Cambodia News: Ieng Thirith

Why a Genocide Verdict in Cambodia Could Be the Last of Its Kind - TIME

Why a Genocide Verdict in Cambodia Could Be the Last of Its Kind  TIME

On Nov. 16, a fraught war crimes tribunal in Cambodia found former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of genocide.

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Judges Split on Whether Cambodia Tribunal Can Pursue Khmer Rouge Commander - The New York Times

Judges Split on Whether Cambodia Tribunal Can Pursue Khmer Rouge Commander  The New York Times

BANGKOK — Cambodian and foreign investigating judges issued conflicting rulings on Wednesday on whether a United Nations-backed tribunal, which this ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia, Genocide, and the Beijing Connection - Bitterwinter.org

Cambodia, Genocide, and the Beijing Connection  Bitterwinter.org

The last two survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime have been sentenced to life in prison for genocide. But it's a half victory.

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian-UN war crimes trials finally over - Daily Mirror

Cambodian-UN war crimes trials finally over  Daily Mirror

Finally, finally, the over-long, 10-year trials of the leaders of the murderous Khmer Rouge leadership of Cambodia are over. The two defendants, Nuon Chea and ...

24 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end? - ABC News

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end?  ABC News

Dogged by political interference, the trials of the those responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million Cambodians could be drawing to a close after officials stated ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

ECCC to soon determine role of Meas Muth - Khmer Times

ECCC to soon determine role of Meas Muth  Khmer Times

Judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia are expected to issue closing order against former Khmer Rouge navy commander Meas Muth ...

20 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

A Long Time Coming: Understanding the Landmark Ruling from the Khmer Rouge Trials - Just Security

A Long Time Coming: Understanding the Landmark Ruling from the Khmer Rouge Trials  Just Security

On Friday morning in Phnom Penh, the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC)—more commonly known as the Khmer ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Key moments in the trial of two senior Khmer Rouge leaders - FRANCE 24

Key moments in the trial of two senior Khmer Rouge leaders  FRANCE 24

Phnom Penh (AFP). Senior Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan on Friday were sentenced to life in prison on charges of genocide, ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - The Diplomat

The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly  The Diplomat

Irrespective of what the United Nations says, on November 16, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), better known as the Khmer ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Convicted Khmer Rouge prison chief discharged from hospital - TimesLIVE

Convicted Khmer Rouge prison chief discharged from hospital  TimesLIVE

The former chief interrogator and torturer for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge has been discharged from hospital after a health scare that lasted weeks, an official told ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict - UCA News

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict  UCA News

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict. Surviving Khmer Rouge leaders face judgment over the slaughter of Muslim Chams and ethnic Vietnamese among ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Convicted Khmer Rouge-era prison chief hospitalised in Phnom Penh - Al Jazeera English

Convicted Khmer Rouge-era prison chief hospitalised in Phnom Penh  Al Jazeera English

Duch, 76, was given a life sentence for crimes against humanity after first trial at UN-backed Khmer Rouge Tribunal.

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

International Criminal Law Roundup: Part II - Just Security

International Criminal Law Roundup: Part II  Just Security

This is Part II of an international criminal law roundup focused on the ad hoc international and hybrid tribunals. Part I was dedicated to developments at the ICC.

7 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

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

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

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

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

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

For Margaret Morganroth Gullette, aging is the story a culture fashions around the inevitable process of gaining years. It doesn't have to be a story of decline, yet ...

15 Aug 2017 | 2:00 am

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

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

The disarmament of the Khmer Rouge was an ambitious, internationally driven mission. The xenophobic communist regime, which rose to power in 1975 and ...

7 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

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

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

Phnom Penh Closing arguments have begun at Cambodia's genocide tribunal in the prosecution of former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu ...

13 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Document hunter wins human rights award - The Phnom Penh Post

Document hunter wins human rights award  The Phnom Penh Post

Youk Chhang remembers the first document he uncovered; it's still sitting on his desk. Under a staircase in an old government building in the early 1980s, ...

