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Archive for the 'Khmer Rouge' Category

Now Also In Japan, But Not In Japanese…

Friday, January 10th, 2014

‘Same Same‘, ‘Royal Silence‘ and ‘30 Years for a Trial‘, the e-books I have published until now are also available on the Japanese iBookstore on iTunes. That is a total of 51 countries… excepting Cambodia as there is no cambodian iTunes yet… ‘A Fine Thread‘, about the ongoing issues in the garment sector of Cambodia, […]

Three Khmer Rouge for 1.7 million victims…

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Today is the last day in the closing arguments for ‘Case nr2′ at the ECCC or ‘Khmer Rouge Tribunal’, trying former Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea (initially there were 4 but Ieng Tirith has dementia and Ieng Sary died). In ‘Case Nr1′, Duch, alias Kaing Guek Eav, was tried and sentenced to […]

Devil’s Advocate Dies

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Jacques Vergès dies at the age of 88. Among many other historical figures he was the lawyer for Khieu Samphan, ex Khmer Rouge leader, currently being tried at the ECCC (Extraordinary Chambers at the Courts of Cambodia). As a reminder: ’30 Years for a Trial’, the e-book for the iPad is available HERE at the […]

’30 Years for a Trial’ review

Monday, March 25th, 2013

’30 Years for a Trial’ reviewed by ‘The Cambodia Daily’. The ebook about Duch’s trial, the Khmer Rouge director of ‘S21′ where some 15,000 people were tortured and later killed, is available on iTunes at this link. The ebook, with texts by Robert Carmichael and photographs by John Vink gives insight on the backstage of […]

The Mice Were Dancing…

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

So I turn my back for just a couple of days, working far from Phnom Penh on the ‘Three Rivers Dams’ project (see here) and then this happens: 1/ the authorities destroy the shacks of 12 Borei Keila families (see what they went through before that here). 2/ Mam Sonando goes free, albeit conditionally (see […]

30 Years for a Trial is available…

Monday, March 11th, 2013

“To keep you is no benefit, to destroy you is no loss.”(Khmer Rouge slogan) I am happy to announce that ’30 Years for a Trial’, an e-book for the iPad by John Vink and Robert Carmichael is now available at the iBookstore on iTunes at this link. This e-book reports on the trial of Duch, […]

It’s not really a game…

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Seng Theary, a lawyer involved in a watchdog role for the judiciary process of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, tried to set up her ‘Poetic Justice Dart Game’ on the waterfront, a popular gathering place for the cambodian public on a sunday afternoon, where the public can throw darts at images of those responsible for the […]

’30 Years for a Trial’

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

’30 Years for a Trial’, my iBook about the first Khmer Rouge Trial is almost finished. Fine-tuning the glossary, checking the captions, uploading the baby and you should be able to download it to your iPad within the next couple of weeks…