Cambodia News: Ieng Sary

A genocide tribunal of 'extraordinary injustice' - Asia Times

A genocide tribunal of 'extraordinary injustice'  Asia Times

Last month, the UN-backed Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), more commonly known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, delivered a ...

4 Dec 2018 | 10:09 am

Resident Nikki Singer At Work In Cambodia Peace Gallery - The Newtown Bee

Resident Nikki Singer At Work In Cambodia Peace Gallery  The Newtown Bee

“I arrived in Cambodia with a sense that tribunals and proceeding with criminal cases against the people who led the Khmer Rouge would be a pathway for ...

2 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnam's Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited - The Diplomat

Vietnam's Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited  The Diplomat

40 years after the invasion that toppled the Khmer Rouge, it's clear China emerged the ultimate winner.

1 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Why a Genocide Verdict in Cambodia Could Be the Last of Its Kind - TIME

Why a Genocide Verdict in Cambodia Could Be the Last of Its Kind  TIME

On Nov. 16, a fraught war crimes tribunal in Cambodia found former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of genocide.

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Judges Split on Whether Cambodia Tribunal Can Pursue Khmer Rouge Commander - The New York Times

Judges Split on Whether Cambodia Tribunal Can Pursue Khmer Rouge Commander  The New York Times

BANGKOK — Cambodian and foreign investigating judges issued conflicting rulings on Wednesday on whether a United Nations-backed tribunal, which this ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

National Assembly president Heng Samrin book released - The Phnom Penh Post

National Assembly president Heng Samrin book released  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly on Monday launched The People's Struggle: Cambodia Reborn, a biography describing the early life and struggle of current National ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian-UN war crimes trials finally over - Daily Mirror

Cambodian-UN war crimes trials finally over  Daily Mirror

Cambodian-UN war crimes trials finally over, Finally, finally, the over-long, 10-year trials of the leaders of the murderous Khmer Rouge leadership of Cambodia ...

24 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end? - ABC News

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end?  ABC News

Last week the Khmer Rouge tribunal handed down a historic verdict against two elderly leaders of the regime that claimed at least 1.7 million lives, legally ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The Cambodian-UN War Crimes Trials are Finally Over - IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

The Cambodian-UN War Crimes Trials are Finally Over  IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

LUND, Sweden (IDN-INPS) – Finally, finally, the over-long, ten year trials of the leaders of the murderous Khmer Rouge leadership of Cambodia, are over.

20 Nov 2018 | 4:05 pm

ECCC to soon determine role of Meas Muth - Khmer Times

ECCC to soon determine role of Meas Muth  Khmer Times

Judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia are expected to issue closing order against former Khmer Rouge navy commander Meas Muth ...

20 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

ECCC, great Cambodian achievement - Khmer Times

ECCC, great Cambodian achievement  Khmer Times

November 16, 2018, is a historical date – not only for Cambodia but also for all humanity. It gives hope that all perpetrators of mass crimes, regardless of who ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Last surviving Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in landmark ruling - 17-Nov-2018 - NZ International news - NZCity

Last surviving Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in landmark ruling - 17-Nov-2018 - NZ International news  NZCity

The only surviving senior Khmer Rouge leaders are found guilty of genocide in a landmark judgement by Cambodia's long-running war crimes tribunal.

17 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Xi woos Pacific islands to curb Taiwan's influence - Politiko

Xi woos Pacific islands to curb Taiwan's influence  Politiko

Chinese leader Xi Jinping will sit down with seven Pacific island allies Friday, doling out attention and perhaps some largesse in the hope of convincing more ...

