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Washingtonpost.com: The Cambodia Report

<b>Khmer Rouge's Pol Pot Is Dead</b><p>A television photographer takes a picture of Pol Pot's body, stretched out on a simple bed in a hut in Anlong Veng, Cambodia. <br>(AP)<p><i>By Keith B. Richburg</i> <br>Washington Post Foreign Service <br>Friday, April 17, 1998; Page A01<p>HONG KONG, April 16—Twenty-three years after his …

Asia

‘Stock’ images for profit has shocking killing fields genocide past

Shortly after the photograph was taken on the woman’s arrival at the infamous Khmer Rouge torture centre S-21 in Phnom Penh, her baby was taken away …

Asia

Kong Bunchhoeun

Kong Bunchhoeun was born in 1939 in Battambang province and grew up during the French Occupation, the Japanese Occupation, and the struggles …

Acid Attack

Cambodia Faces ‘Dark Episode’ With Revival of Traditional Arts, Culture

When she was 11, Bonna Neang woke daily at first light to a Khmer Rouge tune broadcast over a public speaker in a hamlet in Cambodia’s rural Banteay …

Cambodia

Bearing witness to Cambodia's horror, 20 years after Pol Pot's death

Twenty years ago, on April 15, 1998, Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia’s genocidal government during the late 1970s, died in his sleep at the age of …

Asia

See Beyond Borders charity pushes for greater education in Cambodia

See Beyond Borders is an Australian charity organisation seeking to train hundreds of teachers across the country of Cambodia to educate the next …

Education

Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered

In his final stronghold, the Khmer Rouge leader is remembered differently.

Asia

In Cambodia, fears tarantula may go off the menu

1 / 4<p>Locals say the spiders are best prepared simply: dipped in salt and garlic and then tossed into a pan of sizzling oil<p>While a plate piled high …

Biodiversity

Man to fight Vic cold case murder charge

More than a dozen people will be cross-examined about the 1987 rape and murder of a Melbourne woman with reported links to Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, as …

Crime

Largest batch of US deportees arrive in Cambodia

Forty-three Cambodians deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, the largest batch yet under a controversial deal that enables …

Immigration

Gov. Brown Pardons California Man Facing Deportation To Cambodia

A man who came to the U.S. as an infant when his family escaped the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, has been pardoned by Gov. Jerry Brown.The post Gov. …

Jerry Brown

Getting A Manicure From Cardi B's Nail Artist, 'The Queen Of Bling'

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – Salon owner Jenny Bui has earned a massive following on Instagram for her Swarovski-studded nail designs.<p>“That’s why they …

Cardi B

“The Wolves” scores with its story of young womanhood

In the minutes before the lights dimmed at the Jungle Theater on Friday night, my 16-year-old theatergoing companion was complaining about …

Pulitzer Prize

Governor pardons 5 ex-convicts facing deportation

SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Jerry Brown has pardoned five ex-convicts facing deportation, including two who fled the Khmer Rouge regime in …

San Francisco

Trump blasts California governor's immigrant pardons

Now Playing:<p>LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump blasted California Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday for his pardon of five ex-convicts facing …

Donald Trump

Michael Savage the Latest to Make Vile Attack on Student Protesters

March 30, 2018 by Ed Brayton<p>If the freakout coming from the far right is any indication, they really think those students from Parkland, Florida are …

John Paul Stevens

Jerry Brown pardons 56 ex-convicts, including 5 facing deportation

Image 1of/19<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A Bay Area man facing possible deportation to a country where he’s never lived received some long-awaited help Friday from …

Joe Panik

Five things you need to know before starting your workday on March 27

Good morning everyone. Shari Kulha here, hoping to spark a smile before your workday begins. It was on this day in 2001 that California increased …

Kinder Morgan

Rice, Pork Belly, and Rock ’n’ Roll

San Francisco MagazineLuke TsaiOriana KorenOakland’s Nite Yun brings Cambodian food into the limelight.<b>It’s two hours</b> before dinner service at Nyum …

Phnom Penh

5 things to know for Monday, including Portland's dangerous climate for pedestrians - Portland Business Journal

By Andy Giegerich <br>– Digital Managing Editor, Portland Business Journal<p>Mar 26, 2018, 7:49am PDT<p>Since we all hate Mondays (right?), let's start off …

Portland, OR

Singer-songwriter Kak Channthy, dubbed the Cambodian Amy Winehouse, dies in car crash at 38

Cambodian singer Kak Channthy, the lead singer and songwriter of the Cambodian Space Project, died Tuesday in Phnom Penh. She was 38.<p>Dubbed the …

Amy Winehouse

Do you want to fight about movies some more?

I saw <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> last night. My wife enjoyed it.I hated it. Hated the whole thing. If I’d been alone, I’d have just walked out on it.Things …

Khmer Rouge

Not On Any Map

A <i>few months after I met writer Jack Turner in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to talk with him about wildness, wilderness, solitude, and the roots of Western</i> …

New York City

Marin Theatre Company’s ‘The Wolves,’ about a girls’ soccer team, a shut-out win

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Let’s say your mental image of high school girls already goes beyond the upward-inflecting, “like”-spouting, phone-dependent …

Pablo Sandoval

The Cambodian singer who kept the ’60s rocking around the world

Inspired as she was by Cambodia’s 1960s rock ’n’ roll and determined to keep it alive, it seems particularly cruel that the death of Cambodian Space …

Music

How One Cambodian Refugee Started Southern California’s Donut Empire

Ted Ngoy molded the region's donut scene, long before it became trendy.<p>Los Angeles is a city characterized by its tangle of boundaries, delineating …

James Beard

Lauren Yee, playwright on the verge

A real moment of dread came early in the rehearsals for "Cambodian Rock Band." In Lauren Yee's new play, a musician trapped in a country ripped apart by revolution and genocide announces from the stage: "They've taken over the airport. No one's getting out!"<p>The actor who utters those lines, Joe …

UC San Diego

BWW Review: Powerful New Play CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Makes World Premiere at South Coast Repertory

The world, unfortunately, is rife with truly horrific examples of inhuman atrocities throughout its recorded history---from the subjugating of entire …

Phnom Penh

Donald Trump's New CIA Chief Can't Hide Her Role in Torture Cover-Up

Donald Trump has not obfuscated his view on torture. Notwithstanding the minor details that the invasion of Iraq was largely based on false …

Gina Haspel

Joy, heartbreak and psychedelic surf rock power a fierce, funny 'Cambodian Rock Band'

Psychedelic surf rock is not something Westerners generally associate with Cambodia. If we think about Cambodia at all, we might recall the murderous tyrant Pol Pot, who led the Khmer Rouge in executing more than a million Cambodians in the infamous Killing Fields in the mid-1970s. We might briefly …

Theodor W. Adorno