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the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Cambodia

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a native or inhabitant of Cambodia

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Published shortly after he left the front in 1973, the book is claimed by scholars and historians to be the first written record from inside the Khmer Rouge, and the only to be published before the brutal arrival of Year Zero.
A local communist movement, the Khmer Rouge, challenged the American-sponsored Lon Nol regime and gained support from the Cambodian countryside.
Anlong Veng sits right next to the northern border with Thailand and was controlled by the Khmer Rouge until 1998, more than seven years after the Paris Agreement, which called for a ceasefire and dialogue between all warring parties.
Surveys of dress depicted on Khmer sculptures, from the 7th century onward, demonstrate developments in their styles.
For too long there has been only scant understanding of the indigenous Khmer people inhabiting Southern Vietnam, also known as Kampuchea Krom.
This study, which investigates seven Khmer communities located on the Vietnamese side of the border, is a brilliant treatise on the relationship between people, their land, and their historical cosmology.
The main point advanced by Taylor is that the Khmer Krom are both distinct from their Cambodian brethren and internally differentiated.
Chea Leang, a co-prosecutor of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, made the call in the trial of Nuon Chea, 87, former head of the Khmer Rouge parliament known as Brother No.
Khmer Resources is the "window" company of Khmer Resources Investment Holding Group Co.
PHNOM PENH: Cambodians were bluntly reminded of their tragic history Monday as the trial began of three top Khmer Rouge leaders accused of orchestrating the "killing fields" in the late 1970s.
Some 36 years ago at the close of the genocide, a life sentence may have meant more to the-then 40 and 50-year-old inner circle of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot.
On Monday the grey-haired 66-year-old stood, arms folded across his chest, to tell how he left his job as a maths teacher to join the communist movement which became the Khmer Rouge.
The former chief jailer of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge has told a joint United Nations-Cambodian court that he "sacrificed everything" for the communist movement and said US policies paved the way for the group's rise to power.
Bunker (Asian art, Denver Art Museum) and Latchford (a Southeast Asia-based expert on Khmer art), co-authors of Adoration and Glory: The Golden Age of Khmer Art (2004), share a passion for the art created by the Khmer founders of Cambodia.
Once in control, the Khmer Rouge implemented a radical and brutal policy aimed at restructuring society.