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  1. Food for thought

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... that the Vietnamese were coming. 'We feared the Vietnamese, what would they do to us? Would they think we were Khmer Rouge? So we packed what we could and headed for the Thai border, where, we were told, ... in a tiny kitchen at the back of an eatery that has seating for no more than a dozen diners. It is a wonder Chenda Im is in the country of his birth at all, after his experiences with the Khmer ...

  2. Aki Ra

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Nadine Bateman

    ... Nadine Bateman WAR GAMES I know I was born in 1970 but I don't know what month or day. I have never celebrated my birthday. My parents were killed by the Khmer Rouge when I was five years old. I never knew anything about my life before that. I was brought up in the jungle with many other orphaned children and we became child soldiers for the Khmer Rouge. We weren't ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Former torturer pensive and polite for hearing

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Anne Hyland in Phnom Penh The former head of the Khmer Rouge's notorious security prison S-21, Kaing Guek Eav, was driven to court yesterday in a bulletproof Land Cruiser, even though ... developing status, and how much damage was wreaked by the Khmer Rouge, which abolished the country's currency and exterminated most of the country's educated class. The low public turnout ...

  5. Disorder in the court

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer The former leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, with the blood of the 1975-1979 genocide victims on their hands, are resting easy: their chances of ever going to jail ... and sentenced in a matter of weeks. Almost one-third of the three-year time frame the United Nations allotted for a Khmer Rouge tribunal has already passed, and squabbling is still taking place ...

  6. Killing Fields legacy threatens boom times

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Cambodia's record economic growth is under attack from an old enemy, the Khmer Rouge, writes Anne Hyland in Phnom Penh Cambodia is being held back by the lack of an educated elite ... to a boom, is the lack of human resources, with so much of the professional class wiped out 30 years ago,' said Christopher Wood, chief strategist at CLSA. The Khmer Rouge terrorised Cambodia ...

  7. Cambodia has waited too long to see justice

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The motives that drove Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime to launch a reign of terror which cost almost 2 million lives are difficult to comprehend. And so is the failure to bring any of the perpetrators to justice. Cambodia today marks the 30th anniversary of the day Pol Pot seized power. The nation is still deeply scarred by the wounds inflicted by the brutal tyrant. The Khmer Rouge ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Genocide trial a tough way to end 30-year UN career

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Twenty-seven years ago Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime exterminated 1.7 million of its own citizens. Attempts at selective amnesia have been effective and many young Cambodians have trouble accepting the brutality of the genocide. And the history of the Khmer Rouge's reign is given only a passing reference in school textbooks. That is why the trial is necessary, says Ms Lee. 'Cambodians ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Record label boss is helping musicians reach an audience

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by Mathew Scott

    ... artists", a line-up that includes Tasmanian singer-songwriter Zoe Zac, Honey Bucket from Portland, Oregon, Indian all-girl punk band The Vinyl Records, and a compilation of pre-Khmer Rouge Cambodian ...




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