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20 Sep 2018 | 3:27 pm

Even the mountains cried - Khmer Times


Even the mountains cried
Khmer Times
Growing up in the province of Battambang, his family also suffered during the Khmer Rouge regime and civil war, where they were forced to live in a camp along the Khmer-Thai border along with hundreds of thousands of desperate Cambodians. To share ...

20 Sep 2018 | 1:15 pm

Ken: Uniting the people of Cambodia & Laos - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Ken: Uniting the people of Cambodia & Laos
Khmer Times
There is nothing better than starting the day with music. But, how about we go beyond merely listening and learn about music – traditional one at that – along with other music and culture enthusiasts? That's exactly what happened inside the Cambodian ...

20 Sep 2018 | 1:12 pm

Hunt says pressed Suu Kyi on 'justice and accountability' for Rohingya - euronews


euronews

Hunt says pressed Suu Kyi on 'justice and accountability' for Rohingya
euronews
"If there is isn't accountability and justice, this will be as big a stain on Burma's history as the Khmer Rouge are for Cambodia." Asked whether he would support referring Myanmar to the ICC, Hunt said there were "a number of different options". In ...
UK's Hunt says pressed Suu Kyi on 'justice and accountability' for RohingyaReuters
Britain's Jeremy Hunt says he pressed Aung San Suu Kyi on 'justice and accountability' for RohingyaThe Straits Times

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20 Sep 2018 | 9:48 am

Q&A: Greg Barron, award-winning radio producer, on the invention of zero and what it means for Cambodians - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Q&A: Greg Barron, award-winning radio producer, on the invention of zero and what it means for Cambodians
VOA Khmer
Washington – [Editor's note: Four decades after interviewing Cambodian refugees fleeing the Khmer Rouge, award-winning radio producer Greg Barron is preparing to tell a very different — and much older — story. In his upcoming “Zero Project,” Barron ...

19 Sep 2018 | 8:34 am

What was the Khmer Rouge regime, who was Pol Pot and how many people died in the mass killings? - The Sun


The Sun

What was the Khmer Rouge regime, who was Pol Pot and how many people died in the mass killings?
The Sun
THE 'Red Khmers' came to power after winning the Cambodian civil war and seizing the capital and overthrowing the government. Pol Pot emerged as the sole leader and set about ruthlessly implementing its Marxist-Stalinist policies and exterminating any ...

3 Sep 2018 | 4:44 pm

Documentaries under Venice Film Festival spotlight - Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Documentaries under Venice Film Festival spotlight
Aljazeera.com
At the Venice Film Festival, movie premieres and big names attract most of the attention. But this year, crowds have also been queuing up for the documentaries on offer. Two films focusing on the effects of the ideologies of ISIL in Iraq, and the Khmer ...
A Star Is Born review – Lady Gaga mesmerises in Streisand's shoesThe Guardian
Venice Film Review: Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in 'A Star Is Born'Variety

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1 Sep 2018 | 11:37 pm

'To forget is a crime': Genocide survivor helps heal Cambodia's wounds - Rappler


The Hindu

'To forget is a crime': Genocide survivor helps heal Cambodia's wounds
Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – It was full circle for 57-year-old Youk Chhang, who in 1986 sought refuge in Bataan, Philippines, after surviving the brutal Khmer Rouge regime that killed nearly two million Cambodians from 1975 to 1979. More than 3 decades later ...
'Asia's Nobel' celebrates social heroesThe Hindu

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1 Sep 2018 | 6:34 am

Education can help heal national trauma, halt atrocities: Cambodian genocide survivor - ABS-CBN News


ABS-CBN News

Education can help heal national trauma, halt atrocities: Cambodian genocide survivor
ABS-CBN News
In the four years of the Khmer Rouge's rampage across the country, 2.2 million died — a quarter of its population during the late 70s. More than half died under torture or were executed; the rest from starvation amid war or forced conscription in ...

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30 Aug 2018 | 9:01 pm

Venice Film Review: 'Graves Without a Name' - Variety


Variety

Venice Film Review: 'Graves Without a Name'
Variety
“Bad karma doesn't wait for the next life,” states a trauma-raddled Khmer Rouge survivor toward the end of Rithy Panh's “Graves Without a Name.” He says it in a tone of numb assurance, confident but also past caring: He may wish ill on those who ...

29 Aug 2018 | 7:44 pm

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal - London Review of Books (blog)


The Phnom Penh Post

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal
London Review of Books (blog)
Forty years ago Hun Sen was a Khmer Rouge battalion commander. Fearing a purge, he fled to Vietnam in 1977; he returned in 1979 with Cambodian rebel forces and the Vietnamese Army which overthrew Pol Pot's regime. The Extraordinary Chambers in ...
Cambodia genocide survivor makes 'homecoming' to PHThe Phnom Penh Post

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29 Aug 2018 | 5:34 am

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