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26 Apr 2018 | 2:19 pm

Hun Sen muses on 'prisoners' after Sokha bail denied, National ... - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen muses on 'prisoners' after Sokha bail denied, National ...
The Phnom Penh Post
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday wondered aloud in speech in Takhmao whether anyone cared about prisoners, one day after jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha saw his final bid for bail rejected at the Supreme Court. Despite pledging months ago to stop.

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11 Mar 2018 | 7:55 pm

Who Are You Calling Old? Brandeis Scholar Argues For An End To Ageism - WBUR


WBUR

Who Are You Calling Old? Brandeis Scholar Argues For An End To Ageism
WBUR
However, when Gullette turns her lens on how human rights violators like Augusto Pinochet or Ieng Thirith have escaped or avoided persecution by using ageist tactics such as trial delays and “dementia” defenses, I was right back in. “A kind of soft ...

15 Aug 2017 | 5:56 am

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


The Phnom Penh Post

Keeping the peace in a post Khmer Rouge era
The Phnom Penh Post
The second case initially involved Nuon Chea, Khieu Samphan, Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith. Sary died in 2013, before his trial had ended, while Thirith was found unfit to stand trial due to progressive dementia in 2011. She later died in 2015. Many ...

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8 Jul 2017 | 11:09 pm

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


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Trial of Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan in final stage
Stuff.co.nz
Chea, known as "Brother Number Two," was Deputy Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea, while Samphan served as head of state of what was then Democratic Kampuchea, in present-day Cambodia. Under their leadership, the Khmer Rouge attempted to ...

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13 Jun 2017 | 12:19 am

Document hunter wins human rights award - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Document hunter wins human rights award
The Phnom Penh Post
It was Ieng Sary,” Chhang said, referring to one of the communist movement's most senior leaders. Chhang chose not to run to an embassy for help. Instead, he said, he went to Sary's door, knocked, and simply asked to see his wife, Ieng Thirith, also a ...

3 May 2017 | 7:22 pm

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


The Cambodia Daily

Pol Pot Was 'Gentle,' Nephew Tells Khmer Rouge Tribunal - The ...
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 Tuesday. Seng Lytheng, 70, the son of Pol Pot's older brother Lot Seng, testified that he joined ...

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29 Nov 2016 | 11:28 pm

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


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 movement's leader, Pol Pot, she was a Sorbonne-educated Shakespeare scholar but went on to serve as ...
Ieng Thirith, 'First Lady' of the Khmer Rouge, Dies at 83TIME
Hundreds Bid Farewell to Ieng Thirith in PailinThe Cambodia Daily
Ieng Thirith dies at 83; accused in brutal Khmer Rouge regimeLos Angeles Times
The Phnom Penh Post -VOA Khmer (English) -Asian Correspondent
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24 Aug 2015 | 2:11 pm

Ieng Thirith, Khmer Rouge Minister in Cambodia, Dies at 83 - New York Times


New York Times

Ieng Thirith, Khmer Rouge Minister in Cambodia, Dies at 83
New York Times
Ieng Thirith, the sister-in-law and close collaborator of the genocidal Cambodian leader Pol Pot, died on Saturday in Pailin, Cambodia. She was 83. Her death was confirmed by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, a United Nations-backed ...
Ieng Thirith, sister-in-law of late Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, dies in CambodiaThe Straits Times
Ieng Thirith, Khmer Rouge 'First Lady,' Dies at 83The Cambodia Daily
Ieng Thirith dead: Former 'first lady' of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime dies aged 83The Independent
ABC Online -Washington Post
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22 Aug 2015 | 4:26 pm

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


Aljazeera.com (blog)

Khmer Rouge's 'first lady' Ieng Thirith dies
Aljazeera.com (blog)
Ieng Thirith - the sister-in-law of Pol Pot - has died in her home in Pailin province, one of the last strongholds of the Khmer Rouge. She was 83. She died at 10:30am local time on Saturday, her lawyer Phat Pouv Seang told Al Jazeera. She had been ...

22 Aug 2015 | 4:48 am

'First lady' of Khmer Rouge ruled unfit for genocide trial - CNN


CNN

'First lady' of Khmer Rouge ruled unfit for genocide trial
CNN
The special court set up in Cambodia to try people accused of atrocities under the Khmer Rouge has ordered the release of the regime's "first lady," saying she's unfit to stand trial. Ieng Thirith, who served as minister for social affairs in the Khmer ...
Cambodia to free Khmer Rouge 'first lady'Aljazeera.com

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13 Sep 2012 | 3:35 am