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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Obama arrives in Cambodia for Asean summit

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 08:39pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh Making history twice within hours, President Barack Obama on Monday became the first US president to set foot in Cambodia, a country once known for its Khmer ... with helping the country emerge from the horrors of the 1970s Khmer Rouge reign, when systematic genocide left 1.7 million dead. Vietnam invaded and ousted that regime in 1979. By 1985, Hun Sen had ...

  3. The Film: The Flute Player

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The compelling story of one man's historic fight against the legacy of the Khmer Rouge. Arn Chorn Pond was nine in 1975 when the regime seized power. He survived it by playing his flute to entertain his captors and eventually escaped to the United States, where he works to revive Cambodia's indigenous music. In English and Khmer with English subtitles. Wed, 7pm. ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a fast-track approval system for new medicines and clinical trials. Ailing Khmer Rouge accused may go free Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal will announce whether Ieng Thirith (pictured), ... was predicted in 1964 from equations drawn up by Peter Higgs (pictured) at Edinburgh University. The Higgs boson is the last remaining piece of the Standard Model, a set of mathematical rules ...

  5. News - Asia

    Hun Sen aims to rule until he is 90

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... and stability in a country plagued by desperate poverty and nearly destroyed under the Khmer Rouge regime. Obama's visit, the first by a United States president, comes because Cambodia is hosting ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh Strongman aims to rule 'until he is 90' US President Barack Obama arrived in Cambodia last night having just won four more years in office, ...

  6. Cambodia has waited too long to see justice

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The motives that drove Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime to launch a reign of terror which cost almost 2 million lives are difficult to comprehend. And so is the failure to bring any of the perpetrators to justice. Cambodia today marks the 30th anniversary of the day Pol Pot seized power. The nation is still deeply scarred by the wounds inflicted by the brutal tyrant. The Khmer Rouge ...

  7. Disorder in the court

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer The former leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, with the blood of the 1975-1979 genocide victims on their hands, are resting easy: their chances of ever going to jail ... that justice in Cambodia can be swift when those in power want it to be: political opponents of Hun Sen and others deemed obstructive to his autocratic rule have in recent years been accused, tried ...

  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodians bid farewell to ex-king ahead of cremation

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 05:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... in 2004 after steering Cambodia through six decades marked by independence from France, civil war, the murderous Khmer Rouge regime, his own exile and finally peace. Sihanouk- a self-confessed ... General Lon Nol in 1970, he aligned himself with the Khmer Rouge, only to be placed under house arrest as the communist regime terrorised the nation. Before the Vietnamese toppled the Khmer Rouge ...

  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Thousands protest in Cambodia as opposition rejects poll result

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 09:50pm by Reuters

    ... rule of the Khmer Rouge. Analysts aren’t writing off the chances of the politically ruthless leader extending his 28-year rule, but even by his government’s count, the election represents ... the victory claimed by long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen, who shows no sign of stepping aside. The election revealed widespread unhappiness with his iron-fisted rule, and the opposition Cambodia ...


    Cambodia government rejects opposition call for election inquiry

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 03:41pm by Reuters in Phnom Penh

    ... in 1998, after decades of war and turmoil including the 1975-79 “Killing Fields” rule of the Khmer Rouge. Prolonged wrangling over the result and a weakened Hun Sen could raise uncertainty over ... the electoral system is heavily biased in favour of the ruling party and Transparency International Cambodia, which monitored the election, said it was “very concerned about the disenfranchisement ...




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