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Cambodia - Mysterious Beauty
World  (tags: Cambodia, history, people, places, travel )

- 725 days ago -
The country of Cambodia is often most well-known for its role in Vietnam and the Khmer Rouge genocide. However, today Cambodia is a stable and tourist-friendly nation, ready to share its ancient culture and beautiful temples with the outside world.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Human Rights--Tell Cambodia to Release Political Critic From Prison
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Cambodia, asia, humanrights, world, politics, ethics, government, freedoms, HumanRights, news, society )

- 1101 days ago -
Release media director and political critic Mam Sonando from prison--Sonando owns Beehive Radio, the most openly critical and politically independent radio station in Cambodia. He has overtly criticized the Prime Minister for years, and has been arrested
Angkor Wat - City Temple, the Worlds Largest Religious Monument!
World  (tags: Angkor Wat, Cambodia, Suryavarman, Khmerarchitecture, City Temple, Preah Pisnulok, Siem Reap, Vishnu, Srindravarman, religious monuments, lotus flower, carvings, devatas )

- 1565 days ago -
Angkor Wat (or Angkor Vat), is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia, built for the king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. Visit and enjoy the astonishing beauty of Angkor Wat!
Cambodia Rebuffs UN Chief on Khmer Rouge Trials
World  (tags: asia, Cambodia, Khmer Rouge, world, UnitedNations, politics, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 1740 days ago -
Cambodia will not allow the U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal to prosecute former low-ranking officers of the genocidal regime because it would endanger national peace, the country's leader told the U.N. chief
Khmer Rouge Prison Chief Sentenced to 35 Years in Jail
World  (tags: world, humanrights, law, Cambodia, news )

- 1834 days ago -
A U.N.-backed tribunal sentenced a senior member of the Khmer Rouge to 35 years in prison on Monday in its first verdict three decades after the "Killing Fields" revolution tore Cambodia apart.
Cambodia Prepares for Historic Verdict From Genocide Tribunal
World  (tags: Cambodia, genocide, deaths, victims )

- 1834 days ago -
Carrying burning incense sticks and pink lotuses and wearing scarves of mourning, dozens of people marked the deaths of 14,000 victims of the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime at the S-21 torture prison in the Cambodian capital Sunday,
Strict Penalties Planned for Acid Attacks
World  (tags: humanrights, crime, acid attack, Cambodia, strict penalties, plan, law, women's right, abuse, enforcement, government, violence )

- 1922 days ago -
PHNOM PENH, 28 April 2010 (IRIN) - Keo Srey Vy's brother-in-law had been planning to sell his child so he could buy a new motorbike. When she threatened to tell the police, he went to a restaurant where she worked as a cook and doused her face with acid.
Cambodia Ceramists Stoked
World  (tags: Cambodia, pottery, village, political upheaval, warfare, Japan, the Cambodia Traditional Pottery Project, skill, kiln, Nippon Foundation )

- 1961 days ago -
ANDONG RUSSEY, Cambodia - For generations, the Cambodian village of Andong Russey has been known for its pottery for daily use, such as water containers and food bowls. But as the country plunged into political upheaval and warfare, which ended just about
TRAMPLING ON HUMAN RIGHTS---Did Cambodia Deport Uighurs After China Deal?
World  (tags: humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, China, Cambodia, . politics, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 2048 days ago -
BANGKOK: China signed 14 deals with Cambodia worth approximately $1 billion, two days after Cambodia deported 20 ethnic Uighur asylum seekers. Members of a Turkic-speaking ethnic minority living mostly in western China, the 20 Uighurs said they were fleei
Genocide Charge for Cambodia's Ex-Khmer Rouge Former Head of State
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', genocide, Cambodia, law, Khmer Rouge, death, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, politics, world, asia )

- 2053 days ago -
Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes court on Friday charged Khmer Rouge former head of state Khieu Samphan with genocide, a tribunal spokesman said.
Thursday, 17th April 1975...
World  (tags: violence, war, history, anniversary, cambodia, rouges )

- 2660 days ago -
A sad anniversary: On 17th April of 1975, the Khmers Rouges entered Phnom Penh and emptied the capital from its 3 millions inhabitants. 4 years later, a quarter of the Cambodian population had been exterminated. Here's a great book and a great movie..
Justice at Last for 'Comrade Duch'
World  (tags: Kmer_Rouge, Pol_Pot, crimes_against_humanity, Comrade_Duch, Cambodia )

- 2922 days ago -
After 1.7 million deaths and nearly 30 years, the first of Pol Pot's henchmen is charged with crimes against humanity
Commemorating Past Genocides and Standing Up for Darfur
World  (tags: Genocide, Holocaust, Armenia, Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur, HumanRights )

- 3019 days ago -
Ironically, the 20th century, that brought us the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights also witnessed the Holocaust and genocides in Armenia, Cambodia and Rwanda.
Girl, 6, Embodies Cambodia's Sex Industry - CNN.Com
World  (tags: child sex slavery, cambodia, sex trade, prostitution, pedophilia )

- 3019 days ago -
The precise scale of Cambodia's sex trade is difficult to quantify. International organizations -- such as UNICEF, ECPAT and Save the Children -- say that anywhere from from 50,000 to 100,000 women and children are involved.

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