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  1. Historic Khmer Rouge tribunal threatened by a lack of money

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... Luke Hunt in Phnom Penh A severe funding shortfall has left the historic Khmer Rouge tribunal unable to make this month's payroll, just as senior leaders of the former Cambodian ... its financial obligations. A revised budget forecast shows the trial of five surviving Khmer Rouge leaders will need an additional US$44.1 million on top of the original US$56.3 million, ...

  2. Who's who in the news

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

    ... rule of the Khmer Rouge. e. This Hong Kong journalist made a formal apology to the Philippines after writing a column deemed racist. In an article for HK Magazine, he wrote that the Philippines ... world, he refuses to utter the phrase the world wants to hear: Palestinian state. d. This man- better known as Duch- is accused of being the chief torturer during the Khmer Rouge regime ...

  3. Khmer Rouge tribunal to view atrocity footage

    Posted Feb 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... Luke Hunt Vietnam hands over film it took of notorious prison S-21 in early 1979 Rare footage of atrocities allegedly committed by the Khmer Rouge in the final days of its rule has been ... at the 'killing fields' on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. In submitting the films to the extraordinary chambers set up to try former Khmer Rouge leaders, prosecutors said the footage corroborated ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Challenges for Khmer Rouge trials

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... issue has also been deciding what the tribunal's role is. 'The story of the Khmer Rouge has never been told in Cambodia,' he said. 'It has never been taught in schools. Do ... Annemarie Evans Ahead of the first trial of a Khmer Rouge leader at the end of this month, a chief prosecutor has questioned whether the trial will be just about the allegations against ...

  6. Also showing: Stanley Harper

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Katie Lau

    ... Katie Lau Unlike most documentaries that paint a grim picture of Cambodia in the aftermath of the Khmer Rouge, Stanley Harper's Cambodia Dreams tells an uplifting story ... people we would never normally meet,' he says. While the Khmer Rouge trials caught the world's attention early this year, Harper says they 'have very little meaning for average ...

  7. Witness to horror

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Postlewaite

    ... the Vietnamese liberated Cambodia from the Khmer Rouge. There had been so many delays in the trials and never any apologies, he said. 'I was angry. But my angry period has passed. This is the period ... back into the jungle April 15, 1998 - Pol Pot dies in jungle aged 73 December, 1998 - Last leaders of the Khmer Rouge surrender June, 2003 - Cambodia and United Nations sign a tribunal ...

  8. Cambodia 'risks squandering oil and gas wealth'

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has been surveying the decline of Cambodia's natural resources for more than a decade. It remains one of the world's poorest countries, 30 years after the end of rule by the Khmer Rouge. Energy riches The Global Witness report says Cambodia's mineral and petroleum wealth has the potential to lift the country out of poverty The IMF predicts that annual oil revenue ...

  9. Aki Ra

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Nadine Bateman

    ... Nadine Bateman WAR GAMES I know I was born in 1970 but I don't know what month or day. I have never celebrated my birthday. My parents were killed by the Khmer Rouge when I was five years old. I never knew anything about my life before that. I was brought up in the jungle with many other orphaned children and we became child soldiers for the Khmer Rouge. We weren't ...

  10. Nymph glands

    Posted Mar 15th 2009, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... from the ranks of Pol Pot's murderous Khmer Rouge, gives her a makeover and transforms her into an apsara armed with a gun, virtually everyone in Cambodia is going to have an opinion. Koke ... artists. His paintings are on the collective's website. Cambodia is commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge. Pol Pot was renowned for his intolerance of beauty, ...




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