17 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide - The Advocate

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide  The Advocate

A UN-backed court has found two leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guilty of genocide, almost four decades after the ultra-Maoist regime which oversaw the ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, UN-backed court rules - The Irish Times

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, UN-backed court rules  The Irish Times

Court finds 1975-79 regime targeted Cham and Vietnamese people to create 'an atheistic and homogenous society without class divisions'

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodians await crucial tribunal finding into 1970s brutal Khmer Rouge regime - The Conversation AU

Cambodians await crucial tribunal finding into 1970s brutal Khmer Rouge regime  The Conversation AU

A potentially historic ruling on genocide by a tribunal in Cambodia on Friday could unsettle understandings of the past among Cambodians - and create a ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - The Diplomat

The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly  The Diplomat

Irrespective of what the United Nations says, on November 16, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), better known as the Khmer ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Convicted Khmer Rouge prison chief discharged from hospital - TimesLIVE

Convicted Khmer Rouge prison chief discharged from hospital  TimesLIVE

The former chief interrogator and torturer for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge has been discharged from hospital after a health scare that lasted weeks, an official told ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Verdict Due Against Khmer Rouge Leaders for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Verdict Due Against Khmer Rouge Leaders for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The verdict this Friday focuses on charges of crimes against humanity and genocide committed at worksites, cooperatives, security centers and execution sites, ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict - La Croix International

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict  La Croix International

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict. Surviving Khmer Rouge leaders face judgment over the slaughter of Muslim Chams and ethnic Vietnamese, ...

6 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Convicted Khmer Rouge-era prison chief hospitalised in Phnom Penh - Al Jazeera English

Convicted Khmer Rouge-era prison chief hospitalised in Phnom Penh  Al Jazeera English

Duch, 76, was given a life sentence for crimes against humanity after first trial at UN-backed Khmer Rouge Tribunal.

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

As more newspapers fail, news 'deserts' expand in US: study - Politiko

As more newspapers fail, news 'deserts' expand in US: study  Politiko

More than 1800 US newspapers have closed since 2004, leaving expanding "news deserts" with little or no local reporting on public affairs, researchers said in ...

16 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia - The Independent

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia  The Independent

In 1978, three young men on a gap year strayed into Cambodian waters and were discovered by members of the Khmer Rouge. Holly Baxter retraced the steps ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

What was the Khmer Rouge regime, who was Pol Pot and how many people died in the mass killings? - The Sun

What was the Khmer Rouge regime, who was Pol Pot and how many people died in the mass killings?  The Sun

The Khmer Rouge seized power in Cambodia after the civil war in 1975 with Pol Pot emerging as the communist regime's ruthless tyrant which set about wiping ...

9 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

International Criminal Law Roundup: Part II - Just Security

International Criminal Law Roundup: Part II  Just Security

This is Part II of an international criminal law roundup focused on the ad hoc international and hybrid tribunals. Part I was dedicated to.

7 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Malaysia's China debt crisis: Mahathir calls Xi Jinping's help with fiscal problems - Politiko

Malaysia's China debt crisis: Mahathir calls Xi Jinping's help with fiscal problems  Politiko

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called on China's top leadership Monday to help solve his country's fiscal problems, as he tries to revise major ...

20 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

EU donates €3.5M to the KR Tribunal , National - The Phnom Penh Post

EU donates €3.5M to the KR Tribunal , National  The Phnom Penh Post

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) announced on Monday that the European Union (EU) has pledged a total of €3.5 million ($4.1 ...

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Psychotherapy and Buddhism help heal Cambodia's wounds - BBC News

Psychotherapy and Buddhism help heal Cambodia's wounds  BBC News

A new approach to psychological healing after the genocide in Cambodia combines aspects of psychotherapy with Buddhist meditation.

23 May 2018 | 3:34 pm

20 Years After His Death, Cambodians Still Struggle to Put Memories of Pol Pot Behind Them - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

20 Years After His Death, Cambodians Still Struggle to Put Memories of Pol Pot Behind Them  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The Khmer Rouge leader's remote final resting place lies all but forgotten, yet many Cambodians cannot escape memories of his rule of terror.

23 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Can Cambodia stay competitive with so many public holidays? - The Phnom Penh Post

Can Cambodia stay competitive with so many public holidays?  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia likely became the country with the largest number of public holidays in the world on Tuesday, raising questions about the ability of Cambodia to stay ...

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

'Day of Anger' becomes Kingdom's latest national holiday - The Phnom Penh Post

'Day of Anger' becomes Kingdom's latest national holiday  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia, the country with quite possibly the most public holidays of any nation in the world, has just added one more – and a controversial one at that.

