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Film-Related Websites

Enemies of the People
Visit the filmmakers’ website to learn more about the film, the filmmakers, cast and crew and upcoming screening events.

Khmer Rouge Tribunals

Cambodia Tribunal Monitor
Run by the Northwestern University School of Law and the Documentation Center of Cambodia, this site includes transcripts, footage, commentary, interviews and more from the trials of top Khmer Rouge leaders, including Nuon Chea.

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC)
This official site of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (the Khmer Rouge Tribunal) is available in English, French and Khmer. It includes summaries of the people who have been indicted, the accusations against them and related legal decisions.

Frontline: "Pol Pot’s Shadow"
The website for a 2002 Frontline episode about Pol Pot includes links to general information about Cambodia, the Khmer Rouge, genocide and human rights.

Yale University Cambodian Genocide Program
This website provides a variety of documents related to the history of Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge, including maps and links to tribunal documents in both English and Khmer.

Cambodia Today

Cambodian Information Center
Cambodians who favor democracy maintain this site to provide current information about Cambodia and help those interested in Cambodia to network.

Human Rights Watch: "World Report 2011: Cambodia"
The annual report of this international watchdog and advocacy organization provides an overview of the current status of human rights protections in Cambodia.

Khmer Institute
This resource provides information from a Khmer perspective on Cambodia-related events, issues and culture.

Phnom Penh Post
In addition to news articles (including articles by Thet Sambath), this newspaper’s website includes a blog on the Khmer Rouge tribunal. It is available in English and Khmer.

Royal Embassy of Cambodia
The website of the royal embassy of Cambodia includes links to the country’s constitution, as well as links to the websites of the parliamentarian institutions and royal government.

Travel Document Systems: "Cambodia"
This website offers a general overview of Cambodia, including culture and history from a U.S. government perspective.

Human Rights Organizations

Amnesty International
Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights to be respected and protected for everyone. The organization’s website provides updated news and country profiles regarding its campaigns, as well as ways to get involved as activists in the fight for justice.

The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA)
The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) is an international human rights organization dedicated to deterring torture and other severe human rights abuses around the world and advancing the rights of survivors to seek truth, justice and redress. CJA uses litigation to hold perpetrators individually accountable for human rights abuses, develop human rights law and advance the rule of law in countries transitioning from periods of abuse.

The Center for Media, Culture and History
The Center for Media, Culture and History is a collaborative project at New York University, drawing on faculty from the Africana studies program and the departments of anthropology, cinema studies, comparative literature, history and religious studies. It addresses issues of representation, social change and identity construction embedded in the development of film, television, video and new media worldwide. In addition, it focuses on the role that these media play in shaping perceptions of history and culture; in forging individual, collective, national and transnational identities; and in mediating the direction and character of social change.

The Enough Project
The Enough Project aims to build a permanent constituency to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity. The group’s official website hosts a blog that features information on upcoming events, information on nations experiencing genocides and ways for people to take action against injustice and join the project.

Facing History and Ourselves
Founded in 1976, Facing History and Ourselves is an international educational and professional development nonprofit organization with a mission to engage students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice and anti-Semitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry.

The Genocide Education Project
The Genocide Education Project is a nonprofit organization that assists educators in teaching about human rights and genocide, particularly the Armenian genocide, by developing and distributing instructional materials, providing access to teaching resources and organizing educational workshops.

Human Rights Watch
Founded in 1978, Human Rights Watch is a human rights organization composed of researchers who conduct fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses around the world. Find the latest reports on progress and setbacks in human rights, as well as yearly reports, by searching through the different geographical regions and nations featured on the organization’s website.

WITNESS
WITNESS uses video and online technologies to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations. The organization empowers people to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools for justice, promoting public engagement and policy change. This website features a media archive containing many films related to international justice and social issues.

International Justice

American Society of International Law
The American Society of International Law looks to foster the study of international law and to promote the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice. Its website provides a link to all of the group’s publications and other electronic resources from its library.

Committee on Conscience at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Committee on Conscience provides information on current genocides and on possible genocidal activities today. It collects resources on the history and definition of genocide. The website has resources specifically designed for educators and students.

Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)
Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the American South, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) is a nonprofit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change. CCR uses litigation proactively to advance the law in a positive direction, to empower poor communities and communities of color, to guarantee the rights of those with the fewest protections and least access to legal resources, to train the next generation of constitutional and human rights attorneys and to strengthen the broader movement for constitutional and human rights.

Genocide Watch
Genocide Watch "exists to predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide and other forms of mass murder." It is led by the most noted scholars in the field of genocide studies. The website has resources that can easily be modified for educational use, including a pledge and a description of the eight stages of genocide.

Global Kids
Global Kids is committed to educating and inspiring urban youth to become successful students, as well as global and community leaders. Using interactive and experiential methods to educate youth about critical international and foreign policy issues, Global Kids provides students with opportunities for civic and global engagement.

Institute for the Study of Genocide
What kinds of actions and institutions could prevent genocide? The Institute for the Study of Genocide advances and reviews such research. Its officers and members advise media, governments and intergovernmental organizations concerned with early warning and prevention. The group’s website includes archived newsletters, a list of conferences and papers and a list of available books on the subject.

International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)
The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) assists countries in pursuing accountability for past mass atrocity or human rights abuses. ICTJ works in societies emerging from repressive rule or armed conflict, as well as in established democracies where historical injustices or systemic abuse remain unresolved.

The National Security Archive
An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at George Washington University, the National Security Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The National Security Archive also serves as a repository for government records on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence and economic policies of the United States.

Community Organizations

Applied Social Research Institute of Cambodia (ASRIC)
Applied Social Research Institute of Cambodia (ASRIC) is a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing Cambodian cultural identity and to restoring, distributing and implementing procedural justice for victims and survivors of the Khmer Rouge.

Cambodian Community Development Inc. (CCDI)
Built with funds raised by concerned community members, Cambodian Community Development Inc. (CCDI) became the first Cambodian volunteer-based organization in Oakland, providing assistance in overcoming social, cultural and economic barriers and building capacity for self-sufficiency.

The Cambodian Community History and Archive Project (CamCHAP)
The Cambodian Community History and Archive Project (CamCHAP) documents the history of the Cambodian community of Long Beach, California.

Khmer Health Advocates
Khmer Health Advocates is a Cambodian-American organization with a mission to care for the survivors of the Cambodian holocaust and their families through programs for direct service, education, research and advocacy.

Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)
Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS) provides caring, compassionate counseling services to low-income children, adults and families with severe and/or chronic mental illness. The agency has expertise in working with immigrant and refugee Asian and Pacific Islander populations.

Seattle-Sihanoukville Sister City (Sea-Sih)
The mission of Seattle-Sihanoukville Sister City (Sea-Sih), a nonprofit charitable organization, is to develop cultural awareness and other ties between the people of the cities of Seattle, Wash., and Sihanoukville, Cambodia.

United Cambodian Community (UCC)
United Cambodian Community (UCC) was founded in 1977 to help transition refugees who settled into the Long Beach area during the reign of the Khmer Rouge.





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Some may say no good can come from talking to killers and dwelling on past horror, but I say these people have sacrificed a lot to tell the truth. In daring to confess, they have done good, perhaps the only good thing left.”

— Thet Sambath, Director/Producer

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