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22 Jun 2018 | 4:37 pm

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


The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen muses on 'prisoners' after Sokha bail denied
The Phnom Penh Post
Fellow defence lawyer Ket Khy pointed out that former Khmer Rouge leaders, such as former Foreign Minister Ieng Sary and his wife, former Social Affairs Minister Ieng Thirith, received decent health treatment while awaiting trial for war crimes. “My ...

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11 Mar 2018 | 7:55 pm

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

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


The Cambodia Daily

Pol Pot Was 'Gentle,' Nephew Tells Khmer Rouge Tribunal
The Cambodia Daily
As well as guarding the regime's highest echelons, he was introduced to the cook of Ieng Sary's wife, Ieng Thirith, often referred to as the regime's “first lady,” and the pair married in a private ceremony—a rare occurrence during the Pol Pot regime ...

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29 Nov 2016 | 11:28 pm

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
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) -Radio Free Asia
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24 Aug 2015 | 2:11 pm

Former Khmer Rouge minister dies in Cambodia - CNN


New York Times

Former Khmer Rouge minister dies in Cambodia
CNN
Hong Kong (CNN) Former "first lady" of the Khmer Rouge Ieng Thirith passed away Saturday in Pailin, western Cambodia, according to a United Nations-backed Cambodian court. Ieng Thirith, who served as minister for social affairs in the Khmer Rouge ...
Ieng Thirith, Khmer Rouge Minister in Cambodia, Dies at 83New York Times
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
ABC Online -Washington Post
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22 Aug 2015 | 8:12 am

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

Khmer Rouge's Ieng Thirith released - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge's Ieng Thirith released
Telegraph.co.uk
The tribunal said earlier that Ieng Thirith's release does not mean the charges against her are being withdrawn and is not a finding of guilt or innocence. It plans to consult annually with experts to see whether future medical advances could render ...

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16 Sep 2012 | 8:13 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

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