20 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Koh Trâl: another lie by Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Koh Trâl: another lie by Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

Dear Sir,. On his Facebook page, Sam Rainsy wrote, on 5 February 2018, Hun Sen ceded Koh Tral to Vietnam in 1982. It is pure lie. To rewrite history is typical ...

9 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Despite the controversy, the Khmer Rouge Tribunal is a success - The Interpreter

Despite the controversy, the Khmer Rouge Tribunal is a success  The Interpreter

There are many other yardsticks for judging the achievements of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal beyond just counting convictions.

19 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Mixed emotions over Victory Day - Khmer Times

Mixed emotions over Victory Day  Khmer Times

Sunday is officially Cambodia's Victory Over Genocide Day, an occasion to be celebrated by some, while others have mixed feelings about it. This Sunday, the ...

5 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

As PM recycles policy, who wins?, National, Post In-depth - The Phnom Penh Post

As PM recycles policy, who wins?, National, Post In-depth  The Phnom Penh Post

With the government wielding the threat of dissolution over the Cambodia National Rescue Party, Prime Minister Hun Sen has returned to a familiar trope rooted ...

9 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Mission Accomplished? - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Mission Accomplished?  The Diplomat

The victims of the Khmer Rouge regime spent more than 30 years hoping, waiting, and praying for their day in court. Survivors from the nightmare of the Khmer ...

17 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Keeping the peace in a post Khmer Rouge era - The Phnom Penh Post

Keeping the peace in a post Khmer Rouge era  The Phnom Penh Post

The disarmament of the Khmer Rouge was an ambitious, internationally driven mission. The xenophobic communist regime, which rose to power in 1975 and ...

7 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Making of a strongman: In July 1997, Hun Sen took full control of the country – and his party - The Phnom Penh Post

Making of a strongman: In July 1997, Hun Sen took full control of the country – and his party  The Phnom Penh Post

Over two days of bloody armed battles 20 years ago today, forces loyal to Hun Sen routed troops supporting Prince Norodom Ranariddh, marking the moment ...

5 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Celebrated historian Michael Vickery dies, 86 - The Phnom Penh Post

Celebrated historian Michael Vickery dies, 86  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia bid farewell to a giant of Southeast Asian scholarship on Thursday with the death of the American historian Michael Vickery in Battambang, where his ...

3 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Trial of Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan in final stage - Stuff.co.nz

Trial of Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan in final stage  Stuff.co.nz

Phnom Penh Closing arguments have begun at Cambodia's genocide tribunal in the prosecution of former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu ...

13 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Document hunter wins human rights award - The Phnom Penh Post

Document hunter wins human rights award  The Phnom Penh Post

Youk Chhang remembers the first document he uncovered; it's still sitting on his desk. Under a staircase in an old government building in the early 1980s, ...

4 May 2017 | 2:00 am

Youk Chhang: A Cambodian National Treasure - The Diplomat

Youk Chhang: A Cambodian National Treasure  The Diplomat

Leading by example, he taught a nation how to forgive without forgetting.

27 Apr 2017 | 2:00 am

Pol Pot Was 'Gentle,' Nephew Tells Khmer Rouge Tribunal - The Cambodia Daily

Pol Pot Was 'Gentle,' Nephew Tells Khmer Rouge Tribunal  The Cambodia Daily

Pol Pot was a “gentle” and friendly person who never used “inappropriate” or abusive words to those around him, his nephew told the Khmer Rouge tribunal on ...

30 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am

Jailing of Khmer Rouge leaders 'sends message to North Korea': U.N. envoy - Reuters

Jailing of Khmer Rouge leaders 'sends message to North Korea': U.N. envoy  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian Supreme Court chamber on Wednesday upheld a life sentence for two top cadres of the 1970s Khmer Rouge found ...

22 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am

Ex-Prime Minister Pen Sovann dies at 80 - The Phnom Penh Post

Ex-Prime Minister Pen Sovann dies at 80  The Phnom Penh Post

Pen Sovann, who served as Cambodia's first prime minister after the fall of the Khmer Rouge but ended up jailed in Hanoi for a decade after displeasing ...

