Cambodia News: khmer rouge

Cambodians have been marking the final day of the Festival of the Dead. - euronews


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Cambodians have been marking the final day of the Festival of the Dead.
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The Festival of the Dead has taken on added significance since the fall of the Khmer Rouge, a regime that killed about a third of the population. As many as 2.2 million people were executed or died of torture, starvation or exhaustion during the Khmer ...
Prayers, buffalo and horse races at Cambodia's Festival of the DeadDaily Mail

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20 Sep 2017 | 8:26 am

Nearly wiped out by genocide, Long Beach resident helps revive ... - Long Beach Press Telegram


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Nearly wiped out by genocide, Long Beach resident helps revive ...
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Grandmaster San Kim Sean speaks at a bokator demonstration in Cambodia. Sean is credited with reviving the nearly lost martial art and, along with other ...

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15 Sep 2017 | 9:55 pm

How Cambodia's Teflon Leader Made A Career Of Blaming America - Forbes


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How Cambodia's Teflon Leader Made A Career Of Blaming America
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The Vietnam War had spilled across the Vietnam-Cambodia border in those years and U.S. bombing of the Cambodian countryside increased from 1970 through 1973, killing some 150,000 Cambodians, per this study. The Communist-inspired Khmer Rouge ...
Cambodian leader, angry with US, wants Peace Corps outABC News
Long Beach's Khmer community marches to decry crackdown on ...Long Beach Press Telegram
Hun Sen demands US Ambassador's clarificationsKhmer Times
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15 Sep 2017 | 5:01 pm

Angelina Jolie directs a historical drama about the Khmer Rouge - The Boston Globe


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Angelina Jolie directs a historical drama about the Khmer Rouge
The Boston Globe
Based on the memoir by Loung Ung (Sreymoch Sareum), the film shows a child and her family trying to survive the genocidal, crackpot communist Khmer Rouge regime. An army of Marxist fanatics seeking to reduce everyone to a single, mindless mass ...
Review: In Angelina Jolie's New Movie, a Child's-Eye View of WarNew York Times
Angelina Jolie on her Cambodian epic and the power of familyABC News
Angelina Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father' opens Cambodia Town Film Festival in Long Beach this weekendLong Beach Press Telegram
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13 Sep 2017 | 9:04 pm

Cambodia peacekeeper fights to be recognised as prisoner of war - ABC Online


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Cambodia peacekeeper fights to be recognised as prisoner of war
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They fill his mind and have become part of his body — he now has them tattooed on his arm. He was among the first of 65 Australians to arrive as peacekeepers in Cambodia in 1991, after the Khmer Rouge had slaughtered 1.5 million people. "The killing ...

13 Sep 2017 | 3:28 pm

New website aims to educate youth on Khmer Rouge regime - Khmer Times


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New website aims to educate youth on Khmer Rouge regime
Khmer Times
The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) launched its new multimedia website on Friday, specifically aimed at educating and informing Cambodia's youth about the Khmer Rouge regime. The website is aimed at shedding light on Cambodia's ...

11 Sep 2017 | 1:07 pm

Khmer Rouge-era Rape Cases Remain Taboo Topic, Justice Elusive for Survivors - Voice of America


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Khmer Rouge-era Rape Cases Remain Taboo Topic, Justice Elusive for Survivors
Voice of America
One evening in 1975, soon after the Khmer Rouge forces had taken control of Cambodia, some of the cadres came to Taing Kim's village in Boribo district of Kampong Chhnang Province. The cadres inspected each household, and Taing Kim and her ...

3 Sep 2017 | 4:50 am