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  1. The Lost Executioner: A Story of the Khmer Rouge

    Posted Nov 20th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Burke

    ... Andrew Burke The Lost Executioner: A Story of the Khmer Rouge by Nic Dunlop Bloomsbury, $246 For 30 years Cambodians have wondered how their country descended into a nightmare of violence and death under the Khmer Rouge. When Pol Pot died in 1998, several Cambodians, to my surprise, told me they weren't happy to see the back of Brother No 1 because 'now we will never know ...

  2. Life in the wake of a Khmer Rouge atrocity

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the 24-year-old was kidnapped and executed by the Khmer Rouge, the loss of a son is no easier to bear. 'It never gets any easier- I don't think it ever could,' said Mr Chappell, 66, at his ... 11, 1994, the couple were driving back with a third westerner, Tina Dominy, 23, from Phnom Penh after buying supplies for their restaurant, the Cafe Rendezvous. They were stopped at a Khmer ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. My Red Dress

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loung witnesses a captured Khmer Rouge being condemned in public. She rushes to punch him, but is shoved aside by two angry women who brutally kill him. It could just as easily have been Loung ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Don't do as I do, just do as I say!

    Posted Dec 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... I don't know about you, but quoting chairman Mao Zedong on freedom of expression is a bit like taking lessons on nation-building from Pol Pot. The late Khmer Rouge leader, I once read, ...

  7. Bereaved father longs for justice after 11 years

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Lamma man says Blair full of empty promises since his son was murdered by Khmer Rouge The Hong Kong-based father of a Briton executed by the Khmer Rouge 11 years ago has ... and Wilkinson ran a restaurant. They were executed the next morning. A foot soldier who fired one of the bullets, peasant-farmer Chuon Mean, was jailed for 15 years in 1995. But the Khmer Rouge ...

  8. Evil's smiling face

    Posted Oct 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... memoir of a distant time and alien land. But this is no ordinary memoir, as the title, Daughter of the Killing Fields, attests. It details a life shaped by the Khmer Rouge's barbaric plan ... on the losing side- were among the 1.7 million killed as the Khmer Rouge dragged Cambodia through one of the 20th century's worst genocides. She endured labour camps and forced marches during four ...

  9. 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 ... for the Khmer team. One riddled with obstacles. And win or lose today, the fact that they will be on the artificial pitch at Sports Road is in itself a victory according to coach Hawea Tomoana, ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Dec 05th 2005, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... Mount Kellett Rd, The Peak, free. Inquiries: www.matilda.org Film S21 The Khmer Rouge Death Machine Based on survivor and torturer testimonies, Rithy Panh's documentary about the Khmer Rouge's horrific detention camp, Security Office 21. In French and Cambodian with English subtitles. Today, 7pm, Mediatheque Alliance Francaise, 52 Jordan Rd, Jordan, free. Inquiries: 2730 3257 ...




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