31 Oct 2016 | 2:00 am

Digesting the Details Long After a Dinner with Pol Pot - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Digesting the Details Long After a Dinner with Pol Pot  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

History would prove the Swedes wrong, though Bergström himself disavowed the Khmer Rouge in 1979, a year after his return from Cambodia.

4 Oct 2016 | 2:00 am

Files focus on forced marriages under Khmer Rouge - The Phnom Penh Post

Files focus on forced marriages under Khmer Rouge  The Phnom Penh Post

The Khmer Rouge “twisted” marriage to increase their revolutionary population, in effect legitimising rape, according to key documents presented at the Khmer ...

7 Sep 2016 | 2:00 am

Hor Namhong Was Khmer Rouge Prison Chief, Tribunal Told - The Cambodia Daily

Hor Namhong Was Khmer Rouge Prison Chief, Tribunal Told  The Cambodia Daily

Former Foreign Minister Hor Namhong was chief of the Boeng Trabek prison camp during the Pol Pot regime, not an inmate, a former prisoner whose husband ...

12 Aug 2016 | 2:00 am

20 Years On, Historic Khmer Rouge Defection Remembered - The Cambodia Daily

20 Years On, Historic Khmer Rouge Defection Remembered  The Cambodia Daily

PAILIN PROVINCE – For Y Chhean, a former bodyguard for Pol Pot who went on to command this province on the Thai border, the seeds of the defection he led ...

9 Aug 2016 | 2:00 am

Ex-Investigator Questions Lengthy Khmer Rouge Tribunal - Khmer Times

Ex-Investigator Questions Lengthy Khmer Rouge Tribunal  Khmer Times

Ten years, $250 million and one conviction. As the years accrue and victims' memories dwindle, founder of the Documentation Centre of Cambodia (DC-CAM) ...

23 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

A Decade Later, Khmer Rouge Tribunal Leaving a Mixed Legacy - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

A Decade Later, Khmer Rouge Tribunal Leaving a Mixed Legacy  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Some $260 million has been spent on the proceedings since 2006, with only one defendant, Duch, receiving a full sentence for his charges of crimes against ...

21 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Khmer Rouge cadre says Westerners 'burnt to ashes' on his watch - Reuters

Cambodian Khmer Rouge cadre says Westerners 'burnt to ashes' on his watch  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The first member of Cambodia's notorious Khmer Rouge regime jailed for the 1970s “Killing Fields” atrocities admitted on Thursday ...

9 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Group of Cambodian Muslims among 'smashed' by Khmer Rouge - Daily Sabah

Group of Cambodian Muslims among 'smashed' by Khmer Rouge  Daily Sabah

Kaing Guek Eav, chairman of the Khmer Rouge's most notorious prison, told the Khmer Rouge tribunal Wednesday of a group of Muslims who were smashed at.

8 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Railway Revival Rekindles Memories of Khmer Rouge Evacuation - VOA Khmer (English)

Railway Revival Rekindles Memories of Khmer Rouge Evacuation  VOA Khmer (English)

It serves as a reminder of the regime's use of rail transport in its attempts to force Cambodians into the leadership's vision of the country as an agrarian utopia.

23 May 2016 | 2:00 am

Forbidden Thoughts - The Cambodia Daily

Forbidden Thoughts  The Cambodia Daily

In August 1978, as reports of Khmer Rouge atrocities began to flow out of Cambodia, Gunnar Bergstrom arrived in Phnom Penh on a mission. He was hoping to ...

17 Apr 2016 | 2:00 am

The Top 10 Most Inhuman Henry Kissinger Quotes - AlterNet

The Top 10 Most Inhuman Henry Kissinger Quotes  AlterNet

Henry Kissinger's quote released by Wikileaks, "The illegal we do immediately; the unconstitutional takes a little longer," likely brought a smile to his legions of ...

12 Feb 2016 | 2:00 am

Evidence Mounts Over Khmer Rouge Genocide of Muslims and Vietnamese - The Diplomat

Evidence Mounts Over Khmer Rouge Genocide of Muslims and Vietnamese  The Diplomat

Ever since Cambodia's prime minister Hun Sen asked the United Nations in the late 1990s to back his plan for a trial of surviving Khmer Rouge leaders, legal ...

