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Sam Yom, 68, with a photograph of ‘Bi’, who is said to have been the first to strike a blow against Bardez.

Nearly a century after the bloody murder of a French colonial official, a village still bears the mark of the ‘beast’

Publication date 19 January 2018 | 07:12 | ICT

The road to Kraang Leav village, branching off the main highway five minutes northwest of Kampong Chhnang town, leads to a moss-covered stupa boxed in by a stone fence. A plaque identifies it, though the words – “Bardez Stupa” – don’t

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  • Artist Karen Hartmann, who has been in Cambodia for the last six years and will be exhibiting her work beginning tonight at Chinese House. Photo supplied/Karl Laframboise New exhibition has theme of evolution at its core
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