Cambodia

Between 1975 and 1979 1.7 million Cambodians died of hunger, disease or were executed under the Khmer Rouge regime. During those four years, the Khmer Rouge sought to engineer a racially pure, classless, agrarian-based society, abolishing private property, prohibiting religion, and persecuting religious minorities. In 1979, Vietnamese-backed rebels overthrew the...

The “Anlong Veng Peace Tours” is the focus of the Phase 1 Cambodia project for Changing the Story. Find out more about what we’re doing in Cambodia, our approaches, processes and aspirations. The core Cambodia strand team consists of Dr. Peter Manning (Co-Investigator, University of Bath) and Ly Sok-Kheang (Co-Investigator, Documentation...

In May 2016, the Documentation Centre of Cambodia opened the Anlong Veng Peace Center. A new space based in the last stronghold of the Khmer Rouge, the Anlong Veng Peace Center is dedicated to memory, reconciliation, and peace building. It achieves these objectives through peace studies and genocide education. Peace will...

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. — Albert Einstein Over the next four years, Dr. Ly-Sok Kheang and colleagues from the Documentation Centre of Cambodia (DC-Cam) will be working with Dr. Peter Manning (University of Bath) to explore intergenerational memory within the context...