4 May 2017 | 2:00 am

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

Pol Pot Was 'Gentle,' Nephew Tells Khmer Rouge Tribunal  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 ...

30 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am

Jailing of Khmer Rouge leaders 'sends message to North Korea' - U.N. envoy - Reuters UK

Jailing of Khmer Rouge leaders 'sends message to North Korea' - U.N. envoy  Reuters UK

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian Supreme Court chamber on Wednesday upheld a life sentence for two top cadres of the 1970s Khmer Rouge found ...

22 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am

20 Years On, Historic Khmer Rouge Defection Remembered - The Cambodia Daily

20 Years On, Historic Khmer Rouge Defection Remembered  The Cambodia Daily

PAILIN PROVINCE – For Y Chhean, a former bodyguard for Pol Pot who went on to command this province on the Thai border, the seeds of the defection he led ...

9 Aug 2016 | 2:00 am

A Decade Later, Khmer Rouge Tribunal Leaving a Mixed Legacy - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

A Decade Later, Khmer Rouge Tribunal Leaving a Mixed Legacy  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Some $260 million has been spent on the proceedings since 2006, with only one defendant, Duch, receiving a full sentence for his charges of crimes against ...

21 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Did the Khmer Rouge regime commit genocide? - Southeast Asia Globe

Did the Khmer Rouge regime commit genocide?  Southeast Asia Globe

The Khmer Rouge has long been synonymous with the word genocide. Yet some question whether the regime is, in fact, guilty of 'the crime of all crimes'

20 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Khmer Rouge cadre says Westerners 'burnt to ashes' on his watch - Reuters

Cambodian Khmer Rouge cadre says Westerners 'burnt to ashes' on his watch  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The first member of Cambodia's notorious Khmer Rouge regime jailed for the 1970s “Killing Fields” atrocities admitted on Thursday ...

9 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Sexual Violation Under Cambodia's Khmer Rouge - The Diplomat

Sexual Violation Under Cambodia's Khmer Rouge  The Diplomat

For decades, the Khmer Rouge – the infamous ruling party of Cambodia in the mid- to late-1970s which orchestrated a genocide there – along with its ...

19 Mar 2016 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge beheaded Muslim captives - The Muslim News

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge beheaded Muslim captives  The Muslim News

13th Jan 2016. Cambodia: Khmer Rouge beheaded Muslim captives. By Lauren Crothers. PHNOM PENH (AA) – A Muslim witness has told Cambodia's Khmer ...

13 Jan 2016 | 2:00 am

Final goodbye: Nimoy, Berra, Thompson among those who died in 2015 - Johnson City Press (subscription)

Final goodbye: Nimoy, Berra, Thompson among those who died in 2015  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Sometimes the act of dying, by itself, represents a type of victory. Such was the case for Richard “Dick” Walters, who was a leader in the effort to get the state of ...

15 Dec 2015 | 2:00 am

Late King’s Biographer Donates Archives to Documentation Center - VOA Khmer (English)

Late King’s Biographer Donates Archives to Documentation Center  VOA Khmer (English)

Over the decades, Julio Jeldres amassed a collection of research materials, from videos and photographs, to interviews, papers, and books.

25 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am

Evidence Mounts Over Khmer Rouge Genocide of Muslims and Vietnamese - The Diplomat

Evidence Mounts Over Khmer Rouge Genocide of Muslims and Vietnamese  The Diplomat

Ever since Cambodia's prime minister Hun Sen asked the United Nations in the late 1990s to back his plan for a trial of surviving Khmer Rouge leaders, legal ...

19 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am

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

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

Our regular column covering the deaths of significant - but lesser reported - people of the past month. When the BBC dramatisation of I, Claudius was first ...

2 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am

Previous Article More than Skin Deep - Khmer Times

Previous Article More than Skin Deep  Khmer Times

PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) – A few years back, looking for a legit tattoo parlor in Phnom Penh was quite a mission. Now, they are cropping up everywhere ...

31 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

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

Khmer Rouge's 'first lady' Ieng Thirith dies  Aljazeera.com

Accused of genocide in Cambodia, senior Khmer Rouge regime member dies at 83 in one of group's last strongholds.

