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  1. In cold blood

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... Cambodian journalist Khim Sambo reported on a not-uncommon topic in opposition-affiliated newspapers. When gamblers from the upper echelons of the ruling Cambodia People's Party (CPP), ... of Cambodia's police force since 1994. 'There is hardly anyone in Cambodia who has shown more contempt for the rule of law than Hok Lundy,' Human Rights Watch has said. He 'represents ...

  2. Watchful world ensures despots no longer above the law

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair and his government of war crimes in Iraq. Arrangements are being finalised in Cambodia for the start later this year of trials of senior Khmer Rouge leaders ... of the international community for justice is a far cry from previous decades, when regimes committed crimes on their own people with scant external comment. The victims of the Khmer Rouge's brutal ...

  3. A flash of steel and the velvet glove from Vietnam

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Cambodia, which drove the China-backed Khmer Rouge from power. The punitive action may have only lasted a month but was exceptionally bloody, involving tens of thousands of PLA casualties. Ties were ...

  4. Noam truths

    Posted Dec 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Naparstek

    ... intellectuals help legitimise its atrocities. After Cambodia fell to the Khmer Rouge in 1975, his hatred of American foreign policy led him to write sympathetically about Pol Pot. In 1978, Chomsky ... by US attacks. Nowadays, Chomsky is more tactful. His writings on the Khmer regime had a specific context, he insists- contrasting the Western media's treatment of crimes committed ...

  5. Kumaratunga gambles on alliance with husband's suspected killers

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Mark Williams

    ... a workers' takeover, Khmer Rouge-style. Death squads roamed the country, targeting the families of army officers. Faced with widespread terror, the military was given a free hand and rapidly hunted ... of Sinhalese chauvinism, and who had taken up arms in a fight for self-rule. But, by February 1988, his foes had decided enough was enough. Two men rode up to the front gates of his house in suburban ...



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