The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has told Irish photographer Matt Loughrey to take down the photos of Khmer Rouge victims at Tuol Sleng Genocidal Museum which he allegedly colourised and altered to show them smiling.
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum has launched a digital database to access the largest archive of the Khmer Rouge regime’s prison system records. The general public will be able to access the digital database and website in addition to the victims’ family members and researchers.
Ao An, a former senior Khmer Rouge official and suspect in Case 004/2 of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), died at the age of 87 in Battambang province, according to ECCC spokesperson Neth Pheaktra.
UNESCO granted the Tuol Sleng Genocidal Museum with the Jikji Memory of the World award on Friday for its preservation of historical documents and photo archives.
Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, the former chief of the Khmer Rouge S-21 Tuol Sleng security centre, died of chronic bronchitis at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh just after midnight on Wednesday.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall formally inaugurated a statue of a woman cradling her child in her arms at the Choeung Ek Genocidal Centre on Tuesday to show the bitter history of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, the former chief of the Khmer Rouge S-21 security centre, better known as Tuol Sleng prison, died today just after midnight at the Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital.
Kaing Guek Eav, the former Tuol Sleng prison chief better known as Duch, was transferred to the Khmer- Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh on Monday night for symptoms of fatigue related to his old age.
A Khmer Rouge Research Office and Library opened in Takeo Province on Monday to promote research and raise awareness about the Democratic Kampuchea regime.
Following nomination by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and approval by the Supreme Council of Magistracy, His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni has appointed Fergal Gaynor as the new Reserve International Co-Prosecutor.