Cambodia News: khmer rouge

After the Khmer Rouge, the 'most beautiful' voice called holdouts ... - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

After the Khmer Rouge, the 'most beautiful' voice called holdouts ...
The Phnom Penh Post
Facing an insurgency, the People's Republic of Kampuchea began a propaganda campaign in the early 1980s to lure the resistance out of the jungle.

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25 May 2017 | 6:52 pm

$300m spent, three men convicted: cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

$300m spent, three men convicted: cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal
The Sydney Morning Herald
But though he is ailing and frail, 90-year-old Nuon Chea has still been able to latch onto the latest media trend, recently lashing out at the partly Australian-funded tribunal into Khmer Rouge crimes in Cambodia by labelling its allegations "fake news".

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24 May 2017 | 11:09 pm

Cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal - Hepburn Advocate


Hepburn Advocate

Cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal
Hepburn Advocate
The document mocks evidence accusing the Khmer Rouge of dismembering children, extracting and eating the livers of enemies, butchering entire families, looting hospitals and schools and throwing people to crocodiles in what became known as the Killing ...

24 May 2017 | 9:31 pm

'Angkor Awakens' review: Documentary outlines the rise of the ... - The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times

'Angkor Awakens' review: Documentary outlines the rise of the ...
The Seattle Times
This historical documentary offers insights into the rise of the Khmer Rouge in 1970s Cambodia, and how the nation has not fully come to terms with its years of ...

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24 May 2017 | 3:00 pm

Khieu Samphan defence calls for acquittal at Khmer Rouge tribunal ... - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khieu Samphan defence calls for acquittal at Khmer Rouge tribunal ...
The Phnom Penh Post
In a 550-page closing brief submitted to the Khmer Rouge tribunal's Trial Chamber, the defence team for Khieu Samphan, former Khmer Rouge head of state, ...

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21 May 2017 | 7:16 pm

Then and now: Finding love during the Khmer Rouge - Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Then and now: Finding love during the Khmer Rouge
Aljazeera.com
It was the 1970s, and Cambodia was under the control of the Khmer Rouge, a Maoist movement that imposed forced labour on Cambodians and deprived them of food and basic necessities, such as medicine. Anyone deemed an enemy of the government ...

20 May 2017 | 12:44 am

Former Khmer Rouge leader among Cambodia's new Christians - La Croix International (registration) (blog)


La Croix International (registration) (blog)

Former Khmer Rouge leader among Cambodia's new Christians
La Croix International (registration) (blog)
The now 63-year-old Cambodian was visiting a refugee camp when a wounded soldier gave him a Bible. At first, he was reluctant but did take it. Then after reading from the Bible the officer of the Pol Pot regime got interested and visited a church service.

20 May 2017 | 12:03 am

Khmer Rouge Massacres Relived in Victims' Brief - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Rouge Massacres Relived in Victims' Brief
The Cambodia Daily
Cannibalism, children smashed against trees and massacres of Cham Muslims while they prayed to Allah are some of the horrors recounted in the closing brief of civil party supporting evidence in the prosecution of Khmer Rouge second-in-command Nuon ...

18 May 2017 | 6:56 pm

Pain, Politics on Display at Annual Khmer Rouge Memorial - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Pain, Politics on Display at Annual Khmer Rouge Memorial
The Cambodia Daily
Cries of pain filled the air at the Choeung Ek Genocidal Center on Thursday as performers re-enacted events from the Khmer Rouge era during an annual ceremony that blends historical remembrance with pro-government politics. Hundreds of people ...
A 'Day of Anger', political theatreThe Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia Marks Day of Anger with Khmer Rouge Re-EnactmentLatin American Herald Tribune
Cambodians remember victims of 'Killing Fields'The Straits Times

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18 May 2017 | 6:56 pm

In 'Music Of The Ghosts,' A Khmer Rouge Survivor Faces 'The ... - NPR - NPR


NPR

In 'Music Of The Ghosts,' A Khmer Rouge Survivor Faces 'The ... - NPR
NPR
Novelist Vaddey Ratner, herself a Khmer Rouge survivor, tells the story of a Cambodian-American woman looking for answers about her father's disappearance ...

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11 May 2017 | 4:00 am