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World NowCambodia Khmer Rouge Jail Life: Cambodian Judge Denies Khmer Rouge Jailer Appeal, extends jail sentence to life....
Vann Nath, whose talent as an artist helped him survive Cambodia's most notorious prison during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in the 1970s and whose later paintings bore witness to the prison's many horrors, has died. He was 66. Vann Nath, who...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesA muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesDuring the four years I lived in Hanoi, where I was The Times' bureau chief in the late 1990s, I did a pretty good job of getting around Vietnam and exploring new places, from Can Tho in the southern Mekong Delta to Sapa on the northern border with China....
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Pop & HissIt's not hard to argue that Dengue Fever is the best '60s Cambodian psych-pop band that Los Angeles has ever produced. They formed a decade ago when Cambodian-born dinner house-chanteuse Chhom Nimol auditioned for brothers Zac and Ethan Holtzman, who........
Special to the Los Angeles Times1925: Saloth Sar, alias Pol Pot, born in central Cambodia. 1949: Pol Pot goes to Paris where he joins a group of young Cambodian revolutionaries, most of them Marxists. 1953: France grants independence to Cambodia under King Norodom Sihanouk; Pol Pot...
Opinion L.A.In a Times Op-Ed by Susan J. Gordon, an author with an expertise in weddings, she questions the date Prince William and Kate Middleton chose for their upcoming nuptials. "Maybe you didn't know that April 29 was the day Adolf......
Culture MonsterDancers Eiko and Koma on their Cambodian experiences....
Art review: 'Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia' at the J. Paul Getty MuseumCulture MonsterChristopher Knight reviews "Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia" at the J. Paul Getty Museum...
Babylon & BeyondAyatollah Ahmad Jannati might have thought he was clarifying remarks by his colleague, the cleric Kazem Sedighi, who suggested in a Friday prayer sermon a week ago that women who dress immodestly cause earthquakes by angering God. Instead Jannati, who.......
William Shawcross' book, "Allies: Why the West had to Remove Saddam," has just been updated and republished in paperback by PublicAffairs Press.IT SEEMS UNLIKELY that many of the so-called peace marchers who trooped through Washington and London two weekends back listened on Thursday — at least not with an open mind or sympathy — to George Bush's cogent explanation of why coalition...
SAM HARRIS is the author of "The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason" and "Letter to a Christian Nation."SEVERAL POLLS indicate that the term "atheism" has acquired such an extraordinary stigma in the United States that being an atheist is now a perfect impediment to a career in politics (in a way that being black, Muslim or homosexual is not). According...
Tags: History, Ethics, Crimes, Bible, Sam Harris
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