Former Phnom Penh Governor Kep Chuk Tema sobs during the annual 'Day of Anger' at the Choeung Ek killing fields memorial in Phnom Penh on May 20, 2013. More than 1,000 Cambodians joined an emotional re-enactment of a Khmer Rouge massacre at a 'Day of Anger' memorial on May 20, calling for swift justice for the victims.
My innocent relatives were killed by the Khmer Rouge, so I could never forget the time they were in power
I urge the Khmer Rouge tribunal to speed up their task. Why do they take so long when Cambodians want to see justice and are keen to know who are the real killers?More quotes »
Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal staff goes on strike
tribunal is seeking justice for the estimated 1.7 million people who died due to the extremist policies of the communist Khmer Rouge's 1970s rule.Cambodian staff members have been working without pay since December. They also face the prospect of not receiving Read more »
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Cambodian film on Pol Pot rule wins Cannes prize
documents experiences of director’s family under the Khmer Rouge A French-Cambodian film, “The Missing Picture,” which explores the bloody history of Pol Pot’s dictatorship in late 1970s Cambodia, has won the “Un Certain Regard” prize at the Cannes Film Festival. 1:33 AM from Gulfnews Read more »
Cambodian documentary wins Cannes prize for innovative cinema
Manquante' (The Missing Picture) telling the story of how Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh's family perished under the Khmer Rouge regime won the top prize in the second most important competition at the Cannes film festival on Saturday in the category Un Certain 5/25/13 from Voice of Russia Read more »
Political Pics on Khmer Rouge and Palestinian Occupation Win Cannes Prizes
It's not the first time a documentary has won a top prize in Cannes -- Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" paved the way in 2004 -- but it's still a rare day in France when nonfiction takes center stage. On Saturday, the awards in the Un Certain Regard sideb 5/25/13 from Indie Wire Read more »
Documentary on Khmer Rouge hell wins award at Cannes
to hear verdicts on their alleged part in the atrocities. Led by "Brother Number One" Pol Pot, who died in 1998, the Khmer Rouge emptied cities and abolished money and schools in a bid to create an agrarian paradise. Up to two million people were executed 5/25/13 from Hurriet Daily News Read more »
Cannes 2013. Fragile History: Rithy Panh's "The Missing Picture"
the dark whimsy of the Jodorowsky, trading it instead for a grave retelling of Rithy Panh's childhood in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge. A recreation of the era and Panh's personal anecdotes is accomplished through the creation of countless clay figures—carved from Mubi.com Read more »