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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. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 03:03am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Cambodians mark victory over Khmer Rouge The ruling Cambodian People's Party will today celebrate the 35th anniversary of the toppling of the Khmer Rouge regime by Vietnamese forces, with CPP lawmaker Cheam Reap promising the biggest festivities in years. But while the CPP marks the day ...

  3. PERFECT 10

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Tom Hilditch

    ... the red-chequered Khmer Rouge scarf, the Lara Croft khaki shorts, the Indiana Jones hat and the obligatory 'Danger- Landmine' T-shirt. Fashionistas should visit the second-hand section ... Pot's Security Prison 21. A school building in a quiet city neighbourhood, S-21 became the main interrogation centre of the Khmer Rouge. It has been left almost as it was found by liberating ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Nymph glands

    Posted Mar 15th 2009, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... from the ranks of Pol Pot's murderous Khmer Rouge, gives her a makeover and transforms her into an apsara armed with a gun, virtually everyone in Cambodia is going to have an opinion. Koke ... than 16,000 people were tortured and executed by Pol Pot, is far from impressed. 'We are not happy with these kinds of paintings; they affect the feelings of the [Khmer Rouge] victims ...

  6. Scarred for life

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Prize for his reporting on the fall of the Khmer Rouge who killed one quarter of Cambodians during the reign of terror. But Cambodia 'lost its soul', Brinkley writes, long before, ... the 1954-1975 Vietnam war, in a stab at wiping out Viet Cong who spilled over the border. The bombing inadvertently served as a recruitment campaign for ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge forces trained ...

  7. News - Asia

    Briefs, January 17, 2013

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... because shipping documents were similar to ones for a container of ivory seized in Hong Kong earlier this month. AP   Ex-Khmer Rouge head too sick to stand trial PHNOM PENH- The former head of state of Cambodia's notorious Khmer Rouge regime, now facing trial for crimes against humanity, has been sent to hospital. Khieu Samphan is the second defendant in the case to fall ill ...

  8. News - Asia

    Briefs, March 7, 2013

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... corrupt" institution in the communist country according to a recent World Bank-funded survey- have long been dogged by a poor public image. AFP Oldest Khmer Rouge defendant in hospital PHNOM PENH- A former Khmer Rouge leader on trial for genocide was in critical condition in hospital, his lawyer said, stoking fears that top figures in the murderous regime may never face justice. Ieng Sary, ...

  9. Trial and terror

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Susan Postlewaite

    ... The pre-trial hearing of Pol Pot's key woman commander is the latest attempt to bring the Khmer Rouge's ageing leaders to justice, writes Susan Postlewaite Wearing a white blouse and cardigan, the grey-haired, top-ranking woman leader in the Khmer Rouge sat steely-eyed as the court prosecutor described her reputation among survivors of Pol Pot's reign of terror. Ieng ...

  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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