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On 27 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 27 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 27, 2019

1863 : Birth of Ladislao Diwa, co-founder of the Katipunan, a Philippine revolutionary society founded in 1892, whose primary aim was to gain independence from Spain through revolution, who died on March 12, 1930
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1474/today-in-philippine-history-june-27-1863-ladislao-diwa-cofounder-of-the-katipunan-was-born-in-san-roque-cavite
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katipunan
http://www.oocities.org/collegepark/pool/1644/diwa.html

1935: Birth of Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor, dubbed as the Bruce Lee of the Philippines, who died on August 26, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramon_Zamora

1950: US sends 35 military advisers to South Vietnam

1968: US forces evacuate Khe-Sanh, besieged by the National Liberation front since several months

http://www.pbs.org/battlefieldvietnam/khe/index.html
http://www.historynet.com/the-withdrawal-from-khe-sanh.htm

Khe Sanh

1981: Promulgation of Cambodia’s constitution
http://www.country-data.com/cgi-bin/query/r-2201.html

2006: Nguyen Minh Triet is elected president of Vietnam and Nguyen Tan Dung as prime minister
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/vietnam/nguyen-minh-triet.htm

2011: Four former senior Khmer Rouge leaders, including “Brother No. 2” Nuon Chea appear at a UN-backed tribunal in Phnom Penh to face war crimes charges for atrocities committed during the 1975-1979 reign of terror
http://www.france24.com/en/20110627-cambodia-former-khmer-rouge-leaders-face-trial-brother-number-two-nuon-chea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13922564

2015 : Vietnam frees high-profile dissident lawyer Le Quoc Quan after spending two and a half years in jail on tax evasion charges
https://pen.org/press-release/vietnamese-blogger-and-lawyer-le-quoc-quan-released/
https://www.mediadefence.org/news/viet-nam-releases-dissident-lawyer