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March 26, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Seven ethnic Vietnamese were killed execution-style in central Cambodia, and residents blamed Khmer Rouge guerrillas, U.N. officials said. It was the sixth recorded massacre of ethnic Vietnamese in Cambodia since the U.N. peacekeeping operation began a year ago. In the previous attacks, a total of 80 people were killed.
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October 17, 1998 | TINI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Along the northern stretch of the Tonle Sap River, the rumors of violence have drifted from houseboat to houseboat since early spring. In this small fishing community miles away from the nearest major town, word has spread about the April massacre of fishermen to the north and last month's beating deaths of four people in Phnom Penh, the nation's capital--most singled out for being ethnic Vietnamese. "Of course we are afraid," said villager Nguyen Thi Dan.
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October 17, 1998 | TINI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Along the northern stretch of the Tonle Sap River, the rumors of violence have drifted from houseboat to houseboat since early spring. In this small fishing community miles away from the nearest major town, word has spread about the April massacre of fishermen to the north and last month's beating deaths of four people in Phnom Penh, the nation's capital--most singled out for being ethnic Vietnamese. "Of course we are afraid," said villager Nguyen Thi Dan.
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April 21, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
The Khmer Rouge killed 22 ethnic Vietnamese and wounded an additional 15 people in a strike on a village in central Cambodia, far from the guerrilla group's home base, that demonstrated the rebels' power to terrorize in the run-up to nationwide elections. The group may be trying to prove that it did not die last week along with its notorious former leader, Pol Pot.
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April 21, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
The Khmer Rouge killed 22 ethnic Vietnamese and wounded an additional 15 people in a strike on a village in central Cambodia, far from the guerrilla group's home base, that demonstrated the rebels' power to terrorize in the run-up to nationwide elections. The group may be trying to prove that it did not die last week along with its notorious former leader, Pol Pot.
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November 19, 1992 | Associated Press
The U.S. government flew the first of nearly 400 Vietnamese insurgents to new homes in the United States on Wednesday, a decade and a half after abandoning them as Communist forces seized South Vietnam. Forty-three Montagnard rebels, women and children--some clutching mini American flags--stoically climbed aboard the planes to begin the journey to North Carolina. They were recently discovered after years of living in the isolated, dense forests of northeastern Cambodia, which borders Vietnam.
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January 2, 1985 | Associated Press
Vietnamese gunners poured artillery and tank fire on Cambodian guerrillas Tuesday, a day after Thai and Vietnamese troops clashed. A Thai army officer predicted that heavy fighting between the rebels and the Vietnamese occupation forces will persist for months. It was the eighth day of combat in and around resistance camps inside Cambodia.
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February 23, 1989 | From United Press International
President Bush, on his visit to Beijing this weekend, will meet with Cambodian resistance leader Prince Norodom Sihanouk on efforts to end the country's decade-old guerrilla war, diplomatic sources said Wednesday. Bush, after attending the funeral of Emperor Hirohito in Japan, plans to make a 40-hour visit to China, and then stop for several hours in South Korea on Monday.
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July 21, 1988 | Associated Press
The Soviet Union and China have agreed to meet in Beijing next month in an attempt to work out a peace settlement for Vietnamese-occupied Cambodia, a U.S. official said today. If successful, the talks could remove the remaining obstacle to a summit meeting between the world's two biggest Communist powers, who have been at odds for three decades, the official said.
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March 7, 1985 | From the Washington Post
Air strikes and artillery backed up Thai ground troops Wednesday in a fierce battle to repel Vietnamese units that crossed the Thai-Cambodian border in a push against a Cambodian guerrilla base along the embattled frontier, the Thai military reported. Thai air force fighter-bombers flew missions against about 1,000 Vietnamese who crossed the northern Cambodian border Tuesday in two places, Thai army spokesman, Maj. Gen. Narudon Dejpradiyuth, told a news conference.
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April 7, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Most of the 20,000 ethnic Vietnamese living on Tonle Sap lake in central Cambodia have fled the country after last month's massacres by Khmer Rouge forces, a U.N. official said. U.N. navy commander John Leighton said about 13,000 have left the area, crossing the border into Vietnam or heading toward Phnom Penh. The Vietnamese villagers, many of whom have lived in Cambodia for generations, started leaving after at least 46 people were killed in March.
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November 19, 1992 | Associated Press
The U.S. government flew the first of nearly 400 Vietnamese insurgents to new homes in the United States on Wednesday, a decade and a half after abandoning them as Communist forces seized South Vietnam. Forty-three Montagnard rebels, women and children--some clutching mini American flags--stoically climbed aboard the planes to begin the journey to North Carolina. They were recently discovered after years of living in the isolated, dense forests of northeastern Cambodia, which borders Vietnam.
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January 2, 1985 | Associated Press
Vietnamese gunners poured artillery and tank fire on Cambodian guerrillas Tuesday, a day after Thai and Vietnamese troops clashed. A Thai army officer predicted that heavy fighting between the rebels and the Vietnamese occupation forces will persist for months. It was the eighth day of combat in and around resistance camps inside Cambodia.
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