Cambodia: 20 years after Pol Pot

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 73. Born Saloth Sar, Pol Pot was never held accountable for the crimes committed during the three years, eight ...

George Chigas

Cambodia PM attacked for praising notorius military unit

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has stirred disquiet after praising a military unit which has been heavily implicated in human rights abuses and political killings. The former Khmer Rouge commander – who has been premier for more than 25 years – gave a speech Monday thanking the troops of the notorius Brigade 70 for their ...

World Bulletin News Staff

Pol Pot on the tourist map

The Documentation Centre of Cambodia has joined a coalition of government ministries on an study tour to establish a tourism plan in the former Khmer Rouge stronghold of Anlong Veng district in Oddar Meanchey, officials said yesterday. Anlong Veng was the last stronghold for the Khmer ...

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