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2008-07-03 03:00:19

By Greg Mellen For years, the silence was immense, the work torturous and the hunger unremitting. The experience of Ho Chhing Chan wasn't so different from that of millions of his countrymen. Chan was one of the lucky ones who survived the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge reign in Cambodia.

2006-07-24 00:42:34

By Ek Madra ANLONG VENG, Cambodia (Reuters) - To the sound of fireworks and a wailing funeral dirge, hundreds of mourners buried former Khmer Rouge military chief Ta Mok on Monday near from the grave of "Brother Number One" Pol Pot.

2006-07-22 00:47:28

By Ek Madra ANLONG VENG, Cambodia (Reuters) - To most Cambodians, he was "The Butcher," one of Pol Pot's most ruthless henchmen and a man whose hands were stained perhaps more than any other with the blood of the Khmer Rouge's 1.7 million victims.

2006-07-20 22:23:26

By Ek Madra PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Former Khmer Rouge military chief Ta Mok, one of Pol Pot's most ruthless henchmen and a key defendant in upcoming "Killing Fields" trials, died on Friday in an army hospital in the Cambodian capital.

2006-07-20 19:59:20

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Former Khmer Rouge military chief Ta Mok, considered to be one of Pol Pot's most ruthless henchmen, died on Friday in a military hospital in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, his doctors and lawyer said.

2006-07-07 09:35:08

By Ek Madra PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Prosecutors investigating the Khmer Rouge genocide of the 1970s said on Friday it will take months to assemble cases against those responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million people.

2005-11-22 20:04:19

By Ek Madra KBAL SPEAN, Cambodia (Reuters) - For Noun Savy and her family, the end of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge in her tiny corner of northwest Cambodia did not mean the start of peace.

2005-09-20 07:53:23

By Ek Madra PHOUM KOMPONG, Cambodia (Reuters) - As night falls over the watery wastes of the Cambodia-Vietnam border, the gasoline people start their day.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.