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24 Nov 2017 | 10:26 am

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

When Brutal Killers Die, What Becomes of Their Remains? - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

When Brutal Killers Die, What Becomes of Their Remains?
The Cambodia Daily
Ieng Thirith, Khmer Rouge 'First Lady,' Dies at 83. Ieng Thirith, who was among Pol Pot's inner circle during the rule of the Khmer Rouge as the regime's social affairs minister, died on Saturday in Pailin province, where her family remains influential ...

16 Jan 2017 | 5:38 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

Khmer Rouge leaders have life sentences upheld for atrocities - Sky News


Sky News

Khmer Rouge leaders have life sentences upheld for atrocities
Sky News
Their two co-defendants, Ieng Sary, the third-ranking Khmer Rouge leader and its foreign minister, and his wife, Ieng Thirith, died during the first phase of their trial. Seak Ny, 64, whose husband died of starvation under the regime, said: "I waited ...
Jailing of Khmer Rouge leaders 'sends message to North Korea' - UN envoyReuters UK
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
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23 Nov 2016 | 9:54 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
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 deputy prime minister. He died in 2013. Both she and her husband were part of a group of young ...
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 Straits Times -The Cambodia Daily -Daily Mail
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22 Aug 2015 | 4:26 pm

'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