22 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

Female cadres of the Khmer Rouge - The Phnom Penh Post

Female cadres of the Khmer Rouge  The Phnom Penh Post

While the scope of female participation in the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge is unknown, experts say it is understated At 14, Tuy Kin was barely a young woman ...

1 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US - The Independent

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US  The Independent

It was 1978, in Talien, Cambodia, when the Khmer Rouge soldier came for my mother. An acquaintance had betrayed her, informing the Khmer Rouge ...

27 May 2015 | 2:00 am

Talking to Cambodians in the Bronx About the Khmer Rouge Genocide Tribunal - VICE

Talking to Cambodians in the Bronx About the Khmer Rouge Genocide Tribunal  VICE

Despite many Cambodian New Yorkers' connection to the tragedy, the diaspora here isn't too focused on the proceedings in their home country.

2 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Stop Blocking Justice for Khmer Rouge Crimes - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Stop Blocking Justice for Khmer Rouge Crimes  Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The Cambodian government should act on charges issued against criminal suspects by an international judge at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, or the ...

22 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge official charged in 1978 killing of Canadian Stuart Glass - The Globe and Mail

Khmer Rouge official charged in 1978 killing of Canadian Stuart Glass  The Globe and Mail

The special tribunal dealing with Khmer Rouge atrocities has for the first time filed charges related to the killing nearly 37 years ago of Stuart Glass, a Canadian ...

3 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am

30 Years of Hun Sen Violence, Repression, and Corruption in Cambodia - Human Rights Watch

30 Years of Hun Sen Violence, Repression, and Corruption in Cambodia  Human Rights Watch

30 Years of Hun Sen Violence, Repression, and Corruption in Cambodia.

12 Jan 2015 | 2:00 am

Cambodian leaders accused of complicity in Khmer Rouge atrocities as `dark past' questioned - Sydney Morning Herald

Cambodian leaders accused of complicity in Khmer Rouge atrocities as `dark past' questioned  Sydney Morning Herald

Khmer Rouge chief ideologue and Brother Number Two Nuon Chea has accused Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen and other senior government figures of ...

7 Jan 2015 | 2:00 am

Cambodian tribunal opens 1st genocide case against Khmer Rouge - The Japan Times

Cambodian tribunal opens 1st genocide case against Khmer Rouge  The Japan Times

A U.N.-backed Cambodian tribunal began hearing the first genocide case against the country's brutal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime on Friday, another step ...

17 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

The Genocide That Wasn't | by Stéphanie Giry | NYR Daily - The New York Review of Books

The Genocide That Wasn't | by Stéphanie Giry | NYR Daily  The New York Review of Books

Cambodian students performing a reenactment of a Khmer Rouge massacre as part of the annual day of remembrance, Phnom Penh, May 20, 2014. August 7 ...

25 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

International justice: Infamous war crimes cases - CBC.ca

International justice: Infamous war crimes cases  CBC.ca

A list of world leaders and former generals convicted of crimes against humanity or genocide who have been caught or are still at large.

22 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Justice Evades Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Trials - Radio Free Asia

Justice Evades Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Trials  Radio Free Asia

My parents and two brothers were among the estimated two million people killed by execution, forced labor, starvation and illness during the Khmer Rouge ...

12 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Profile: Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan - BBC News

Profile: Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan  BBC News

The BBC profiles Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, the two most senior surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime.

7 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Pol Pot's Chief Henchmen Face Genocide Charges - the Diplomat

Pol Pot's Chief Henchmen Face Genocide Charges  the Diplomat

Charges of genocide have been pressed against surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge by prosecutors at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of ...

1 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge head of state and Pol Pot right hand man face new genocide charge - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge head of state and Pol Pot right hand man face new genocide charge  Telegraph.co.uk

Khieu Samphan, and Nuon Chea, currently awaiting verdict for war crimes and crimes against humanity, face charges of genocide after 1.7m in the late 1970s.

