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  • Cambodia’s Anti-Vietnam Obsession Anti-Vietnamese sentiment dominates Cambodia, even among otherwise progressive NGOs and political groups. By Tim Frewer September 06, 2016 originally published in the Diplomat On June 21, 2015 a mixed contingent of soldiers and police descended upon Areyksat village in Kandal province to forcibly remove 55 houseboats and 10 houses on the river banks. Unlike other violent evictions — which ...
  • Forced marriages- Seven couples decide to renew their vows Youth for Peace (YFP) organized for the second time a remarriage ceremony for seven couples who were forced to be married under the Khmer Rouge. Last year, a ceremony for five couples was held. ‘Only ‘Lovers’ left alive- Forced to marry under a genocidal regime-Seven couples decide to renew their vows’ by Dene-Hern Chen, Al Jazeera
  • Civil Party Tells KRT of Surviving Slaughter The Cambodia Daily | December 8 2015 | George White A civil party testifying at the Khmer Rouge tribunal on Monday described narrowly surviving while his relatives were brutally murdered as part of the regime’s purge of ethnic Vietnamese. Choeung Yaing Chaet, 52, was giving testimony in the phase of Case 002/02 dealing with the re­gime’s treatment ...
  • Victim recalls family’s murder in KRT testimony The Phnom Penh Post | Tuesday, 8 December 2015 | Zoe Holman The lone survivor of the execution of a Vietnamese family recounted his experiences at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday as parties continued to probe the treatment of the ethnic minority under the Democratic Kampuchea regime. Civil party Choeng Yang Chat testified about events in Kampong Chhnang province ...
  • Genocide Charges Delivered to Muth Phnom Penh Post | Tuesday, 15 December 2015 | Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon Case 003 suspect Meas Muth was charged with genocide, crimes against humanity, grave breaches of the Geneva Convention and homicide yesterday morning by Khmer Rouge tribunal international co-investigating judge Michael Bohlander in Battambang town. Muth had already been charged in absentia in March by former international co-investigating ...