Related Projects

Cambodia: Oral Histories and Biographies: This website has twelve articles based on first-hand accounts of survivors of the Khmer Rouge reign. Some are transcripts of interviews and others have been paraphrased.

Cambodian Oral Histories of the Center for Lowell History. This project contains 23 interviews transcribed in English.

Cambodian Women’s Oral History Project: Life Stories of Survival under the Khmer Rouge Regime. NGO based in Phnom Penh. Supported by Cambodian Defenders Project, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization, Youth for Peace, and the Youth Resource Development Program.

The Digital Archives of Cambodia Holocaust Survivors: This website has stories of Cambodia genocide survivors, and is looking for more stories.

Documentation Center of Cambodia. (DC-Cam) is a Cambodian non-governmental organization whose mission is to research and record the era of Democratic Kampuchea (April 17, 1975 – January 7, 1979).

International Red Cross (IRC), Restoring Family Links Project–Cambodia. Part of a worldwide IRC effort to reunite families separated by conflict.

Khmer Oral History Project of the Minnesota Historical Society. A part of a larger immigrant history effort, this 1990 project of the Minnesota Lawyers International Human Rights Committee as a part of mock trial of the Khmer Rouge leadership for the crime of genocide. The project includes fifteen interviews of the Minnesota’s Cambodian immigrant community who served as witnesses in the mock trial. Each interview includes a transcript, available in English and Khmer as appropriate. Copyright in the interviews is held by Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights.

Khmer Rouge History: This Khmer language website provides accounts of various actions of the Khmer Rouge regime, including stories of survivors and details of daily life.

Life Stories of Montreal/Cambodia Working Group. “One of the primary motivations for the Cambodian Working Group is to educate, heal and rebuild pride in the Khmer heritage. Of special significance to the members of the Cambodian Working Group is the transmission of knowledge from one generation to the next. Displacement has resulted in a loss of historical and cultural knowledge, based on the loss of social and cultural context. .”

The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 25+ interviews with Cambodian artists and musicians as a part of a larger collection of stories, many referencing the Khmer Rouge period. Co-produced by the Khmer Dance Project and the Center for Khmer Studies. In Khmer and subtitled in English.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University: This link is for those wishing to read about recorded histories of Cambodian-American women whose stories were recorded by professors of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. The link provides instructions for requesting these journals.

The Stockton Cambodian Oral History Project.The Stockton Cambodian Oral History Project is aimed at educating the community about the richly diverse and unique role Cambodians have played in Stockton’s recent history and their phenomenal contribution to the city’s arts, religion and culture.

Supplementary Teaching Education Project (STEP): This non-profit organization provided projectors and screens to a library in Meanchey, Cambodia. The project staff trained and taught librarians to hold and transcribe interviews. The effort lasted from May 2010 – April 2011 and helped many to be more open to talking about this dark past.

The World Bank, Oral Histories: Cambodia: This site contains four interviews with people who worked in Cambodia.  The World Bank’s goal is to end poverty and  this project seeks to link the understanding of people’s history and the alleviation of their poverty