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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Protecting witnesses key in land where fear lingers

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... With trials of senior Khmer Rouge leaders finally on the horizon, witness protection- and the lack of it- has become an important issue in Cambodia, writes Anne Hyland Oum Puom, 76, wants to stand up in the court of Cambodia's UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal and ask the question that the vast majority of his fellow citizens have wanted answered for 30 years. 'I want to ask ...

  7. Talking points

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a fast-track approval system for new medicines and clinical trials. Ailing Khmer Rouge accused may go free Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal will announce whether Ieng Thirith (pictured), ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... villa near Milan. Senior Khmer Rouge members face genocide tribunal The most senior surviving members of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime- former president Khieu Samphan, 'Brother ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodians bid farewell to ex-king ahead of cremation

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 05:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... in 2004 after steering Cambodia through six decades marked by independence from France, civil war, the murderous Khmer Rouge regime, his own exile and finally peace. Sihanouk- a self-confessed ... General Lon Nol in 1970, he aligned himself with the Khmer Rouge, only to be placed under house arrest as the communist regime terrorised the nation. Before the Vietnamese toppled the Khmer Rouge ...




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