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  1. Battle ground

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is not unique. Named after a bridge set afire (accidentally, villagers say) by the Khmer Rouge, its 107 families have been living in a ditch behind Otres Beach for six months since being driven from ... or Licadho, pointed out that private property was banned in the 1970s under the Khmer Rouge. Once the Vietnamese had driven Pol Pot from power, a collective approach to ownership was imposed. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Cambodians torn by reliving horrors at genocide trial

    Posted Feb 27th 2006, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... courthouse yesterday, where the horrors of the Khmer Rouge regime will be relived. Many Cambodians would prefer to forget the genocide undertaken by the Khmer Rouge nearly three decades ago when up ... to see the court where the long-awaited trials of several Khmer Rouge leaders will take place. Bou Meng, 64, will be a witness when they start next year. 'I'm motivated to be here ...

  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia's killing fields: the 'story' becomes history

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:50am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Sentencing of two former Khmer Rouge leaders opens new chapter in schools' lessons on a genocide once whitewashed from textbooks 'Story' of the killing fields now history Pointing at photographs of two former Khmer Rouge leaders a day after they were sentenced to life in jail, history teacher Ung Ratha asks his students whether justice ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by STAFF

    ... The verdicts taught me more about the leaders of the Khmer Rouge, the torture and other things they did Cambodian student Khun Monalisa, 18, on the convictions of Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan for crimes against humanity in the 1970 s   On the stolen emails alone, if I am a spy, I am really pretty damn bad at it Next Media executive Mark Simon on insinuations that he works ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:27am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Cambodian war crimes court unveils verdict The UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal gives a verdict in the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea. The verdict concerns the first phase of the trial, focused mainly on the forced movement of people and the execution of soldiers following ...

  7. Who said it?

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The crimes by Kaing Guek Eav were undoubtedly among the worst in recorded human history A judge ruling on an appeal by Duch (pictured), who ran the Khmer Rouge's Tuol Sleng prison Trump is such a cartoon character, an endorsement- no matter who he chooses- is like Bugs Bunny making an endorsement A Democrat's view of Donald Trump's (pictured) support ...

  8. Pick of the programme

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... of the documentary directing prize at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. S21, The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (Director: Rithy Panh, 2003) A gripping, often harrowing, account of S21, one of the Khmer Rouge's torture chambers, as recounted by inmates and their interrogators, who meet face to face- but with the roles reversed. Francois Chalais Award winner at Cannes in 2003. Bloody Sunday ...

  9. S21

    Posted Oct 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A documentary directed by a former prisoner of the Khmer Rouge torture and death centre in Phnom Penh. Two former guards return to the infamous prison and re-enact their brutal routines with surviving victims. Winner of this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival prize for the best documentary. Sat, 5.40pm, Oct 20, 9.40pm, Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public ...

  10. Don't do as I do, just do as I say!

    Posted Dec 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... I don't know about you, but quoting chairman Mao Zedong on freedom of expression is a bit like taking lessons on nation-building from Pol Pot. The late Khmer Rouge leader, I once read, ...




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