29 Jul 2014 | 2:00 am

Can Khmer Rouge Survivors Get Justice? - the Diplomat

Can Khmer Rouge Survivors Get Justice?  the Diplomat

Attempts at providing Khmer Rouge victims with long overdue justice have faltered badly.

30 May 2014 | 2:00 am

The China connection: new book reveals Khmer Rouge relationship - The Phnom Penh Post

The China connection: new book reveals Khmer Rouge relationship  The Phnom Penh Post

Next week, a book by American academic Andrew Mertha will be published, delving for the first time into first-hand accounts of the ties between Democratic ...

14 Feb 2014 | 2:00 am

Cambodia hurries to prosecute ageing Khmer Rouge leaders - The Conversation

Cambodia hurries to prosecute ageing Khmer Rouge leaders  The Conversation

More than 30 years after they were deposed, the leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge are on trial in the country they once ruled. The body set up to prosecute ...

11 Feb 2014 | 2:00 am

From the archive, 11 December 1979: Deposed Pol Pot gives interview in the jungle - The Guardian

From the archive, 11 December 1979: Deposed Pol Pot gives interview in the jungle  The Guardian

Originally published in the Guardian on 11 December 1979: Ousted leader admits that his regime made mistakes but maintains that only several thousand ...

11 Dec 2013 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders deny responsibility for Cambodia atrocities - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge leaders deny responsibility for Cambodia atrocities  Telegraph.co.uk

Cambodia's top surviving Khmer Rouge leaders refused to admit guilt on Thursday at the end of a landmark two-year trial billed as a chance for reconciliation, ...

31 Oct 2013 | 2:00 am

End of the beginning, National, Phnom Penh Post - The Phnom Penh Post - The Phnom Penh Post

End of the beginning, National, Phnom Penh Post - The Phnom Penh Post  The Phnom Penh Post

Some two years after it began, after 212 days of hearings and the loss of two of its four original defendants, the Khmer Rouge tribunal will today begin hearing ...

16 Oct 2013 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Government Criticized for Failing to Pay Khmer Rouge Tribunal Staff - Radio Free Asia

Cambodian Government Criticized for Failing to Pay Khmer Rouge Tribunal Staff  Radio Free Asia

A global rights watchdog has slammed the Cambodian government for failing to pay national staffers at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, saying Phnom Penh is ...

5 Sep 2013 | 2:00 am

Challenges and barriers in Manila: A Cambodian worker's story - Rappler

Challenges and barriers in Manila: A Cambodian worker's story  Rappler

Though many Cambodians choose to work in the Philippines, most of them don't last too long because they feel lonely.

2 Sep 2013 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge killers live in contented retirement as Cambodia struggles with the legacy of Pol Pot - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge killers live in contented retirement as Cambodia struggles with the legacy of Pol Pot  Telegraph.co.uk

Many former Khmer Rouge commanders have retired to the villages in the remote jungle surrounding the town of Pailin, in the far west of Cambodia.

21 Jul 2013 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Khmer Rouge leader finally shows remorse for killings - Reuters

Cambodian Khmer Rouge leader finally shows remorse for killings  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A leader of the Cambodian Khmer Rouge expressed remorse on Thursday for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people during ...

30 May 2013 | 2:00 am

How a Brutal Khmer Rouge Leader Died 'Not Guilty' - The Atlantic

How a Brutal Khmer Rouge Leader Died 'Not Guilty'  The Atlantic

A verdict was never reached in Ieng Sary's human rights abuses case. His story reveals the limitations of international tribunals.

1 Apr 2013 | 2:00 am

Ieng Sary Cremated in Elaborate Funeral Ceremony - The Cambodia Daily

Ieng Sary Cremated in Elaborate Funeral Ceremony  The Cambodia Daily

MALAI DISTRICT, Banteay Meanchey province – Ieng Sary, one of the principal leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime, who died last week in the middle of a war ...

24 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Wife of Ieng Sary To Travel for His Funeral - VOA Khmer

Wife of Ieng Sary To Travel for His Funeral  VOA Khmer

Ieng Thirith had been on trial with her husband for atrocity crimes before the UN-backed tribunal found her mentally unfit to stand trial last year.

