Cambodia

Khmer Rouge leaders to go on trial

The trial of five former Khmer Rouge leaders begins tomorrow in Phenom Penh. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Trapaing Sva, a village about an hour south of the Cambodian capital.

Conflict & Justice

Khmer Rouge guilty verdict

Today, a former Khmer Rouge official was sentenced to 35 years in prison for his role in the death of nearly two million Cambodians during the time of the 'Killing Fields.' The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Phnom Penh.

Politics

Khmer Rouge on trial

The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the latest from the UN-backed trial of former Khmer Rouge officials being held in Cambodia. Today's proceedings opened under a cloud of corruption and accusations of political interference.

Arts, Culture & Media

Gateway to Angkor Wat

The city in northern Cambodia our Geo Quiz takes us today is a gateway city for international tourists to Angkor. That's Cambodia's world heritage site with its temples that date back to 12th century Khmer civilization.

Arts, Culture & Media

'The Missing Picture' is the first Cambodian film to make it to Oscar night

Cambodian director Rithy Panh will be in Los Angeles for the Oscars on Sunday. His film, "The Missing Picture," is the first film from Cambodia ever to be nominated for an Academy Award. It's Rithy Panh's own personal memories of spending four years of his childhood living in a labor camp under the Khmer Rouge, watching as almost every member of his family died.