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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433662/death-tyrant
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1257111/cambodia-opposition-party-denounces-staged-rally-against-leader
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1191796/who-said-it
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/634309/spectre-pol-pot-lingers-cambodia
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. A grim picture

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

    ... with iron bars, mutilated and hacked with pick axes at the notorious Tuol Sleng secret prison of the Khmer Rouge. 'When the prisoners came to my room they were blindfolded,' recalled Nhem En, who became the Khmer Rouge's chief photographer in May 1976 when he was 16. He was at an age when most young men were chasing girls and enjoying a carefree existence rather than being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/580299/grim-picture

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