Cambodia News: Ieng Thirith

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
Ieng Sary, the Khmer Rouge's influential foreign minister, and his wife, the regime's Minister for Social Affairs Ieng Thirith, broke away from the guerrilla group in exchange for a government amnesty in 1996. Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot – arrested by ...

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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


Stuff.co.nz

Trial of Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan in final stage
Stuff.co.nz
A man touches a glass case containing 5000 human skulls belonging to the Khmer Rouge victims as people gather to mark the 42nd anniversary of the start of the regime, at the Choeung Ek memorial in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in April. Phnom Penh Closing ...

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13 Jun 2017 | 12:19 am

Finding Justice in Cambodia: Too Little, Too Late? - Diplomatic Courier


Diplomatic Courier

Finding Justice in Cambodia: Too Little, Too Late?
Diplomatic Courier
So far, five senior regime figures have been tried: Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, who ran the infamous S-21 security center; Nuon Chea, the regime's second-in-command; Ieng Sary, its foreign minister; Ieng Thirith, social affairs minister; and ...

25 Mar 2017 | 11:44 pm

Jailing of Khmer Rouge leaders 'sends message to North Korea' - UN envoy - Reuters UK


Reuters UK

Jailing of Khmer Rouge leaders 'sends message to North Korea' - UN envoy
Reuters UK
His wife, Ieng Thirith, a former minister, died in 2015. The Cambodian government also welcomed the court judgment. "We express our hope that this trial and today's delivery of the final judgment brings some relief for your pain and suffering," Deputy ...
Khmer Rouge leaders have life sentences upheld for atrocitiesSky News
Cambodia: UN Tribunal Rejects Appeal of Ex-Khmer Rouge LeadersThe Diplomat
Cambodian Supreme Court Upholds Life Sentences For Khmer Rouge LeadersHuffington Post
The Seattle Times -International Business Times, Singapore Edition -South China Morning Post
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23 Nov 2016 | 1:14 am

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 ...
Ieng Thirith, 'First Lady' of the Khmer Rouge, Dies at 83TIME
Ieng Thirith dies at 83; accused in brutal Khmer Rouge regimeLos Angeles Times
Hundreds Bid Farewell to Ieng Thirith in PailinThe Cambodia Daily
The Phnom Penh Post -Radio Free Asia -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 dead: Former 'first lady' of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime dies aged 83The Independent
Ieng Thirith: 'First Lady' of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge dies while facing charges of genocide, crimes against humanityABC Online
Ieng Thirith, a leader of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime, dies at 83Washington Post
The Cambodia Daily -Fox News -Daily Mail
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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)
A senior-ranking member of Democratic Kampuchea, Ieng Thirith stood accused of crimes against humanity, genocide and grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions of 1949. Though she did not remain on trial long enough to see a verdict issued, the court's ...

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

UN Court in Cambodia Recommends Freeing Defendant Ill With Dementia - New York Times


New York Times

UN Court in Cambodia Recommends Freeing Defendant Ill With Dementia
New York Times
As minister for social affairs, the defendant, Ieng Thirith, 79, was the most powerful woman in the Khmer Rouge government, which was responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million people from 1975 to 1979 through execution, torture, forced labor ...
At Cambodia War-Crimes Trial, Defendants Are Not All ThereTIME
Regime Leaders 'Enslaved' The NationRadio Free Asia
Cambodia genocide: Khmer Rouge trio go on trialBBC News
Reuters -UN News Centre -The Independent
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17 Nov 2011 | 8:40 pm