Thai / Cambodia Border Refugee Camps 1975-1999

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Khmer Border History - is in the eye of the beholder

Thai / Cambodian Border History

Why British and Western involvement on the Thai / Cambodian border - Derek Tonkin British Ambassador to Vietnam 1980-82 and to Thailand and Laos 1986-89.

Thatcher connection - letter to the editor of the Phnom Penh Post, Nov. 2001, by Derek Tonkin.

Library of Congress - CAMBODIA - A Country Study - information up to 1987.

THE PEACE PROCESS AND RECONSTRUCTION IN CAMBODIA - by Carlyle A. Thayer, July 1989.

Chronology of Cambodian History - 1 - Compiled by Mony Keo.

Composition of CGDK in 1985

Chronology of Cambodian History - 2 - Compiled by Carl Bergquist.

Beauty and Darkness - Cambodian History/Khmer Art and Culture/General Information

Cambodia.org - description of border politics

Recent Political Chronology

Cambodian Recent History and Contemporary Society: An Introductory Course

Political Figures - Biographies

Recent Political Parties

History of JRS on the border - a history of the border itself.

The Indochinese Refugee Question - Thai border problems - old.

Coordination of humanitarian aid for Cambodian refugees in Thailand - a criticism of the coordination on the border - written by an academic who has never walked the walk.

National Reconciliation in Kampuchea: Soviet Initiatives and Indochinese Reactions - Carlyle A. Thayer - 1988.

Thailand's Response to the Cambodian Genocide By Dr. Puangthong, Rungswasdisab, Research Fellow, Cambodian Genocide Program, Yale University.

The Crusade in the Camps - August 18, 1980

A Khmer view of the Thai view of the Khmer - Phnom Penh Post.

ACCORD ( Paris ) Between War and Peace Cambodia 1991-1998 - A variety of well written articles.

Cambodian Refugees' Future Still Uncertain; Senate Holds Hearing On Cambodia - 1997 U.S. Committee for Refugees.

Cambodia’s Historical Legacy - By David Chandler.

Cambodia After the 'Peace' - Michael Vickery December 1991.

CAMBODIA: NEGOTIATING THE PEACE ACCORDS - 1997.


Policy  / Government Statements concerning the border

U.S.

Letter from the White House by Charles Twining - August 1990 

U.K.

The United Kingdom Parliament Question Period - 1989

ASEAN

Joint Press Statement The Special ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting On Indochinese Refugees - Bangkok, 13 January 1979

ASEAN Statement on formation of CGDK - 1983

ASEAN Statement On The CGDK Eight Point Proposal - Bali, 29 April 1986

ASEAN Foreign Ministers On Indochinese Refugees Singapore, 14 June 1987

Joint Statement by the ASEAN Foreign Ministers on the Indochinese Refugees - Bangkok, Thailand, 4 July 1988

Australia

GUIDELINES ON OFFICIAL CONTACT WITH VARIOUS COUNTRIES, POLITICAL ORGANISATIONS AND REPRESENTATIVES - 1992

UNBRO

UNBRO Policy on the Thai / Cambodian Border

Royal Thai Government

The Royal Thai government's policy towards Cambodian refugees - 1978 - 1998

The Royal Thai government's policy towards Cambodian refugees - 1999

Other

Foreign Policy In Focus - a searchable database that frequently refers to the past in analysing current policy.

The Center for Security Policy

Publications of the Center for Security Policy No. 89-31 - 12 June 1989 - A NEW U.S. POLICY TOWARD CAMBODIA: A COMMITMENT TO A DEMOCRATIC PROCESS

Publications of the Center for Security Policy No. 89-24 - 12 May 1989 - DESIGNING A U.S. POLICY TOWARD CAMBODIA: AVOIDING A BLOOD BATH AND SUPPORTING A DEMOCRATIC ALTERNATIVE TO COMMUNIST TYRANNY

The Real $ Cost of the Cambodia Conflict - Andrea Kathryn Talentino - 1998


Individual accounts by people who worked on and visited the border

Site II Refugee Camp photos by Tim Grant

Dhamma Yeitra III a photo essay by Tim Grant

Cambodia Portfolio - 1983

Khao I Dang Surgical Hospital - Pictures 1988/89 by Dominik Landwehr, Switzerland

Cambodia Diary of Sister Ann Catherine February  to July 1980


Books on the Thai / Cambodian Border Refugee Camps

White Lotus Press - an extensive selection of current and out of print books (even NCR Bulletins!).


NGOs and Organisations who were on the border

ARC - American Refugee Committee

CAMA - Christian Missionary Alliance Services

COR - Christian Outreach

CRS - Catholic Relief Services

HI - Handicapped International

ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross

IRC - International Rescue Committee

MSF - Medicines Sans Frontiers

YWAM Youth With A Mission - Taphraya

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Maha Ghosananda biography

The Church In The Border Camps


Academic

Border Khmer - A Demographic Study of the Residents of Site 2, Site B, and Site 8

Famine-Affected, Refugee, and Displaced Populations: Some early camp data

A significant number of Cambodian women living as refugees along the Thai border were victims of sexual abuse.

International Notes Surveillance of Health Status of Kampuchean Refugees -- Khao I-Dang Holding Center, Thailand, December 1981-June 1983 - CDC

Oral health care in camps for refugees and displaced persons - Dr. H.M. Htoon

The Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma (HPRT)

The Cambodian Genocide Program - Yale

CDC - International Notes Surveillance of Health Status of Kampuchean Refugees - Khao I-Dang Holding Center, Thailand, December 1981 - June 1983

The Asia Pacific Collection - Index and abstracts to congressional publications - searchable database of government of Japan.

Contraceptive Need Among Cambodian Refugees In Khao Phlu Camp (2000) - PDF

Gender, conflict and development


Border Detractors

New Internationalist

New Internationalist issue 175 - September 1987

New internationalist issue 240 - February 1993

New internationalist issue 242 - April 1993

Well, just do a search on Cambodia, there is plenty there!

Covert Action Quarterly magazine - Third World Traveller

On the Side of Pol Pot: U.S. Supports Khmer Rouge by Jack Colhoun Summer 1990

More articles like the above

Behind the Peace Agreement in Cambodia Ben Kiernan, 1992, History Department, Yale University

Cambodia: media lies exposed - Green Left - 1997

CAMBODIA: INTO THE MAELSTROM - May 1990


Repatriation and UNTAC

UNTAC

UNITED NATIONS TRANSITIONAL AUTHORITY IN CAMBODIA - brief UN description

Paris Peace Agreement Annexes

A point by point critique of the Paris Peace Annexes - Accord

A comprehensive look at UNTAC - 1993 - Institute for International Studies, Brown University.

Restoration of Life in Cambodia - 1992-93 Returnees - a JRS study with lots of facts about the repatriation.

The Cambodian Refugees, Anti-Personnel Land Mines, and UNHCR Involvement in Site Development of Demined Land in Cambodia - Andrew Pendelton

Other

Later population movements on the Thai / Cambodian Border

The 1991 Cambodia Settlement Agreements - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Worldwide Refugee Information - Country Report Thailand - 1998 - time line of refugee movements in 1998

UNTAC and beyond, the Widyono way - May 1997


The Border After Repatriation

2002 Mine awareness training save lives at Thai-Cambodian border

Operation: Mine Awareness-Thailand


Cambodia today

The United Nations in Cambodia

An extensive list of NGOs in Cambodia - many from the border, from Khmer Kampong Speu.

Documentation Center of Cambodia - Searching for the Truth


Related Websites

Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia Website - I spent a year in Maluku as MSF field coordinator in 1999 / 2000


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