Thousands of Cambodian women were raped during the Khmer Rouge regime, but none has seen justice because even discussing the issue is sensitive in the conservative society.
An exhibition at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC, explores the history of efforts to hold perpetrators of genocide accountable through court proceedings.
At Washington’s Holocaust Museum, ‘Cambodia: 1975-1979’ delivers the message that genocide did not end with the Hitler’s mass murder of European Jews and other groups.
The first performance of Bangsokol will take place in Australia in October, followed by showings in the United States in December.
They hope to improve the university staff’s ability to teach Cambodian history with an emphasis on healing the trauma of the past.
The tribunal explained the dismissal of a case against Im Chaem, a middle-ranking Khmer Rouge district chief charged with crimes against humanity.
Former president Khieu Samphan is charged with crimes against humanity and genocide.
In a statement on Tuesday, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) said the decision marked the conclusion of more than eight years of investigative work.
Co-prosecutor Chea Leang on Wednesday described Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge as a 'slave state'.
Long Beach City Hall has allocated a plot of land for the construction of a memorial to the “killing fields”.
The Documentation Center of Cambodia has been the most prominent Cambodian institution to research and record the history and suffering under the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1979.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has on numerous occasions expressed objections to the pursuit of further prosecutions and warned of “civil war” if international prosecutors continue to try former member of the regime.