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#NEAHeritage Fellow Yary Livan is one of just a few Cambodian master ceramists who survived the 1975 Khmer Rouge genocide. Now based in Massachusetts he’s committed to keeping his art form alive by sharing his knowledge. #AAPIHeritageMonth 

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He survived the murderous Khmer Rouge era by pretending to be a wedding photographer, then went on to produce enormously popular films on Cambodian life. Mao Ayuth has died at 76.

Mao Ayuth, one of the few Cambodian filmmakers to survive the murderous Khmer Rouge era, who then went on to make hugely popular films exploring Cambodian life, has died at 76.

Mao Ayuth, one of the few Cambodian filmmakers to survive the murderous Khmer Rouge era, who then went on to make hugely popular films exploring Cambodian life, has died at 76.

Vice ran photos from the Khmer Rouge’s brutal Security Prison 21. The pictures were altered so that the victims were smiling, among other changes. Vice eventually pulled the photos, but readers fell for it. Why wouldn’t they? #Opinion  by @HeatherMallick :

Many Cambodians demanded an apology after Vice published doctored photos of prisoners who were tortured and killed by the Khmer Rouge. The Irish artist who altered the images, even giving some slight smiles, said he wanted to “humanize the tragedy.”

Vice apologizes for publishing doctored images of Khmer Rouge victims and says it has removed the article because it does not meet its editorial standards (VICE)

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The Khmer Rouge commander who oversaw the deaths of thousands of people during the Cambodian genocide, and who was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity, has died at age 77

An appalling Republican ad during the Democratic debate attacked @Ocasio2018  for the genocide in Cambodia a decade before her birth, but it was a Republican president, Richard Nixon, whose secret bombing created the conditions for the Khmer Rouge to seize power

Breaking News: 40 years after at least 1.7 million people were killed in Cambodia, an international tribunal for the first time declared that the Khmer Rouge committed genocide

BREAKING: Judge rules that cannot summarily deport a group of 92 Cambodians. Many of our clients came to the U.S. in the 1970s as small children to escape the brutal Khmer Rouge regime. All of them have due process rights under the Constitution.

For the first time, two Khmer Rouge leaders have been found guilty of genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s

BREAKING: Two former Khmer Rouge leaders have been found guilty of genocide for killings during group's brutal rule of Cambodia.

Many object to comparison of border crisis to Nazism. Tell us what “authoritarian rounding up of undesirables into outdoor prisons“ is ok to cite. Khmer Rouge? Armenian Genocide? Trail of Tears? Plz pick 1 so we can agree what’s happening is bad & scary and move forward as a unit

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