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Refugees to Start Wet Return to Anlong Veng

The government and aid organizations are planning to begin today moving thousands of internal refugees back to their homes in the former Khmer Rouge...

Poll Authority Eyes CPP Thumbprint Program

The country’s election authority has informally begun to look into allegations that a controversial CPP membership drive amounts to intimidation, while par­ty officials continued...

Visa Practice to Involve Official Business Only

A dispatch from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will end the practice of issuing official visas to dignitaries and foreign aid workers upon arrival...

UN Envoy Singles Out Thumbprint Program

UN human rights envoy Tho­mas Hammarberg on Wed­nes­day singled out the CPP’s thumb­print campaign as a violation of voters’ rights and one of “many...

RCAF Claims Capture of KR Tanks, Contested Border Zone

Top security officials on Tues­day claimed that government troops have captured the Khmer Rouge’s last two tanks, north of Anlong Veng. Meas Sophea, the...

Defectors Describe Modern-Day Killing Field

o bai tap, Siem Reap province - Through the bars on his prison window in Anlong Veng’s O Keng Kong prison, Krom Khuon could...

Leads on Killings Reported

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen met with Thomas Hammar­berg on Sunday for the first time in eight months, reportedly tell­ing the Stockholm-based rights official...

Road, Water To Improve Refugee Life

o bai tap, Siem Reap province - Two major projects aimed at improving living conditions for the nearly 6,000 internal refugees living here are...

Government Flyers Bombard Hard-Line Minds

At about 100 riel each for 500,000 government propaganda leaflets, the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces’s divisive campaign against Khmer Rouge fighters was much more...

RCAF Expecting Long, Drawn-Out Battle

siem reap town - Top military com­­manders trying to eradicate guerrillas from the inhospitable Dangrek Mountains acknowledged on Thursday that a fight they have...

Mountain 200—Oasis of the Combat Zone

siem reap town - On the RCAF’s tactical map at Anlong Veng, Moun­tain 200 is the object of blue and black arrows that represent...

Two Hospitals Vie to Help Siem Reap’s Young

For now, the stretch of land west of the road that leads from Siem Reap town to Angkor Wat is undeveloped and set off...

Hun Sen Vows to Seal Link of KR, ‘Others’

In his first public appearance in nearly two months, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday hailed the collapse of the Khmer Rouge and...

600 Refugees Cleared to Return From Thailand

A tripartite round-table in Bangkok on Monday agreed to proceed with the repatriation of 600 people, the first group from refugee camps in the...

Handover Deal Pressed in Hours Before Passing

Hours before Pol Pot died, a top Khmer Rouge commander contacted the government trying to make a deal to hand over the man accused...

US Initiative on Pol Pot Arrest Four Years in the Making

A US investigation into the possibility of bringing Khmer Rouge supremo Pol Pot to trial is the fruition of an act passed in 1994...

Real Battle for Defectors, Not Anlong Veng

As contradictory claims fly over who possesses central Anlong Veng, analysts agree that for the first time since hard-liners took the remote area in...

Policeman Suspected of Funcinpec Murder

The killer of a Funcinpec lieutenant colonel in early March was a well-known district-level policeman, according to a senior hu­man rights official. And the...

50 More Political Killings Confirmed, Geneva Told

A top UN human rights official announced Monday that 50 kil­l­ings believed to be political have been confirmed here since Aug­ust, when the UN...

Researchers Say Defector Has Blood on Hands

The defection of a one-time high-ranking Khmer Rouge commander last month has raised the ire of researchers who say there is overwhelming evidence he...