20 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Cambodian War Tribunal Strikers Return to Work - Radio Free Asia

Cambodian War Tribunal Strikers Return to Work  Radio Free Asia

National staffers at a U.N.-backed war tribunal in Cambodia called an end to a strike on Monday that had suspended the trial of high-ranking members of the ...

18 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Ieng Sary dies during Khmer Rouge trial - Financial Times

Ieng Sary dies during Khmer Rouge trial  Financial Times

Ieng Sary, the former top diplomat of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime, spoke only briefly at the start of his trial for genocide in 2011, confirming his ...

14 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Holocaust Museum Prepares Exhibit on Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Regime - Tablet Magazine

Holocaust Museum Prepares Exhibit on Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Regime  Tablet Magazine

A foreign tourist looks at skulls of Khmer Rouge's victims displayed in a memorial at the site of the former killing field at Choeung Ek in the outskirts of Phnom ...

28 Feb 2013 | 2:00 am

Cambodia in mourning as king's body heads back to homeland - Telegraph.co.uk

Cambodia in mourning as king's body heads back to homeland  Telegraph.co.uk

A convoy bearing the body of late Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk departed on Wednesday from the Beijing hospital where he passed away this week en ...

17 Oct 2012 | 2:00 am

Cambodia wrestles with justice for ex-members of Khmer Rouge - Washington Post

Cambodia wrestles with justice for ex-members of Khmer Rouge  Washington Post

Thim Sam, a former Khmer Rouge soldier in a communist revolution that abolished property, profit and even money, has never tried his luck at the casino that ...

28 Sep 2012 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Will justice be served for the millions killed by the Khmer Rouge? - Toronto Star

Cambodia: Will justice be served for the millions killed by the Khmer Rouge?  Toronto Star

The four-stripe general looked down at Kunthear Thorng and asked the boy to leave with him. “I said 'to where?' and he said 'far away from here,'” Thorng said.

27 Sep 2012 | 2:00 am

Cambodia court orders release of Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' - Telegraph.co.uk

Cambodia court orders release of Khmer Rouge 'First Lady'  Telegraph.co.uk

The most senior woman in the notorious Pol Pot regime, dubbed the "First Lady" of the Khmer Rouge, has been declared unfit to stand trial.

13 Sep 2012 | 2:00 am

Healing the wounds of the past - Otago Daily Times

Healing the wounds of the past  Otago Daily Times

Thirty-three years after the fall of Camdodia's genocidal Khmer Rouge regime, the country is still on the mend. Bruce Munro discovers Dunedin's substantial, ...

8 Sep 2012 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge mass grave uncovered in Cambodia - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge mass grave uncovered in Cambodia  Telegraph.co.uk

A mass grave thought to contain the remains of hundreds of Khmer Rouge victims has been uncovered in northwestern Cambodia, authorities said on Monday.

6 Aug 2012 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leader denies role in torture prison - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge leader denies role in torture prison  Telegraph.co.uk

A Khmer Rouge leader on trial for crimes against humanity on Wednesday rejected claims from the regime's chief jailer as "untruthful", denying he was ever in ...

18 Apr 2012 | 2:00 am

Cambodian War Criminal Given Life Sentence - NYU Local

Cambodian War Criminal Given Life Sentence  NYU Local

By Sharon Wu. A casual Google news search today of the words “Comrade Duch” results in a small handful of articles published in places such as the Philly.com ...

15 Feb 2012 | 2:00 am

Cambodia still reeling from Khmer Rouge - Stuff.co.nz

Cambodia still reeling from Khmer Rouge  Stuff.co.nz

Their photos line the walls of the genocide museum, once a notorious prison where Cambodians were tortured and killed by the brutal Khmer Rouge.

4 Feb 2012 | 2:00 am

Key facts on the Khmer Rouge - Aljazeera.com

Key facts on the Khmer Rouge  Aljazeera.com

Upon seizing power in 1975, the Khmer Rouge and their leader Pol Pot began a murderous regime that lasted until 1979.

