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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. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Research centre to highlight Cambodia's brutal history

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Brutal history highlighted Looking like a futuristic descendant of Angkor Wat, with a cluster of chiselled forms poking above the trees, a genocide museum and research institute, designed by London-based Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, is to be built in Cambodia. Unveiled 35 years on from the brutal reign of the Khmer Rouge, the Sleuk Rith Institute will incorporate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1614680/research-centre-highlight-cambodias-brutal-history
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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 ...

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

    Lavish Phnom Penh procession to enshrine former Cambodian king Sihanouk

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... the murderous Khmer Rouge regime and finally peace. Many elderly Cambodians credit him with overseeing a rare period of political stability in the 1950s and 1960s, following independence, until the brutal Khmer Rouge emerged in the 1970s. “I pray for his soul and power to help look after us forever. He was a very good king for all of us,” said Chab Sean, 63. Sihanouk’s embalmed body lay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551950/lavish-phnom-penh-procession-enshrine-former-cambodian-king-sihanouk
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hope floats: Cambodia's ethnic Vietnamese forced to live on the water

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Laura Villadiego

    ... Laura Villadiego, the latest Khmer Rouge trial has given rise to a little optimism. Pictures by Vincenzo Floramo. With a smile, 62-year-old Sreng Talong remembers being deported from his home country. The expulsion saved his life. It was in late 1975, a few months after the Khmer Rouge had taken power in Cambodia, and the ultra-Maoist regime was sending ethnic Vietnamese, such as Sreng ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1592212/hope-floats
  10. 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

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