19 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am

The Forgotten Antagonist - The Phnom Penh Post

The Forgotten Antagonist  The Phnom Penh Post

The late historian, linguist, philosopher and politician Keng Vannsak was a pivotal player in the creation of modern Cambodia. Ninety years after his birth, his ...

12 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am

Next Article A Mother Remembers Ieng Thirith's Brutal Gender Policy - Khmer Times

Next Article A Mother Remembers Ieng Thirith's Brutal Gender Policy  Khmer Times

PAILIN (Khmer Times) – Sixty-four-year-old Mey Ran sits and watches her granddaughters romp around her two-story house that sits in the middle of her ...

30 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

Ieng Thirith: Scholar who became the highest-ranked woman in the Khmer Rouge and was later charged with genocide - The Independent

Ieng Thirith: Scholar who became the highest-ranked woman in the Khmer Rouge and was later charged with genocide  The Independent

Ieng Thirith was the highest-ranking woman in the Khmer Rouge, the genocidal regime that oversaw the death of nearly 2m Cambodians. Sister-in-law of the ...

24 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

Ieng Thirith, sister-in-law of late Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, dies in Cambodia - The Straits Times

Ieng Thirith, sister-in-law of late Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, dies in Cambodia  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - The former “first lady” of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime died on Saturday, according to a UN-backed tribunal, without ...

22 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge's 'first lady' Ieng Thirith dies - Aljazeera.com

Khmer Rouge's 'first lady' Ieng Thirith dies  Aljazeera.com

Accused of genocide in Cambodia, senior Khmer Rouge regime member dies at 83 in one of group's last strongholds.

22 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

Becker recounts Pol Pot meeting, National - The Phnom Penh Post

Becker recounts Pol Pot meeting, National  The Phnom Penh Post

Veteran American journalist and author Elizabeth Becker yesterday told the Khmer Rouge tribunal about her “bizarre” interview with Democratic Kampuchea ...

10 Feb 2015 | 2:00 am

Star architect unveils designs for Cambodia genocide museum - The National

Star architect unveils designs for Cambodia genocide museum  The National

PHNOM PENH // The British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid has unveiled designs for a museum that will chronicle the crimes of the 1975-1979 Khmer Rouge regime ...

12 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

The Genocide That Wasn't | by Stéphanie Giry | NYR Daily - The New York Review of Books

The Genocide That Wasn't | by Stéphanie Giry | NYR Daily  The New York Review of Books

Cambodian students performing a reenactment of a Khmer Rouge massacre as part of the annual day of remembrance, Phnom Penh, May 20, 2014. August 7 ...

25 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Justice Evades Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Trials - Radio Free Asia

Justice Evades Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Trials  Radio Free Asia

Survivors of the Khmer Rouge era embrace each other after hearing the verdict in the trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders at the ECCC in Phnom Penh, Aug.

12 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge trial raises questions of justice - The Japan Times

Khmer Rouge trial raises questions of justice  The Japan Times

They were leaders of Cambodia's infamous Khmer Rouge, the fanatical communist movement behind a 1970s reign of terror that transformed this entire nation i.

8 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Profile: Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan - BBC News

Profile: Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan  BBC News

The BBC profiles Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, the two most senior surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime.

7 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Pol Pot's Chief Henchmen Face Genocide Charges - the Diplomat

Pol Pot's Chief Henchmen Face Genocide Charges  the Diplomat

Charges of genocide have been pressed against surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge by prosecutors at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of ...

1 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Former Khmer Rouge leaders begin genocide trial - BBC News

Former Khmer Rouge leaders begin genocide trial  BBC News

The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.

30 Jul 2014 | 2:00 am

Y Chhien to Be Replaced as Pailin Governor - The Cambodia Daily

Y Chhien to Be Replaced as Pailin Governor  The Cambodia Daily

Y Chhien, who has served as the governor of Pailin province since former Khmer Rouge Foreign Minister Ieng Sary led his rebel forces in the area to defect to ...

30 May 2014 | 2:00 am

The forced transfers - The Phnom Penh Post

The forced transfers  The Phnom Penh Post

As residents of Phnom Penh, my family was forced to leave their home and take an uncertain journey to their native village in Prey Veng, a province in ...