3 Feb 2012 | 2:00 am

'Gentle, intelligent' man turned tyrant: photographer plans Pol Pot memorial - Sydney Morning Herald

'Gentle, intelligent' man turned tyrant: photographer plans Pol Pot memorial  Sydney Morning Herald

MANY of the photographs taken at Cambodia's notorious Tuol Sleng interrogation centre are too gruesome to publish: a man shot in the head crawls through his ...

7 Jan 2012 | 2:00 am

Nuon Chea: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people' - BBC News

Nuon Chea: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'  BBC News

Pol Pot's deputy tells a court the Khmer Rouge were not "bad people", blaming deaths of Cambodians under the Maoist regime on Vietnam.

5 Dec 2011 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leader slams 'fairytale' accusations - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge leader slams 'fairytale' accusations  Telegraph.co.uk

A top Khmer Rouge leader accused the prosecution at his historic war crimes trial on Wednesday of telling "fairytales", insisting that most Cambodian people ...

23 Nov 2011 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Survivors Seek Truth at Khmer Rouge Trial - New York Times

Cambodian Survivors Seek Truth at Khmer Rouge Trial  New York Times

At a trial scheduled to begin Monday in Cambodia, three senior members of the Khmer Rouge leadership are charged with genocide, crimes against humanity ...

20 Nov 2011 | 2:00 am

UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia hears reparations wish list for Khmer Rouge victims - UN News Centre

UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia hears reparations wish list for Khmer Rouge victims  UN News Centre

Lawyers representing 4000 victims of Khmer Rouge atrocities today presented a wish list for reparations to the United Nations-backed tribunal in Cambodia that ...

19 Oct 2011 | 2:00 am

Judge Quits Tribunal in Khmer Rouge Inquiry - New York Times

Judge Quits Tribunal in Khmer Rouge Inquiry  New York Times

BANGKOK — A German judge responsible for the indictment of Khmer Rouge suspects in a joint Cambodian-U.N. tribunal has resigned, citing political ...

10 Oct 2011 | 2:00 am

Scenes From a Khmer Rouge Trial Gone Wrong - The Atlantic

Scenes From a Khmer Rouge Trial Gone Wrong  The Atlantic

The UN-backed tribunal is faltering under corruption and infighting, leaving Cambodians to wonder if they will ever see justice.

21 Sep 2011 | 2:00 am

Peace at last for man who painted Khmer Rouge hell - The Independent

Peace at last for man who painted Khmer Rouge hell  The Independent

The horrors endured by Vann Nath during the dark years of the Khmer Rouge's tyrannical rule stayed with him until the very end. Indeed, they most likely ...

7 Sep 2011 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge Trial Important Catharsis for Cambodia - World Politics Review

Khmer Rouge Trial Important Catharsis for Cambodia  World Politics Review

The start of a U.N.-backed war crimes trial for the four surviving leaders of Khmer Rouge may finally set the stage for Cambodia to bring real closure to the ...

28 Jun 2011 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: First hearing ex-Khmer Rouge leaders' trial - BBC News

Cambodia: First hearing ex-Khmer Rouge leaders' trial  BBC News

A UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia is holding its first hearing in the trial of four former top Khmer Rouge leaders. The defendants include the "number two" in Pol ...

27 Jun 2011 | 2:00 am

Friend of Canadian killed by Khmer Rouge in 1978 still seeks justice - Toronto Star

Friend of Canadian killed by Khmer Rouge in 1978 still seeks justice  Toronto Star

A friend of a Canadian gunned down by a genocidal regime still seeks justice, even as the regime's senior leaders come to trial this week in the Cambodian ...

26 Jun 2011 | 2:00 am

Pauline Nyiramasuhuko and Son Get Life Terms for Rwanda Genocide - New York Times

Pauline Nyiramasuhuko and Son Get Life Terms for Rwanda Genocide  New York Times

A U.N. court sentenced Rwanda's former minister for family and women's affairs and her son to life prison terms for their roles in the 1994 genocide.

