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  1. Expat Chinese a source of mainland inspiration

    Posted Mar 14th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... which details his three months in detention by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in 1971. Bizot is the only westerner to have survived imprisonment by the group. During his detention, he befriended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/448161/expat-chinese-source-mainland-inspiration
  2. Hard act to follow

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Integrity and of The Khmer Unity'. Given family familiarity, future King Sihamoni will presumably get away with 'Dad'- unless Cambodia's democracy, under the stewardship ... the murderous Khmer Rouge in 1975 and for resigning the following year to become a prisoner in his own palace. Accolades are in order for his again becoming president under Vietnamese occupation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/475021/hard-act-follow
  3. PERFECT 10

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Tom Hilditch

    ... the red-chequered Khmer Rouge scarf, the Lara Croft khaki shorts, the Indiana Jones hat and the obligatory 'Danger- Landmine' T-shirt. Fashionistas should visit the second-hand section ... Pot's Security Prison 21. A school building in a quiet city neighbourhood, S-21 became the main interrogation centre of the Khmer Rouge. It has been left almost as it was found by liberating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/447497/perfect-10
  4. Broken land's seed of hope

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... Gollogly is the chief executive officer. The organisation's mandate is to provide surgical assistance for disabled people and to train Khmer surgeons. In contemporary Cambodia, recent history ... in Cambodia is about 55. To even the most casual observer, there's a strange demographic in this country where even the word for 'beautiful' (saad in Khmer) sounds like a lament. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/450145/broken-lands-seed-hope
  5. Perfect 10

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Tom Hilditch

    ... Khmer Rouge in 1976 and who was himself forced to lay mines around Siem Reap by Vietnamese invaders, the museum is a heartbreaking reminder of Cambodia's recent suffering. Garden displays ... has tried several times to close the museum, it is an unwelcome reminder of the area's strong Khmer Rouge ties. Located past the children's hospital on Angkor Wat Road, opposite Wat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/440138/perfect-10
  6. Mainland directors snare three top awards

    Posted Apr 16th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... with the jury saying: 'We felt the weight of the world. It reminds us that we have problems we need to be reminded of.' Cambodian film S21, The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine, about ... man's trip to Yunnan province scooped two prizes, while a film made in the Shanxi dialect took another award. Films from Cambodia and France also garnered acclaim. Mainland filmmaker Zhu Wen won ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452199/mainland-directors-snare-three-top-awards
  7. Letter casts doubt on vow king will stay out of politics

    Posted Oct 29th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... An inkling into the king's preference for his son can be found in his book about the time he was a prisoner of the Khmer Rouge in the late 1970s. The new king and his father were under arrest ... and was prime minister and then head of state, leading a nation with high hopes of prosperity. But it evaporated under misjudged policies and ended with a coup in 1970 and then the Khmer Rouge takeover ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/475909/letter-casts-doubt-vow-king-will-stay-out-politics
  8. Pick of the programme

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... of the documentary directing prize at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. S21, The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (Director: Rithy Panh, 2003) A gripping, often harrowing, account of S21, one of the Khmer Rouge's torture chambers, as recounted by inmates and their interrogators, who meet face to face- but with the roles reversed. Francois Chalais Award winner at Cannes in 2003. Bloody Sunday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/472375/pick-programme
  9. S21

    Posted Oct 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A documentary directed by a former prisoner of the Khmer Rouge torture and death centre in Phnom Penh. Two former guards return to the infamous prison and re-enact their brutal routines with surviving victims. Winner of this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival prize for the best documentary. Sat, 5.40pm, Oct 20, 9.40pm, Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/474016/s21
  10. The dictators are on notice

    Posted Aug 01st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... August aged 78 without facing retribution for his alleged crimes. Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot similarly escaped the law despite being accused of ordering the deaths of 1.7 million ... era of intolerance for dictatorial rule. Peter Kammerer reports Romanians switching on their televisions on Christmas Day in 1989 were greeted by a stunning sight- a live broadcast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/464967/dictators-are-notice

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