22 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am

Cambodia hurries to prosecute ageing Khmer Rouge leaders - The Conversation

Cambodia hurries to prosecute ageing Khmer Rouge leaders  The Conversation

More than 30 years after they were deposed, the leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge are on trial in the country they once ruled. The body set up to prosecute ...

11 Feb 2014 | 2:00 am

From the archive, 11 December 1979: Deposed Pol Pot gives interview in the jungle - The Guardian

From the archive, 11 December 1979: Deposed Pol Pot gives interview in the jungle  The Guardian

Originally published in the Guardian on 11 December 1979: Ousted leader admits that his regime made mistakes but maintains that only several thousand ...

11 Dec 2013 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Political History - Monthly Review

Cambodian Political History  Monthly Review

The recent history of Cambodia is little known, greatly disputed, and grim. [A]fter U.S.-backed Lon Nol deposed Sihanouk in March 1970…

1 Nov 2013 | 2:00 am

When governing is a family affair, National - The Phnom Penh Post

When governing is a family affair, National  The Phnom Penh Post

Debate can often rage over who is in charge of resolving issues across the country as they arise – provincial governors or provincial lawmakers. “Whenever ...

10 Sep 2013 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge territory plays host to tourists at luxury resort - Washington Post

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge territory plays host to tourists at luxury resort  Washington Post

A new luxury resort tries to make it in the heart of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge province.

3 Jul 2013 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea expresses 'remorse' - BBC News

Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea expresses 'remorse'  BBC News

Former top Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea expresses rare remorse for atrocities committed under the Maoist regime at his UN-backed trial.

31 May 2013 | 2:00 am

Ieng Sary's Chinese Passport Shows Beijing's Support of KR - The Cambodia Daily

Ieng Sary's Chinese Passport Shows Beijing's Support of KR  The Cambodia Daily

Ieng Sary, the recently deceased foreign minister of the Khmer Rouge, was given a Chinese passport by Beijing after the fall of the Pol Pot regime in 1979, ...

3 Apr 2013 | 2:00 am

Ieng Sary Did Not Stash Funds Overseas: Son - Radio Free Asia

Ieng Sary Did Not Stash Funds Overseas: Son  Radio Free Asia

Ieng Sary talks in the courtroom during his trial for war crimes at the Extraordinary Chamber in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in Phnom Penh on March 20, ...

1 Apr 2013 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge ‘Brother Number Two’ Seen Fit for Trial - Radio Free Asia

Khmer Rouge ‘Brother Number Two’ Seen Fit for Trial  Radio Free Asia

Nuon Chea, the former notorious Khmer Rouge regime's chief ideologist, is fit to stand trial for war crimes and genocide, medical experts told Cambodia's ...

25 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Hundreds Attend Ex-Khmer Rouge Leader’s Cremation - Radio Free Asia

Hundreds Attend Ex-Khmer Rouge Leader’s Cremation  Radio Free Asia

Some 1,000 mourners attended the cremation Thursday of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Sary, who died last week while on trial for genocide ...

21 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Ieng Sary, Minister For Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, Dies Reuters 15 MAR 2013 - Daily Maverick

Ieng Sary, Minister For Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, Dies Reuters 15 MAR 2013  Daily Maverick

Ieng Sary, who was standing trial for crimes against humanity during his time as the Khmer Rouge's foreign minister in Cambodia in the 1970s, died on Thursday ...

15 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Ieng Sary, Former Official of Khmer Rouge, Dies at 87 - New York Times

Ieng Sary, Former Official of Khmer Rouge, Dies at 87  New York Times

Ieng Sary, the former foreign minister of the Khmer Rouge who was one of three elderly leaders on trial on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and ...

14 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

The Khmer Rouge on Trial: Cambodia's Foreign Ministry Responds - The New York Review of Books

The Khmer Rouge on Trial: Cambodia's Foreign Ministry Responds  The New York Review of Books

Mr. Editor-in-Chief: I wish to respond to an article written by Stéphanie Giry, published on your blog under the title: “Necessary Scapegoats? The Making of the ...

