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  1. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/436371/film-flute-player
  2. Death of a tyrant

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... stories have the smallest beginnings. The death of Pol Pot in April 1998 was like that. Hearing rumours of instability in the secretive jungle camps of the last remaining Khmer Rouge, I headed ... into the crudely fortified no man's land loosely demarcating the border, ending at a line of bamboo stakes and razor wire. Like an emissary from hell, a Khmer Rouge spokesman emerged from the steaming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433662/death-tyrant
  3. Cambodia has much to celebrate on anniversary

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of Southeast Asian Nations. The rise to international and regional acceptance would have been unthinkable in the 1970s during the China-backed Khmer Rouge's murderous reign of terror or the 1980s, ... in Khmer Rouge atrocities. Only in 1991, when a peace deal was struck between political factions in Paris, were Cambodians given a glimpse of their future. The formal end of fighting between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/434048/cambodia-has-much-celebrate-anniversary
  4. What's On

    Posted Dec 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Directed by Jocelyn Glatzer, the film is about Arn Chorn Pond, a gifted flutist and human rights leader. As a boy, he witnessed torture during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror during ... Cambodian music. In English and Khmer with English subtitles, The Flute Player will be showing at 7pm. Tickets cost $70 (non-Asia Society members), $50 (members) and $30 (full-time students). ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/436558/whats
  5. Double amputee Trailwalking

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... compete in the 100km Trailwalker, which starts tomorrow. Mr Moon was also one of the few westerners to survive being captured by the notorious Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. After being taken hostage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433596/double-amputee-trailwalking
  6. The Planner

    Posted Nov 29th 2003, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... historic fight against the legacy of the Khmer Rouge. Arn Chorn Pond was nine in 1975 when the Khmer regime seized power. He survived by playing his flute to entertain his captors. He eventually escaped to the US. In English and Khmer with English subtitles. Wed, 7pm. Visual Arts Centre, 2 Kennedy Rd, $30-$50. Inquiries: 2103 9508 Night Scene Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra Big band jazz ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/436242/planner
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423284/watchful-world-ensures-despots-no-longer-above-law
  8. Scandals and rouge traders

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by John Church

    ... John Church In Hong Kong, business is never dull. Its role as the city's de facto religion has frequently thrust the business world to the forefront of Hong Kong life, and reporting the big business stories has grown to be a key component of the Sout ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433695/scandals-and-rouge-traders
  9. Sri Lanka looks for leadership as the peace process falters

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Mark Williams

    ... and complicate still further peace moves. The Sinhalese nationalist JVP- or People's Liberation Front- launched two vicious Khmer Rouge-style insurrections in the 1970s and 80s that left up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/439422/sri-lanka-looks-leadership-peace-process-falters
  10. Call yourself a dictator?

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... 20 million of his own people through starvation and genocide- and the world did nothing. Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot ordered the killing of 1.7 million Cambodians and still died a free man ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438764/call-yourself-dictator

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