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14 Aug 2018 | 11:52 am

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


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

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25 Jun 2018 | 10:48 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 ...

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11 Mar 2018 | 7:55 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 ...

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29 Nov 2016 | 11:28 pm

What Do Hell and Camelot Have in Common? - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

What Do Hell and Camelot Have in Common?
Huffington Post
The Times recently ran the obituary of Ieng Thirith (“Ieng Thirith, Khmer Rouger Minister in Cambodia, Dies at 83,” NYT, 8/22/15). If nothing else the piece will disabuse you of the idea that Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge was at least a meritocracy ...

1 Oct 2015 | 6:07 pm

Been and Gone: The director of I, Claudius and the gangster's moll - BBC News


BBC News

Been and Gone: The director of I, Claudius and the gangster's moll
BBC News
Ieng Thirith was a classical scholar and devotee of Shakespeare who became a senior figure in the Khmer Rouge, the regime which brought terror to Cambodia in the late 1970s. As social affairs minister under Pol Pot, her brother-in-law, she was ...

3 Sep 2015 | 3:11 am

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


Khmer Times

A Mother Remembers Ieng Thirith's Brutal Gender Policy
Khmer Times
Instead of raising her children, they were sent to collective childcare centers while she worked as a medic at a field hospital during the civil war. Yet despite the suffering the Khmer Rouge caused her, Ms. Ran said she wants to forgive Ieng Thirith ...

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30 Aug 2015 | 10:12 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
Remembering Ieng Thirith's radical gender policyThe Phnom Penh Post
VOA Khmer (English) -Radio Free Asia -The Cambodia Daily
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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
The Khmer Rouge's rule, from 1975 to 1979, is estimated to have left 1.7 million people dead. As minister of social affairs, Ms. Ieng Thirith was the most powerful woman in the Khmer Rouge. She was married to Ieng Sary, who was foreign minister and ...
Ieng Thirith, sister-in-law of late Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, dies in CambodiaThe Straits Times
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 -The Phnom Penh Post
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22 Aug 2015 | 4:26 pm

Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity - BBC News


BBC News

Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity
BBC News
Ieng Sary, the former foreign minister, died in March 2013. His wife Ieng Thirith, who served as the regime's social affairs minister, has been ruled unfit to stand trial. Before this, former prison chief Duch was the only senior Khmer Rouge figure ...
Profile: Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu SamphanBBC News
Cambodia Jails Genocidal Khmer Rouge Regime For LifeBusiness Insider
Cambodia tribunal convicts Khmer Rouge leadersUSA TODAY
Washington Post -The Independent
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6 Aug 2014 | 10:39 pm

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


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 scope of a long-awaited trial of the ultra-communist “Killing Fields” regime's top ranks. <p>Ieng Thirith ...

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21 Dec 2009 | 5:33 am

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