USCIRF Warns that Forced Sterilization of Uyghur Muslims is Evidence of Genocide

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

While justice remains elusive, efforts to document what occurred during the period offer more encouragement.  

While the pursuit of justice for the genocide that occurred under Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge continues to be a challenging process legally, a more encouragi...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

From Cambodia to Myanmar, genocide scholars have their work cut out

Finding justice for the "crime of crimes" is an arduous and fickle affair. Genocide inevitably reaches from the corridors of power, where vested interests will do their best to mitigate culpability, to...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Farina So’s gripping monograph of the memories of Cham Muslim women after the Khmer Rouge opens Sya Taha’s eyes to their experiences.

Stories of gender-based violence, especially in times of conflict, is nothing new. But what pulled me towards this book was the geo...

Monday, January 7, 2019

Large celebrations set to take place in Cambodian capital to mark 40th anniversary of 'Victory Over Genocide Day'.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Forty years ago on Monday, Vietnamese tanks rolled through Phnom Penh, a city that had been a near ghost town during the Cambodia ge...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Seventy years after the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide came into force, its effectiveness is disputed.

Jewish laywer and Polish refugee, Raphael Lemkin, coined the word “genocide” in 1943 to describe the killing and destruct...

Friday, November 16, 2018

The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime of the 1970s were found guilty Friday by an international tribunal on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

The conviction of Nuon Chea, 92, the chief lieutenant of the regime'...

Friday, November 16, 2018

Friday’s historic conviction by a United Nations-backed international tribunal of two former Khmer Rouge leaders in Cambodia on genocide charges has been welcomed by the UN Special Adviser on the issue.

In a statement, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Geno...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

                                                                Siem Reap, July 2018 elections. Image: Vicken Chet...