...

16 Mar 2019 | 2:00 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

Around 11000 events to be held for memorial day - Jewish News

Around 11000 events to be held for memorial day  Jewish News

Politicians and community leaders will join survivors on 27 January for a national event organised by the HMDT, with thousands of other commemorations taking ...

24 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's 20 years of peace - ucanews

Cambodia's 20 years of peace  ucanews

Cambodia's 20 years of peace. Marking of the formal ending of civil war was previously overshadowed by other anniversaries in a bloody timeline.

10 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 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

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 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

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 | 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

Việt Nam-Cambodia joint victory commemorated - Politics & Laws - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports - Viet Nam News

Việt Nam-Cambodia joint victory commemorated - Politics & Laws - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports  Viet Nam News

A ceremony marking the 40thnbsp;anniversary of the victory of the southwest border defence war and the joint victory of Việt Nam and Cambodia over the ...

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

Cambodia strongman Hun Sen derides 'democracy' in fiery speech - The Straits Times

Cambodia strongman Hun Sen derides 'democracy' in fiery speech  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen lashed out at Western governments for pushing "democracy and human rights" on his country, ...

29 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

Hun Sen 'win-win' legacy debated on Khmer Rouge fall anniversary - Aljazeera.com

Hun Sen 'win-win' legacy debated on Khmer Rouge fall anniversary  Aljazeera.com

Twenty years since collapse of ultra-communist movement, policy hailed by Cambodia PM for ending war back in spotlight.

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

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 | 2:00 am

Does Nuon Chea Still Have No Regrets? - The Diplomat

Does Nuon Chea Still Have No Regrets?  The Diplomat

In 1992, the Khmer Rouge leader insisted he had no regrets about the past.

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnam's Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited - The Diplomat

Vietnam's Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited  The Diplomat

On the morning of January 7, 1979 a small unit of the Vietnamese army swept into Phnom Penh virtually without firing a shot and ended the violent reign of the ...

1 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Why a Genocide Verdict in Cambodia Could Be the Last of Its Kind - TIME

Why a Genocide Verdict in Cambodia Could Be the Last of Its Kind  TIME

On Nov. 16, a fraught war crimes tribunal in Cambodia found former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of genocide.

30 Nov 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

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Era in the Spotlight with Guilty Verdicts - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Era in the Spotlight with Guilty Verdicts  The Diplomat

PHNOM PENH – Last week, around four decades after a Vietnamese invasion ended the tyranny of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, a United Nations-backed ...

21 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's genocide verdict: better late than never - The Interpreter

Cambodia's genocide verdict: better late than never  The Interpreter

The verdict of the Khmer Rouge tribunal (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, ECCC) on 16 November that found Nuon Chea and Khieu ...

20 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

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

Cambodians await crucial tribunal finding into 1970s brutal Khmer Rouge regime - The Conversation AU

Cambodians await crucial tribunal finding into 1970s brutal Khmer Rouge regime  The Conversation AU

A potentially historic ruling on genocide by a tribunal in Cambodia on Friday could unsettle understandings of the past among Cambodians - and create a ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict - UCA News

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict  UCA News

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict. Surviving Khmer Rouge leaders face judgment over the slaughter of Muslim Chams and ethnic Vietnamese among ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 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 | 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 ...

12 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

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

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

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 ...

3 Sep 2018 | 4:44 pm

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal  Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal—"Asia's Nuremberg"—was created in 1997 to bring accountability for the Khmer Rouge era atrocities. 20 years and $320 million ...

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hard lessons from a dark past - UCA News

Hard lessons from a dark past  UCA News

Hard lessons from a dark past. Loss of childhood to Khmer Rouge is one lesson Magsaysay Award winner Youk Chhang says he can pass on to young people ...

16 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

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

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

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

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

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

Twenty years after Pol Pot died a broken man, his memory looms large, National, Post In-depth - The Phnom Penh Post

Twenty years after Pol Pot died a broken man, his memory looms large, National, Post In-depth  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

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 | 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

Cambodia marks 39 years since fall of Khmer Rouge rule - euronews [English edition]

Cambodia marks 39 years since fall of Khmer Rouge rule  euronews [English edition]

Between 1975 and 1979, Pol Pot's rule of terror killed an estimated 1.7 million people - nearly a quarter of the population - through execution, torture, starvation ...

7 Jan 2018 | 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

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

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

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

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

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

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