Cambodia News: kampuchea

Khmer Rouge survivors react to First They Killed My Father - The Phnom Penh Post


Khmer Rouge survivors react to First They Killed My Father
The Phnom Penh Post
Angelina Jolie's First They Killed My Father depicts some of the atrocities committed during the Pol Pot regime, including mass killings, forced labour and the conscription of children as soldiers into the Revolutionary Army of Kampuchea. At the film's ...

26 Feb 2017 | 4:12 am

Confronting justice as Khmer Rouge tribunal drops case against Im Chaem - ABC Online


ABC Online

Confronting justice as Khmer Rouge tribunal drops case against Im Chaem
ABC Online
Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal has dropped its case against a suspect accused of killing thousands of people at torture centres and slave labour camps during the country's tragic agrarian revolution, in which an estimated 2 million people were killed.

25 Feb 2017 | 6:23 pm

The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War | The Diplomat - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War | The Diplomat
The Diplomat
Officially, both sides have tried to forget the bloody conflict. Unofficially, bitterness still runs deep.

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23 Feb 2017 | 9:38 am

French and Vietnamese Banks to Open In Cambodia - The Cambodia Daily


French and Vietnamese Banks to Open In Cambodia
The Cambodia Daily
Two more foreign banks—one French and one Vietnamese—announced plans earlier this week to open branches in Cambodia. The two additions bring the number of foreign banks that currently operate branches in Cambodia to 13 and the total number of ...

22 Feb 2017 | 5:39 pm

Tribunal drops case against Im Chaem - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Tribunal drops case against Im Chaem
Khmer Times
Article 1 of the Law on the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) states that the purpose of the tribunal is to “bring to trial senior leaders of Democratic Kampuchea and those who were most responsible for the crimes and serious ...

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22 Feb 2017 | 10:20 am

Angelina Jolie's new film, First They Killed My Father, is a tribute to the people of Cambodia - Firstpost


Firstpost

Angelina Jolie's new film, First They Killed My Father, is a tribute to the people of Cambodia
Firstpost
... Jolie-directed film depicts in vivid detail the forced evacuations from Phnom Penh, the journey to the brutal labour camps in the country's northwest, and, for Ung, the conscription of children as soldiers into the ranks of the Revolutionary Army ...
Angelina Jolie's Tale Of Cambodia's Killing Fields Seeks Resolution Without ForgivenessThe Federalist
Angelina Jolie on Cambodia, politics and a 'difficult year'BBC News
Angelina Jolie Lines Up New Acting, Directing Projects (Exclusive)Hollywood Reporter

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22 Feb 2017 | 5:10 am

Officials Challenge Government's News Report About Parties - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Officials Challenge Government's News Report About Parties
The Cambodia Daily
Government news service Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) ran the story on Tuesday, a day after the National Assembly approved amendments to a 20-year-old law giving the Interior Ministry and Supreme Court broad new powers to suspend and dissolve ...
Parties fail legality testsKhmer Times

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21 Feb 2017 | 6:18 pm

'Journalists' and Local Residents Face Off in Ratanakkiri - The Cambodia Daily


'Journalists' and Local Residents Face Off in Ratanakkiri
The Cambodia Daily
“The villagers told us that six journalists always collected money from them and gave it to Sok Sovan,” whom Mr. Sothea identified as the leader of the group and head of the publishing company Kampuchea Information. The seven so-called journalists ...

9 Feb 2017 | 5:37 pm

Rainsy targets leaders, Vietnam - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Rainsy targets leaders, Vietnam
Khmer Times
It was under the People's Republic of Kampuchea that the K5 plan was carried out. Bou Thorng was the defense minister at the time, Hun Sen was the secretary-general of the Khmer People's Revolutionary Party and Heng Samrin was prime minister and ...

29 Jan 2017 | 10:07 am

The Paul McCartney-United Nations Concerts for the People of Kampuchea: Closing Rock & Roll Diplomacy's First ... - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

The Paul McCartney-United Nations Concerts for the People of Kampuchea: Closing Rock & Roll Diplomacy's First ...
Huffington Post
In 1979, Paul McCartney took Rock & Roll Diplomacy to its height. As with everything McCartney, the Concerts for the People of Kampuchea were a super-production, involving the United Nations Secretary General, UNHCR, UNICEF and a most diverse set of ...

1 Nov 2016 | 8:50 pm