Some historical facts such as the liberation day on 7th January has been over-politicised. Two conflicting narratives prevail and dominate the social and political discourses in the Kingdom.
The government yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of Victory Day by hosting a massive celebration attended by thousands at Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh.
PM says the gov’t is open to discussions with rival political parties and NGOs.
The government will today mark the 40th anniversary of the January 7 Victory Day, the turning point of war between the Khmer Rouge and the Vietnamese-backed forces of Prime Minister Hun Sen in 1979.
The annual celebration of the Victory Day – the commemoration of the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime – is all set for today, January 7, after extensive planning and rehearsals done weeks before the special occasion.
Annually on May 9 Russia celebrates one of its main holidays – Victory Day.