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  • Khmer Rouge verdict

    Khmer Rouge verdict

    Gut-churning visuals of a row of skulls of the victims of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia confirm what they call the “Nuremberg moment” ~ a horrendous phase that alas has lapsed in the limbo of history. The chief significance of Friday’s judgment must be that two most senior Khmer Rouge leaders, who are still …

    November 18, 2018
  • Saving the past

    Saving the past

    When I was 10 years old, I saw a film about the Killing Fields,” Lomorpich Rithy recalls. “I said, OK, that’s a Cambodian-Hollywood film. “But 15 years later, it’s still all about the Khmer Rouge. Khmer Rouge and Angkor Wat are the only two things that outside people know about us. What about my generation?” …

    November 12, 2017
  • Court upholds life imprisonment for Khmer Rouge leaders

    Court upholds life imprisonment for Khmer Rouge leaders

    The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia ratified the life sentence on the last alive Khmer Rouge leaders for their crimes against humanity.

    November 23, 2016