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.
“Talking about the film and remembering it again, right now, I feel goosebumps,” Ms. Siv Teng said, rubbing her arms.
Anlong Veng was occupied by the Khmer Rouge and suffered under the grim agrarian administration that oversaw purges, arrests, and mass killings.
Oscar-winning actress says she never intended to step behind the camera, but traveling around the world for the UN opened her eyes to conflicts that have inspired many of her most recent films.
The website combines historical information from the founding of the communist movement in Cambodia and the rise of Pol Pot.