The Khmer Rouge leader’s remote final resting place lies all but forgotten, yet many Cambodians cannot escape memories of his rule of terror.
Observers said they do not believe that cases 003 and 004 will go to trial due to the strong opposition from Hun Sen.
The new memorial day forms part of a program of collective reparations provided by the Khmer Rouge tribunal, according to an official.
Im Chaem, charged by a United Nations-backed tribunal with crimes against humanity including mass murder, extermination and enslavement, will hold a worship service in her Cambodian village Sunday.
Beginning late last month, the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, which is now administered by the Ministry of Culture, began a multi-year project to conserve 3,000 to 5,000 cloth artifacts, funded with a $55,000 grant from the U.S. government.
Analysts believe that human rights violations have been committed in North Korea for decades.
The conservation project aimed to stabilize the temple structure and waterproof the building, as well as conduct site management and training activities.
'Hearing Cambodian actors tell their nation's story in their language hit us hard … the Khmer-language is so real I couldn't bear it'.
Chuch Phoeurn welcomed the US funding and said the preservation of the belongings is important because they can help educate young Cambodians.
In nearly every major Academy Awards category this year there's some trace of the sexual misconduct allegations that have swept through the movie industry.
The audience was inspired by the movie’s distinct “visual vocabulary” and the bond between hope and despair in one of humanity’s darkest hours.
In the awards' 89 years of existence, four women have been nominated for best director; one woman has won.
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