14 Nov 2012 | 2:00 am

Cambodia wrestles with justice for ex-members of Khmer Rouge - Washington Post

Cambodia wrestles with justice for ex-members of Khmer Rouge  Washington Post

Thim Sam, a former Khmer Rouge soldier in a communist revolution that abolished property, profit and even money, has never tried his luck at the casino that ...

28 Sep 2012 | 2:00 am

Cambodia court orders release of Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' - Telegraph.co.uk

Cambodia court orders release of Khmer Rouge 'First Lady'  Telegraph.co.uk

The most senior woman in the notorious Pol Pot regime, dubbed the "First Lady" of the Khmer Rouge, has been declared unfit to stand trial.

13 Sep 2012 | 2:00 am

Funding Cambodia's War Crimes Tribunal - New York Times

Funding Cambodia's War Crimes Tribunal  New York Times

After months of riveting testimony, a war crimes tribunal in Cambodia is struggling to continue its own Nuremberg-style trial of former senior Khmer Rouge ...

28 Aug 2012 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge justice a race against time - Bangkok Post

Khmer Rouge justice a race against time  Bangkok Post

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal has been dogged by controversy since the first public hearings were held in November 2007, including allegations of ...

27 May 2012 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leader denies role in torture prison - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge leader denies role in torture prison  Telegraph.co.uk

A Khmer Rouge leader on trial for crimes against humanity on Wednesday rejected claims from the regime's chief jailer as "untruthful", denying he was ever in ...

18 Apr 2012 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leader tells Cambodia court: 'don't call me Brother Number Two' - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge leader tells Cambodia court: 'don't call me Brother Number Two'  Telegraph.co.uk

The former deputy leader of the Khmer Rouge told Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes court on Wednesday that he was never called "Brother Number Two", ...

14 Dec 2011 | 2:00 am

Nuon Chea: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people' - BBC News

Nuon Chea: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'  BBC News

Pol Pot's deputy tells a court the Khmer Rouge were not "bad people", blaming deaths of Cambodians under the Maoist regime on Vietnam.

5 Dec 2011 | 2:00 am

Documentary evidence used in Khmer Rouge leader's trial - Telegraph.co.uk

Documentary evidence used in Khmer Rouge leader's trial  Telegraph.co.uk

Nuon Chea, known as "Brother Number 2" in the Khmer Rouge regime, was confronted in court with a clip of him calling his victims "traitors" in a 2009 ...

22 Nov 2011 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge UN Tribunal Centers on Controversial Amnesty - Voice of America

Khmer Rouge UN Tribunal Centers on Controversial Amnesty  Voice of America

The U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal continued its hearings into the four surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge movement. Arguments revolved around ...

27 Jun 2011 | 2:00 am

Clinton urges Cambodia to strike a balance with China - Washington Post

Clinton urges Cambodia to strike a balance with China  Washington Post

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday called on Cambodia to maintain an independent foreign policy and avoid ...

1 Nov 2010 | 2:00 am

When does a massacre become a genocide? - Indictment in Cambodia - The Economist

When does a massacre become a genocide? - Indictment in Cambodia  The Economist

CAMBODIA's United Nations-backed war-crimes court formally indicted four former Khmer Rouge leaders on September 16th. Their trial, set to begin next year, ...

17 Sep 2010 | 2:00 am

A timeline of the Khmer Rouge regime and its aftermath - CNN International

A timeline of the Khmer Rouge regime and its aftermath  CNN International

Phnom Penh, Cambodia (CNN) -- At least 1.7 million people -- nearly a quarter of Cambodia's population -- died under the 1975-1979 Khmer Rouge from ...

26 Jul 2010 | 2:00 am

Tribunal charges Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' with genocide - Reuters

Tribunal charges Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' with genocide  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A U.N.-backed Cambodian war crimes court on Monday charged a fourth top Khmer Rouge cadre with genocide, broadening the ...

21 Dec 2009 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge court told how Westerner was burned alive - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge court told how Westerner was burned alive  Telegraph.co.uk

A former security guard at the Khmer Rouge's most notorious prison told a tribunal on Wednesday that he watched as a Western prisoner was burned alive.

6 Aug 2009 | 2:00 am