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  1. First They Killed My Father

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan First They Killed My Father by Loung Ung Tantor Audio (audiobook) In 1979, four years after her family escaped Phnom Penh for the countryside, Loung Ung made it to her uncle's village in Kompong Speu province. There, she pretended to have no memory of her years, from five to nine, living under Khmer Rouge rule, when Pol Pot was trying to turn Cambodia ...

  2. 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), ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... villa near Milan. Senior Khmer Rouge members face genocide tribunal The most senior surviving members of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime- former president Khieu Samphan, 'Brother ...

  4. Food for thought

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... that the Vietnamese were coming. 'We feared the Vietnamese, what would they do to us? Would they think we were Khmer Rouge? So we packed what we could and headed for the Thai border, where, we were told, ... in a tiny kitchen at the back of an eatery that has seating for no more than a dozen diners. It is a wonder Chenda Im is in the country of his birth at all, after his experiences with the Khmer ...

  5. Scarred for life

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Prize for his reporting on the fall of the Khmer Rouge who killed one quarter of Cambodians during the reign of terror. But Cambodia 'lost its soul', Brinkley writes, long before, ... the 1954-1975 Vietnam war, in a stab at wiping out Viet Cong who spilled over the border. The bombing inadvertently served as a recruitment campaign for ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge forces trained ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... over a patent dispute involving Samsung's Galaxy tablet, which has been a setback for Samsung in its attempt to close the gap with Apple in the tablet market. Talks on fitness of Khmer Rouge pair to stand trial Cambodia's United Nations-backed war crimes tribunal holds a hearing to discuss whether two of its four Khmer Rouge defendants are fit to stand trial. The trial ...

  7. letters

    Posted May 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the two parties. Minnie Poon Kin-kwan How power can create monsters The crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge in the late 1970s at the Tuol Sleng, or S-21, torture centre in Cambodia, were terrible. ...

  8. Julien Poulson, lead guitarist, Cambodian Space Project

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... disappeared in the Khmer Rouge's killing fields. 4. Flying Shoes- Townes Van Zandt I believe Van Zandt was one of the greatest country/folk songwriters of all time. Flying Shoes is especially ... of rock'n'roll and longtime badass of rockabilly. Their version of this song live on Letterman is smoking hot. 3. Baby Lady-Boy- Pan Ron I don't know the real title- it's in Khmer ...

  9. Revival instinct

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... to join the group, she would listen to music on her cellphone. She was enjoying a tradition from before Pol Pot and his genocidal regime, the Khmer Rouge, came to power in 1975. 'There ... to have been killed by the Khmer Rouge, which wanted to destroy culture and return the country to a misconceived agrarian utopia. 'So that meant targeting musicians, destroying all ...

  10. Inspector Singh Investigates: A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... observer at a war crimes trial, where the defendants are ex-Khmer Rouge officials and militiamen accused of committing atrocities during Pol Pot's reign. But during the trial, a serial killer ... Khmer (except for the language, whose written form resembles, for him, 'so many earthworms'), but Singh is mistaken in assuming he's visiting a communist country. Cambodia ...




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