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.
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'.