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.
After 41 years since the joint victory, under the reign of the Cambodian King, the leadership of Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and the management of Prime Minister Hun Sen, Cambodia has achieved several profound accomplishments.
In order to celebrate the 43rd Anniversary of the Commemoration Day of Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s Historical Journey leading to the overthrow of Pol Pot’s genocidal regime, on Sunday, there was an exhibition on the historical period displayed at Koh Thma Documentation Centre.
From April 30, 1977, to May 1, 1978, Pol Pot’s army conducted massive invasions of Vietnam territory. From March, 26, 1978, the Vietnamese Army shifted from defence to attack against Khmer Rouge troops.
The Commemoration Day of the Historical Journey to Overthrow Pol Pot.
PM left for Hanoi to attend the funeral of former Vietnamese president Le Duc Anh.
PM blasts the US for rallying behind the removal of Prince Norodom Sihanouk in 1970.
Prime Minister Hun Sen today blasted the United States for rallying behind the removal of Prince Norodom Sihanouk in 1970 and accused it of supporting Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge.
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre has lashed out at the United States for comments made on Facebook accusing China of supporting Pol Pot’s regime from 1975 to 1979.
There has been an ebb and flow in Cambodia’s relations with Vietnam, 40 years after Vietnamese troops helped ‘liberate’ the country from the yoke of the genocidal Khmer Rouge, writes Cheunboran Chanborey.
Vannath is encouraging women to participate in tackling political and social issues.
Written by Kim Pichpinun, “Sad Wedding Music” gives readers another aspect of the suffering of one person who had encountered two different miserable times during the time of Lon Nol and Pol Pot. Published by Khmer Writers Association in 1998, the book earned the 2nd prize of 7 January Literature Award in 1997.
November 16, 2018, is a historical date – not only for Cambodia but also for all humanity. It gives hope that all perpetrators of mass crimes, regardless of who they are, will be punished. A small step has been taken in Phnom Penh in this long march towards international criminal justice.
A meeting at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum reviewed a project to preserve about 400,000 records from Pol Pot’s brutal regime.
Russia and Cambodia remain good friends and bilateral ties are rooted in the 1980s when Russians gave a helping hand to Cambodians, who had just overcome the hardship of the Pol Pot regime, writes H.E. Dmitry Tsvetkov.
Yeang Sakuny was determined to break the glass ceiling in the country’s literature. She published a book of her own, detailing how people died and survived in 1975.
The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts on Monday launched the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum Archives Preservation and Digitization Project.
The Khmer Rouge tribunal’s pre-trial chamber will consider an appeal challenging its decision to dismiss Case 004/01 against Im Chaem.