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  1. Expat Chinese a source of mainland inspiration

    Posted Mar 14th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... which details his three months in detention by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in 1971. Bizot is the only westerner to have survived imprisonment by the group. During his detention, he befriended ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Court rules Ieng Thirith, Pol Pot's sister-in-law, is unfit to stand trial

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... 'First Lady' of Khmer Rouge set to be freed Cambodia's war crimes court yesterday ordered the release of Ieng Thirith, dubbed the "First Lady" of the murderous Khmer Rouge ... a handful of people brought before a court for atrocities during the Khmer Rouge era. The accused "suffers from a progressive, degenerative illness [likely to be Alzheimer's ...

  4. A nation with a tragic past

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... from the war taking place in neighbouring Vietnam. The Khmer Rouge rebels seized power in 1975. Under their leader Pol Pot, these radical communists are believed to be responsible for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians. It wasn't until 1978, that an invading Vietnamese army finally drove the Khmer Rouge from power. Today, Cambodia is one of the poorest ...

  5. World wants to know what made Duch a killer

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... by the Khmer Rouge, delve into the mind of Kaing Guek Eav, who is better known by his nom de guerre Duch. Duch was at the heart of the killing machine of the Khmer Rouge- the ultra-Maoist regime ... people through overwork, starvation, illness or execution, as the Khmer Rouge pursued its crazed ideology, stunned the world. Now Cambodians want answers from Duch, who was earlier this week ...

  6. Gone, but not forgotten

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... back when old men and women warned Ith Chhun the Khmer Rouge were nearby. While journalists were getting killed on forays from Phom Penh, I reported for the Chicago Tribune on villages terrorised by Khmer Rouge executions and on high-level corruption in the capital. These memories flashed by as I read recently of the passing in New Jersey of Dith Pran, the Cambodian interpreter who ...

  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia opposition party denounces 'staged' rally against leader

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:01pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... saying that exhibits at a Khmer Rouge-era genocide museum in Phnom Penh were faked. Sokha has denied the allegations, and his party says the campaign against him is politically motivated. On Friday, the Southeast Asian nation’s legislature approved a bill making it a crime to deny atrocities were committed by the country’s genocidal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. Critics worry the law ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... this A survivor of the Khmer Rouge on the death of the movement's co-founder, Ieng Sary ...

  10. 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 ...




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