Cambodia News: kampuchea

Local documentary explores effects of Cambodia's past - Ithaca Journal


Ithaca Journal

Local documentary explores effects of Cambodia's past
Ithaca Journal
The Khmer Rouge was a name given to people who were followers of the Communist Party of Kampuchea in Cambodia. From 1975 to 1979, the Khmer Rouge was the ruling party and wanted the country to be self-sufficient, which resulted in famine and the ...

27 Sep 2016 | 3:59 pm

Cambodia newspaper highlights Vietnamese top legislator's visit - VietNamNet Bridge


VietNamNet Bridge

Cambodia newspaper highlights Vietnamese top legislator's visit
VietNamNet Bridge
Cambodia's largest daily newspaper Rasmei Kampuchea (Light of Cambodia) has run a front page article saying the visit to Cambodia by Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan from September 27-28 will strengthen bilateral ...

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27 Sep 2016 | 3:04 am

Rights groups call for transgender protections - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rights groups call for transgender protections
The Phnom Penh Post
While Yim Kalyan, project coordinator at Rainbow Community Kampuchea (RoCK), yesterday echoed a call for anti-discrimination legislation, she stressed this alone would not stop harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

22 Sep 2016 | 7:30 pm

KRT judge accused of 'bias' while probing witness - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

KRT judge accused of 'bias' while probing witness
The Phnom Penh Post
An international judge at the Khmer Rouge tribunal was yesterday accused of “bias” by Nuon Chea's defence counsel after asking a witness a leading question regarding conditions under Democratic Kampuchea. French judge Jean-Marc Lavergne was ...

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22 Sep 2016 | 6:35 pm

Webster shares 'Memoirs' with Rotarians - Troy Messenger


Troy Messenger

Webster shares 'Memoirs' with Rotarians
Troy Messenger
He had been unable to finish his third novel, “House of Kampuchea, Cambodia's CIA Killing Fields” that had taken six years of research and travel to write. “But, I could not finish the novel because that war was not finished. The story had not ended ...

22 Sep 2016 | 3:02 am

សុខ សុវណ្ណ ជួប Fashootshai ក្នុង​ជម្រុះ​ខ្សែក្រវាត់​គូបូតា​លើក​ទី​២ - Kampuchea Thmey Daily


Kampuchea Thmey Daily

សុខ សុវណ្ណ ជួប Fashootshai ក្នុង​ជម្រុះ​ខ្សែក្រវាត់​គូបូតា​លើក​ទី​២
Kampuchea Thmey Daily
សុខ សុវណ្ណ កាលពីប្រកួតលើកទី១ គេវាយចាញ់ឈឿន ឆៃដែន អ្នកប្រដាល់ក្លិបនិរោធមានជ័យដោយពិន្ទុ គឺបាន១ពិន្ទុប៉ុណ្ណោះ ។ សម្រាប់លើកទី២នេះ គេត្រូវជួបថៃFashootshai ដែលមិនដឹងថា ...

21 Sep 2016 | 10:25 pm

Forced marriage a crime against both sexes: expert - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Forced marriage a crime against both sexes: expert
The Phnom Penh Post
The tribunal is currently hearing testimony related to the charge of forced marriage in the ongoing case against Democratic Kampuchea leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, who are on trial for genocide and crimes against humanity. “There was no safety ...
KR Forced Marriage Led to 'Legalized Rape'The Cambodia Daily

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13 Sep 2016 | 6:50 pm

Former Khmer Rouge supporter gives talk to students - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Former Khmer Rouge supporter gives talk to students
The Phnom Penh Post
Bergstrom, who met Pol Pot and returned to Sweden praising the Democratic Kampuchea government, admitted to having misgivings that he didn't voice when he saw the abandoned city of Phnom Penh. “We wanted to believe in the Khmer Rouge,” he said, ...

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12 Sep 2016 | 7:44 pm

Parties debate merits of testimony on KR deaths - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Parties debate merits of testimony on KR deaths
The Phnom Penh Post
Heuveline wrote a 2015 academic article on the number of excess deaths under Democratic Kampuchea. “He came to certain conclusions which the defence doesn't agree with, but we should at least be able in public to have this discussion once,” Koppe ...
Khmer Rouge Death Toll 'Highly Exaggerated,' Lawyer SaysThe Cambodia Daily

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1 Sep 2016 | 7:33 pm

Former Khmer Rouge Soldier Recounts Chinese, Vietnamese Killings - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Former Khmer Rouge Soldier Recounts Chinese, Vietnamese Killings
The Cambodia Daily
In his book “The Pol Pot Regime,” prominent academic Ben Kiernan argues that Democratic Kampuchea was “the worst disaster ever to befall any ethnic Chinese community in Southeast Asia.” Of a population of 430,000 in 1975, only about 215,000 survived ...

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29 Aug 2016 | 7:53 pm

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