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Khmer Rouge Regime

WATCH: Khmer Rouge Legacy Still Haunts Cambodia

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.09.2013 | World

More than 1.7 million people perished during the rule of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia (approximately 21 percent of the country's population at the time...

CNN Hero Aki Ra Disarms Land Mines In Cambodia He Placed Decades Earlier

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Aki Ra, leader of the nonprofit Cambodian Self Help Demining team, works to make his country more safe by clearing land mines on a daily basis. He est...

Enemies of the People Are People we Know

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

Cambodian Thet Sambath, a short man with a big smile, and British co-director Rob Lemkin, in The Enemies of the People seek to understand why a horrific orgy of killing happened.

Kaing Guek Eav, Khmer Rouge Prison Chief, Could Get 40 Years

AP | SOPHENG CHEANG and LUKE HUNT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The prison chief being tried for running a Khmer Rouge torture center apologized but said he was only following orders an...

Khmer Rouge Trial: Television Helps Spread Word To Nation

GlobalPost | Brendan Brady | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- When the former Khmer Rouge prison chief, Kaing Ghek Eav, first took the stand eight months ago, most Cambodians had scarce kn...

Why a Small Team of Americans is Going to Spend November in Cambodia

Stephen Macfarlane | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Macfarlane

A burgeoning international interest in the war crimes tribunal of Kaing Guek Eav (aka Duch, who ran Tuol Sleng and other camps like personal fiefdoms) forces attention back to the photographs.

"The Conscience of Nhem En" On HBO: A Review

Elyssa Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Elyssa Spitzer

The premise of the film is powerful because the reality of the Khmer Rouge is horrifying. Do not watch it if the aim is to see something uplifting that makes you think positively about humanity.

Khmer Rouge Trials: Duch Calls Pol Pot A 'Murderer'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The former chief jailer for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge blamed the group's late leader Pol Pot for its murderous policies as h...

Corruption Allegations Could Threaten Khmer Rouge Trials

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Even as Khmer Rouge trials in Cambodia gain momentum with compelling testimony from the regime's chief torturer, allegations of corruption among the t...

Khmer Rouge Defendent: US Policies Enabled Cambodian Genocide

News 24 | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The man accused of serving as the Khmer Rouge's chief torturer testified on Monday that US policies in the 1970s contributed to the brutal regime's ri...

Khmer Rouge Defendant Admits Guilt, Expresses 'Heartfelt Sorrow'

AP | GRANT PECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The man accused of being the Khmer Rouge's chief torturer put down his prepared speech, removed his eyeglasses and gazed ...

Once isolated from the outside world, Cambodia jumps online

WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Monks head online in Phnom Penh. Several decades ago under the communist Khmer Rouge, Cambodia was isolated and cut off from much of the outs...