Cambodian Genocide

Khmer Rouge chief Nuon Chea expresses 'remorse' over regime's crimes

A tourist walks past a portrait photo of former Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea at the Tuol Sleng genocide museum in Phnom Penh. Photo: AP

The Khmer Rouge's former number two admitted for the first time yesterday he felt responsibility and remorse for the actions of a regime blamed for the deaths of up to two million people in the late 1970s.

Friday, 31 May, 2013, 2:02am

Criminalise denial of Khmer Rouge atrocities, Hun Sen says

Cambodian students mark the annual 'Day of Anger' at a killing fields memorial. Photo: AFP

Cambodia's prime minister says he wants a law to punish people who deny that atrocities occurred during the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime, apparently trying to link his political rivals to the widely despised movement.

29 May 2013 - 1:24am

Pol Pot's deputy Nuon Chea deemed fit for war crimes trial

Former Khmer Rouge leader "Brother Number Two" Nuon Chea. Photo: AFP

Pol Pot's former deputy Nuon Chea is fit to continue with his trial for war crimes and genocide, doctors told Cambodia's Khmer Rouge court yesterday following the death of a co-defendant. "From a physical point of view, I felt he is well enough to continue with the trial," Professor John Campbell, a geriatrician from New Zealand, told the UN-backed tribunal.

26 Mar 2013 - 5:36am

Who said it?

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

4 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Inspector Singh Investigates: A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree

Inspector Singh Investigates: A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree by Shamini Flint Piatkus

Inspector Singh has become itinerant again. Having solved a murder mystery that took place in a law office in his native low-crime Singapore, in last year's instalment of this series, book four takes the Sikh sleuth to one of Asia's more lawless cities, Phnom Penh.

8 May 2011 - 12:00am

Decent exposure

The title of the Third Guangzhou Photo Biennial is Sightings: Searching for the Truth - in Chinese, literally 'to see more clearly'. The show offers a search for the truth, or versions of it.

28 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Forever Until Now

Fourteen Cambodian artists including Em Satya (Battle At The Sea Of Love, left), Svay Ken, Vann Nath and Duong Saree, explore the human condition from the perspective of modern Khmer culture using paintings, sculpture, film and photography. Until Mar 22: Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, G/F, 10 Chancery Lane, SoHo.

2 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Tortured by memories of Tuol Sleng

THE ambassador could not make it and I cannot say I blame him. Paul Redicliffe is Her Brittanic Majesty's ambassador to Cambodia. We were to have lunch in an exquisite French restaurant called La Pacha where all ambassadorial, political and royal types eat in Phnom Penh. The problem was that His Excellency was poorly.

23 Apr 1995 - 12:00am