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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/634309/spectre-pol-pot-lingers-cambodia
  2. Cambodians deserve a chance of justice

    Posted Apr 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Justice for the victims of the Khmer Rouge's brutal rule of Cambodia is long overdue, but nearing: a tribunal to try surviving leaders is likely to start in the coming months. ... of civil war, five more of a Khmer Rouge insurgency and a government still comprising former members of the movement has meant the burying of such ideas. Internationally, while atrocities were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/545210/cambodians-deserve-chance-justice
  3. Root of all evil

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Francois Bizot was the only foreigner to survive imprisonment under the Khmer Rouge and Comrade Duch, the leader awaiting trial for the torture and slaughter of thousands. Still haunted ... in 2003, is unique because the author was one of just a few, and the only foreigner, who survived being captured and imprisoned by the Khmer Rouge. An estimated 1.7 million people died from hunger, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598891/root-all-evil
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504326/my-red-dress
  5. 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
  6. Wrangling delays justice

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Anne Hyland The Khmer Rouge trial, which is known by the clunky name of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, will try only a handful of senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge. It is a unique international crimes court in structure because it will be operated by the Cambodian government with the assistance of the UN. There is international funding for the trial to be held ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/580298/wrangling-delays-justice
  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Six Cambodian farmers killed in anti-tank mine blast

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 01:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Six Cambodian farmers were killed when their truck hit an old anti-tank mine planted by Khmer Rouge guerillas during the country’s civil war, police said ... A seventh man was seriously injured. “The anti-tank mine was left over from the civil war and it was planted by the Khmer Rouge soldiers to defend their area from the government forces,” Sy Kiri ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296872/six-cambodian-farmers-killed-anti-tank-mine-blast
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Don and Bridget Brewster of Agape International Missions on combating Cambodia's child sex traffickers

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Elaine Yau

    ... quality education." Don Brewster believes, however, that the child sex trade isn't simply a problem of poverty but stems from the moral collapse in Cambodia after the Khmer Rouge regime ... but it was destroyed as monks were executed. "Under the Khmer Rouge, women, men and children were all put in separate camps. Children at that time were used to being spied on. There were significant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1543646/don-and-bridget-brewster-agape-international-missions
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The flawed legacy of Norodom Sihanouk

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the murderous Khmer Rouge regime. Cambodia suffered, and so did Sihanouk: five of his 14 children were among the estimated 1.7 million people who perished. It is a poignant example of how his fate ... Cambodia into the Vietnam war, China backed the Khmer Rouge and Vietnam invaded, occupying between 1979 and 1990. Even after his return to usher in a new era of independence under UN oversight, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1063484/flawed-legacy-norodom-sihanouk
  10. News - Asia

    Briefs, October 24, 2012

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... accused them of shirking. AP   Khmer Rouge trial faces further delays PHNOM PENH- Cambodia's landmark trial of three former Khmer Rouge leaders faces fresh delays, the UN-backed court said, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1068244/briefs-october-24-2012

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