• Thursday
  • October 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 9:45am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 71 - 80 of 57826 for khmer rouge rule of cambodia

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Heartbreak hotel

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Gary Walsh

    ... war that followed the ousting of Pol Pot's brutal Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, it was used as a refuge by remnant Khmer Rouge fighters. The hotel, meanwhile, housed Vietnamese ... without husband is like a night without moon'- there is a drawing of a Khmer Rouge soldier, said to be a self-portrait. The exterior is largely untouched, save for the pockmarks of war, ...

  2. Khmer Rouge jailer awaits judgment day

    Posted Jul 25th 2010, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... for the Khmer Rouge in the late 1970s. These included disembowelment, operations being performed without anaesthetic, and blood being drained from prisoners for use in transfusions. Children were taken ... differed on two counts from other senior Khmer Rouge leaders of the day. 'He was very intelligent and he has apologised. He's interesting to that extent,' the American told the South ...

  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia’s ex-king Norodom Sihanouk dies in Beijing

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 08:31am by AFP

    ... was toppled in a US-backed coup by one of his own generals, Lon Nol, in 1970. Sihanouk then aligned himself with communist guerrillas Khmer Rouge. The hardline communist movement used him as a figurehead as they seized power before putting him under house arrest in the royal palace with his family during their 1975-79 reign of terror. Sihanouk later condemned the Khmer Rouge, whose bloody ...

  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Barred opposition leader Rainsy urges probe into Cambodia 'election fraud'

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... register. Hun Sen, a former Khmer Rouge cadre who defected from the murderous regime, has vowed to rule until he is 74. He oversaw Cambodia's transformation from a nation devastated ... the Khmer Rouge and ushered in decades of peaceful development- has been enough to guarantee support. Hun Sen's confidence in his formidable party machine was so complete he took the unusual ...

  5. A nation with a tragic past

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... from the war taking place in neighbouring Vietnam. The Khmer Rouge rebels seized power in 1975. Under their leader Pol Pot, these radical communists are believed to be responsible for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians. It wasn't until 1978, that an invading Vietnamese army finally drove the Khmer Rouge from power. Today, Cambodia is one of the poorest ...

  6. Whole new ball game awaits Cambodians

    Posted May 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the players were orphaned by the Khmer Rouge. Officially, the Khmer Rouge's grip on power ended in 1979, but in the north of the country, they ruled until as recently as 1996. 'It is a very ... Alvin Sallay 'It is quite a big jump having been brought up on sevens' Six months ago, Cambodia became the 113th member of the International Rugby Board. Today, they will play ...

  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Fresh protests in Cambodia over disputed election results

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... embassies, including those of France, the United States, Britain and China over the coming days. Hun Sen- a 61-year-old former Khmer Rouge cadre who defected and oversaw Cambodia’s rise from ... over fiercely disputed elections that extended strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen’s near three-decade rule, following bloody protests last month. The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party ...

  8. Pol Pot- The History of a Nightmare

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Rouge past. Much easier to blame everything on Pol Pot or, as Philip Short posits, some brutal aspect of Khmer culture dating back 500 years. Short writes a clear history of Cambodia from ... defending the indefensible. Vietnam, acting largely alone, brought an end to Cambodia's nightmare. Short concludes, however, that 'trying the surviving Khmer Rouge leaders for past crimes ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    'Devil's advocate' lawyer Jacques Verges dies aged 88

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... communist head of state Khieu Samphan, on charges of crimes against humanity over the 1975-1979 Khmer Rouge rule. Then aged 86, the short, bespectacled Verges delivered a pithy riposte ... are suggestions that he fostered ties with Palestinian militants, that he passed through Congo- or that he lived in Khmer Rouge Cambodia. Agence France-Presse ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Cambodia’s Rithy Panh awarded Asian Filmmaker of the Year at Busan

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 06:44pm by AFP

    ... day,” Panh said. “(Film) prints will last only 150 years, if you have good condition of storage. This is not the case in Cambodia. Plus the Khmer Rouge destroyed everything. So we have a small ... Agence France-Presse in Busan Acclaimed Cambodian director Rithy Panh, whose family died in the Khmer Rouge genocide, received the Asian Filmmaker of the Year award at the Busan ...




SCMP.com Account