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  1. Ex-Khmer Rouge warriors enlist in battle for the Lord

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... geriatric mass murderers and, since missionaries arrived to claim the souls of its damned, Jesus. Pailin's reputation as the last bastion of the Khmer Rouge- from where its remnants fought ... there are landmines everywhere from the war, malaria is rife, and most of all because of the Khmer Rouge, which everyone knows is cruel,' he said. 'But it was the Lord's will.' Now his ...

  2. Enemies of the People

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui In Rob Lemkin and Thet Sam Bath's documentary about the Khmer Rouge's murderous four-year grip on Cambodia, the extremist collective's ideologue Nuon Chea- ... million of them, in fact- a catastrophe the country has yet to fully recover from. Nuon Chea had, until then, never spoken about his role in the killings. He did so just as Khmer Rouge leaders ...

  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. Spectre of Pol Pot lingers in Cambodia

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a suspected heart attack in a tiny jungle redoubt near the Thai border, the irony is chilling. Pol Pot and his clique of ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge counted Buddhist monks and other followers ... a twisted ideology to the extent of its internal logic. Doctors, teachers, accountants- anyone with glasses- were shot or had their skulls smashed as the victorious Khmer Rouge emptied the capital ...

  5. Time to face history

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... From hospital bed to prison cell, Khieu Samphan is running out of time, Anne Hyland reports Khieu Samphan was lying on his sickbed when the police finally arrived. The former Khmer Rouge ... Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal is preparing to bring Khmer Rouge leaders to justice. Khieu Samphan has spent most of the past 30 years denying responsibility for the deaths of 1.7 million Cambodians ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Effort needed to heal the scars of Cambodia

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to fulfil its aim of providing the reconciliation that Cambodians need to move beyond the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge regime. But it is at least an effort to fill that void. How ... chosen by him and are used to following his instructions. Embarrassments for Mr Hun Sen are likely as a result of evidence. He and many in his government were Khmer Rouge members. China, one ...

  8. 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), ...

  9. Battle ground

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is not unique. Named after a bridge set afire (accidentally, villagers say) by the Khmer Rouge, its 107 families have been living in a ditch behind Otres Beach for six months since being driven from ... or Licadho, pointed out that private property was banned in the 1970s under the Khmer Rouge. Once the Vietnamese had driven Pol Pot from power, a collective approach to ownership was imposed. ...

  10. Dancing in Shadows

    Posted Jan 06th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... in his untimely death. In May 1993 an increasingly belligerent Khmer Rouge attacked and briefly occupied the town of Siem Reap in a defiant attempt to frighten voters and disrupt elections. ... refused to permit UN access to their guerilla zones and continually obstructed the peace process. UN battalions were helpless in the face of Khmer Rouge attacks. As Widyono points out, the UN ...




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