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  1. News - Asia

    Cambodia's Khmer Rouge court adds mass killings to trial

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 09:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Cambodia’s UN-backed court on Monday added a mass killing episode to the trial of three former Khmer Rouge leaders, amid fears they will not live long ... site, where the Khmer Rouge allegedly murdered soldiers and officers of the former regime immediately after taking power in April 1975, was “a small victory for the prosecution ...

  2. Cambodians deserve a chance of justice

    Posted Apr 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Justice for the victims of the Khmer Rouge's brutal rule of Cambodia is long overdue, but nearing: a tribunal to try surviving leaders is likely to start in the coming months. ... of civil war, five more of a Khmer Rouge insurgency and a government still comprising former members of the movement has meant the burying of such ideas. Internationally, while atrocities were ...

  3. Spectre of Pol Pot lingers in Cambodia

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a suspected heart attack in a tiny jungle redoubt near the Thai border, the irony is chilling. Pol Pot and his clique of ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge counted Buddhist monks and other followers ... a twisted ideology to the extent of its internal logic. Doctors, teachers, accountants- anyone with glasses- were shot or had their skulls smashed as the victorious Khmer Rouge emptied the capital ...

  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Pol Pot's deputy Nuon Chea deemed fit for war crimes trial

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... doctors told Cambodia's Khmer Rouge court yesterday following the death of a co-defendant. "From a physical point of view, I felt he is well enough to continue with the trial," ... minister, was freed in September after being deemed unfit for trial owing to dementia. The Khmer Rouge wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia's population through starvation and execution ...

  5. Effort needed to heal the scars of Cambodia

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Cambodia's biggest aid donors, was a staunch Khmer Rouge supporter. Time is short. Just two years remain before the funding runs out. Although the framework for the process has been agreed to, ... to fulfil its aim of providing the reconciliation that Cambodians need to move beyond the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge regime. But it is at least an effort to fill that void. How ...

  6. First They Killed My Father

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... uncle's village in Kompong Speu province. There, she pretended to have no memory of her years, from five to nine, living under Khmer Rouge rule, when Pol Pot was trying to turn Cambodia ... Ung now works to rid Cambodia of land mines and to ensure Year Zero is never forgotten. Unfortunately, she does not narrate the audio version of her touching memoir, which suffers from ...

  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia opposition party denounces 'staged' rally against leader

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:01pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... unless people are educated enough to stop it, Chhang said. The Khmer Rouge communist regime, which ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, claimed it was building a pure socialist society by evicting ... former members of the Khmer Rouge, including Hun Sen himself, hold important positions in Cambodia’s current government. Human Rights Watch has also blamed Hun Sen for obstructing the work ...

  8. Cambodians deserve justice for a tragic past

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The genocidal rule of the Khmer Rouge still hangs heavily over Cambodia, 30 years after the ultra-Maoist group was ousted from power by invading Vietnamese forces. Economically, ... or sentenced for the regime's crimes. A court set up by Cambodia and the UN to hold the Khmer Rouge accountable began operating more than three years ago and has spent about US$50 million. Five ...

  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Ieng Thirith, accused of Khmer war crimes, freed on health grounds

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh 'First Lady' of Khmer Rouge freed on health grounds The former "First Lady" of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime was freed ... during the Khmer Rouge era, will come as a bitter blow to many who survived the 1975 to '79 regime, blamed for the deaths of up to 2 million people. Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Social enterprises give disabled performers a chance to shine

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... the deaf drama troupe Theatre of the Silence in 2000. "One of my most memorable performances was My Red Dress with the Theatre of the Silence about [the survival of a little girl under Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia]. The audience was moved to tears at the end." By contrast, Lee's upcoming production is a light-hearted affair, with Anthony Wong Wai-keung taking ...




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