24 Jun 2011 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge Trial is Justice Delayed - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge Trial is Justice Delayed  Human Rights Watch

(New York) - The four Khmer Rouge leaders who go on trial on June 27, 2011, should have been brought to justice decades ago, Human Rights Watch said ...

24 Jun 2011 | 2:00 am

Ex-Khmer Rouge defend the dark past - BBC News

Ex-Khmer Rouge defend the dark past  BBC News

The BBC's Guy De Launey travels to a former Khmer Rouge stronghold in Cambodia to meet veterans of the brutal regime.

6 Oct 2010 | 2:00 am

Deputy leader of Khmer Rouge indicted for war crimes in Cambodia - Telegraph.co.uk

Deputy leader of Khmer Rouge indicted for war crimes in Cambodia  Telegraph.co.uk

Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal has indicted four former Khmer Rouge leaders for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, including the regime's ...

16 Sep 2010 | 2:00 am

Anger in Cambodia After Sentencing of Khmer Rouge Jailer Duch - New York Times

Anger in Cambodia After Sentencing of Khmer Rouge Jailer Duch  New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — For 30 years since the brutal Khmer Rouge regime was driven from power, Cambodians have lived with unresolved trauma, with ...

26 Jul 2010 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch found guilty - BBC News

Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch found guilty  BBC News

Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch has been found guilty of crimes against humanity by Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes tribunal. Duch, 67, whose full ...

26 Jul 2010 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Confronts the “G” Word - Foreign Policy

Cambodia Confronts the “G” Word  Foreign Policy

The Khmer Rouge liked to say, "When pulling out weeds, remove the roots and all." Fulfilling this dogma, the ultra-Maoist regime killed the babies of supposed ...

8 Jan 2010 | 2:00 am

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Cambodia's Healing Process - TIME

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Cambodia's Healing Process  TIME

The trial of Duch, the Khmer Rouge's chief jailer who oversaw the deaths of 15000 Cambodians, has ended, but the most difficult challenges for Khmer Rouge ...

30 Nov 2009 | 2:00 am

The 'killing fields' trial of Comrade Duch - CBC.ca

The 'killing fields' trial of Comrade Duch  CBC.ca

Cambodians cram the outer chamber to view the war crimes trial, through the glass, of former Khmer Rouge jailer, Comrade Duch, in July 2009. (Reuters) ...

25 Nov 2009 | 2:00 am

I ate insects to live, says Pol Pot torture survivor - Independent

I ate insects to live, says Pol Pot torture survivor  Independent

One of the few survivors of a notorious Khmer Rouge torture centre from which thousands of people were despatched to their deaths has revealed how he and ...

30 Jun 2009 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge Baby-Killing Recalled In Court - CBS News

Khmer Rouge Baby-Killing Recalled In Court  CBS News

Khmer Rouge guards killed babies by battering them against trees under an official policy to ensure the children of the brutal Cambodian regime's victims could ...

8 Jun 2009 | 2:00 am

Old and frail, Comrade Duch faces his victims 34 years on - Independent

Old and frail, Comrade Duch faces his victims 34 years on  Independent

Survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime today came face to face with one of its senior leaders as the "Killing Fields" court started hearing the case against him for ...

17 Feb 2009 | 2:00 am

CAMBODIA Hun Sen could testify at trial of Khmer Rouge - AsiaNews.it

CAMBODIA Hun Sen could testify at trial of Khmer Rouge  AsiaNews.it

The defense team has asked for permission to question the Cambodian prime minister and former king Norodom Sihanouk, because they possess.

3 Feb 2009 | 2:00 am

Cambodians mark 30 years since fall of Pol Pot - Reuters

Cambodians mark 30 years since fall of Pol Pot  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Thousands of Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge “Killing Fields” marked 30 years Wednesday since the fall of Pol Pot's ...

6 Jan 2009 | 2:00 am

Putting the Khmer Rouge on Trial - TIME

Putting the Khmer Rouge on Trial  TIME

The highest-ranking surviving member of Pol Pot's inner circle remains defiant as a long-awaited genocide trial draws closer.

26 Jul 2007 | 2:00 am