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24 May 2018 | 4:52 am

Linguist races to document Cambodia's dying S'aoch language - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

Linguist races to document Cambodia's dying S'aoch language
Nikkei Asian Review
Downtrodden for centuries, devastated by the bloody rule of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s, and mired in extreme poverty, less than 100 survivors of the S'aoch ethnic minority now lead a marginal existence in the village of Veal Renh, in southwestern ...

23 May 2018 | 10:34 pm

Hun Sen detractors 'will die' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen detractors 'will die'
The Phnom Penh Post
Speaking to about 2,000 garment factory workers in Chbar Mon town in Kampong Speu province, Hun Sen said those who insulted him the most were the Khmer Rouge, giving the example of Son Sen, the security chief during the Khmer Rouge era, who was ...

23 May 2018 | 8:50 pm

Cambodian-Born Author Loung Ung On Resilience And Survival ... - New Hampshire Public Radio


New Hampshire Public Radio

Cambodian-Born Author Loung Ung On Resilience And Survival ...
New Hampshire Public Radio
Author Loung Ung was just five years old when communist revolutionaries known as the Khmer Rouge took control of her home country of Cambodia. Nearly a ...

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23 May 2018 | 1:02 pm

PM plans KR peace celebration - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

PM plans KR peace celebration
The Phnom Penh Post
Speaking in Kandal province at the groundbreaking of National Road 5, the prime minister said he will arrange a celebration at the Win-Win Monument on December 29, the day on which in 1998 Khmer Rouge politicians Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea ...

21 May 2018 | 9:03 pm

Khmer Rouge victims honoured - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Khmer Rouge victims honoured
Khmer Times
The government yesterday marked the annual Day of Remembrance, commemorating the victims of the murderous Khmer Rouge regime. Hundreds of people and government officials yesterday gathered at the Choeung Ek killing fields on the outskirts of the ...
National Day of Remembrance held, National, Phnom Penh PostThe Phnom Penh Post
Angkor Wat, Rice Fields & The Real KhmerTimes of India (blog)

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20 May 2018 | 6:49 pm

Yale scholar of Cambodia uncovers rare 19th-century Khmer-language documents - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Yale scholar of Cambodia uncovers rare 19th-century Khmer-language documents
The Cambodia Daily
April 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, the regime that is responsible for the genocide that in four years took the lives of over 1.5 million people. The genocide is today known as one of ...

16 May 2018 | 7:38 pm

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment - Washington Post


Washington Post

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment
Washington Post
A former Khmer Rouge leader who later helped overthrow Pol Pot, Hun Sen got a shock in national elections in 2013, when the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party did surprisingly well. It was buoyed by support from young voters who had not ...

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14 May 2018 | 2:53 am

Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge tell their stories - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge tell their stories
The Cambodia Daily
Inside the Multicultural Center at Orange Coast College, Cambodian survivors and audience members joined in prayer as a Buddhist monk blessed and cleansed the room before the film screening of “Daze of Justice” Thursday night. Read the full story: ...

11 May 2018 | 9:42 pm

Former Judge Sees Success in Khmer Rouge Tribunal - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Former Judge Sees Success in Khmer Rouge Tribunal
VOA Khmer
A UN-sponsored Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia is currently trying two surviving former Khmer Rouge leaders, Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea. After its inception 12 years ago the tribunal has sentenced one mid-level leader to life in prison. Critics say ...

3 May 2018 | 4:05 pm

Shocking story of mass murder behind photos sold for profit as 'stock' images - NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Shocking story of mass murder behind photos sold for profit as 'stock' images
NEWS.com.au
She herself was doomed, the wife of a Khmer Rouge officer who had fallen out of favour, and to become one of the millions of victims of Cambodia's mass murder of the 1970s. Until earlier this month, the image of the woman with the short hair, slightly ...
Stock photo company apologizes for offering S-21 inmate photos for saleJakarta Post

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24 Apr 2018 | 7:43 am

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