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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Cambodians deserve justice for a tragic past

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The genocidal rule of the Khmer Rouge still hangs heavily over Cambodia, 30 years after the ultra-Maoist group was ousted from power by invading Vietnamese forces. Economically, ... or sentenced for the regime's crimes. A court set up by Cambodia and the UN to hold the Khmer Rouge accountable began operating more than three years ago and has spent about US$50 million. Five ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. The Lost Executioner

    Posted Jul 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb The Lost Executioner by Nic Dunlop Bloomsbury, $135 Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge oversaw the deaths of two million Cambodians, fully one-third ... cadres would now be in their 30s and 40s. However, few Khmer Rouges have even been prosecuted for their crimes. How they live with themselves would make for fascinating reading. In the meantime, ...




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