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   INTRODUCTION
   
  Yoko Toda's photographs
Here you can find information on the photographs of Yoko Toda taken in Cambodia during 1965 & '66. They describe a country in peacetime, unaware of the tragedy that would shortly befall it during the US/Vietnam War and the genocide that followed at the hands of the Khmer Rouge. The title of the work, “Silence Remained,” was suggested by Marilyn Sontag. It implies that  after the destruction all that remained was silence.
Read more: Personal Statement of Yoko Toda
Silence Remained
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   CAMBODIA NEWS                                                                         03.2009

 

  Cambodia genocide trial begins      

   The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of
   Crimes Committed began
the tribunal, which comes 30 years after the
   extremist Khmer Rouge regime was driven out of power by Vietnamese troops
.
   The first public hearing of the trial, which is expected to last several months,
   started on March 30. 
Duch is the only defendant to admit his role and is expected
   to give evidence against the four other elderly leaders,
   including Pol Pot's deputy, Nuon Chea.


   Read more: Cambodia News

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CAMBODIA NEWS                                                                        04.2008

 

   UN chief Ban Ki-moon demands justice for the crimes
   of the Khmer Rouge 
    

    On the 15th of April the tenth anniversary of the former Khmer Rouge leader Pol 
    Pot took place. The dictator known as “Brother Number One” died allegedly 
    from an heart attack in a jungle hideout on April 15, 1998
    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appeales for the senior leaders of the regime
    to be brought to justice.

    Read more: Cambodia News

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CAMBODIA NEWS                                                                          03.2008

 

  Cambodians tribunal is under threat from a
  massive shortfall in funding

   
   
Cambodian tribunal asks for millions of additional fund for trying the Khmer Rouge's surviving      leaders in the trials. Officials from Cambodia's U.N.-backed genocide tribunal requested
   the United Nations and the international community for further financial support unless
   the “Genocide court” is facing to go bankrupt months before the first trials are expected
   to begin.

   Read more: Cambodia News

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    PHOTOGRAPHS                                                                            02.2008
  
  Cooperation with Bophana 
   
   
The Angkor Wat photographs are now part of the important archival collection
   of the Audiovisual Resource Center in Pnom Penh, Cambodia.
   The mission of the Audiovisual Resource Center is to collect the images and sounds
   of the Cambodian memory and making them available to a wide public.
   Read more: Art projects

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   EXHIBITIONS                                                                                 03.2008
  
  Silence-remained in Cambodia
   
   
An exhibition of Yoko Toda photographs was held at META House in
   Phnom Penh, Cambodia
from March 4 until March 14, 2008
   Read more: Art projects

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