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Around 4,000 university and vocational students from Cambodia went to East Germany in the 1980s.  PHOTO SUPPLIED

'To them, East Germany was a paradise'

Publication date 06 June 2014 | 09:41 | ICT

The Berlin Wall may have fallen 25 years ago, but nostalgia for East Germany lives on in the hearts of the thousands of Cambodians who took refuge in the communist state during the civil war of the 1980s.