42 years ago, on this day, Thursday, January 7th 2021, is the anniversary of the liberation of Cambodia from the notorious, and noxious, Pol Pot regime and the end of the Killing Fields. It is the day Cambodian survivors of that genocidal period describe as their second birthday.
January 7, 2021 marks the 42nd anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Before the Arab Spring, these countries were doing well in their development process.
As a boy, Moeun Chhean Nariddh witnessed the terrifying events in Kratie province.
Em Riem survived the Khmer Rouge era of terror. Today he has become an art icon in Cambodia. In an interview with Khmer Times he outlines the path to his success.
PM releases a statement to remember the overthrow of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Korm says he was lucky to have survived the Khmer Rouge reign of terror.
As a service to our readers, Khmer Times is pleased to publish the full version of Ek Tha’s latest book Long Love, Short Life. The book is being published in sections every Friday. Below is the second portion of the series.
Ao An was charged in 2015 with premeditated homicide and crimes against humanity.
As a service to our readers, Khmer Times is pleased to publish the full version of Ek Tha’s latest book Long Love, Short Life.
Ek Tha’s semi-autobiographical novel Long Love, Short Life has broken ground.
Media outlets across the world reported on his death, including the New York Times and the BBC, with the latter calling him a “symbol of Khmer Rouge horror”.
Kaing Guek Eav passed away aged 78 due to illness at 12.51 am yesterday.
Duch has been hospitalised after becoming ill while serving his life sentence.
After thirteen years of investigation into charges of crimes against humanity.
“During my stay in Ta Ngen commune, more agents were recruited for the resistance.”
The Documentation Centre of Cambodia opens a new centre in Takeo province.
The possibility of my father being imprisoned in Tuol Sleng never crossed my mind.
After the collapse of the Khmer Rouge regime, Cambodians began their search for relatives from whom they had been separated.
Banh vows to prevent any attempts to ruin Cambodia and Vietnam’s good relations.
It is 47 years ago today since the Khmer Rouge began to impose its extremist ideology of the communist revolution against on its own people.
Senior officials from Pailin say the province has exhibited significant progress.
“App-learning on Khmer Rouge history,” aims to educate the youth about this period.
Hun Sen has shared his memories of April 17, 1975 – the day when the Khmer Rouge took control of the country.
“…My daughter died when she was nine months old. I asked the Angkar if I could bury her, but they refused and threw her body into the river…”
Being a traditional artist in Cambodia is often synonymous with struggling to make ends meet, which discourages young people from pursuing a career in the field.
Bun Sen, a Cambodian woman who survived Khmer Rouge, used to think that she would never reunite with her beloved sister Bun Chea after almost 50 years of separation. But, one day, an incredible miracle happened.
Although 40 years have passed since the collapse of the genocidal Khmer Rouge era, the dark history of Cambodia still remains at the heart of its remaining survivors.
Hun Many highlights the Kingdom’s remarkable progress.
Besides drawing the world’s attention to the tragedies suffered by his nation, there was another poignant reason for writing the book: Yathay hoped to find his lost son.