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18 Oct 2018 | 12:51 pm

International Criminal Law Roundup: Part II - Just Security


Just Security

International Criminal Law Roundup: Part II
Just Security
(2) Senior members of the Khmer Rouge leadership (Case 002), two of whom remain in the dock after Ieng Thirith was declared unfit to stand trial (and later passed away) and her husband, Ieng Sary, died during trial. The national personnel have ...

7 Sep 2018 | 8:09 am

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


The Phnom Penh Post

EU donates €3.5M to the KR Tribunal
The Phnom Penh Post
... which was established in 2006, has tried Kaing Guek Eav (aka Duch), who is serving life in prison for crimes against humanity; former foreign minister Ieng Sary, who died in 2013 while his trial was ongoing; and Ieng Thirith, former minister for ...

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25 Jun 2018 | 10:48 pm

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

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
Remembering Ieng Thirith's radical gender policyThe Phnom Penh Post
Ieng Thirith dies at 83; accused in brutal Khmer Rouge regimeLos Angeles Times
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, a leader of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime, dies at 83Washington Post
Ieng Thirith dead: Former 'first lady' of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime dies aged 83The Independent
The Cambodia Daily -ABC Online
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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)
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 leader Ieng Thirith 'unfit for trial' - BBC News


BBC News

Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Thirith 'unfit for trial'
BBC News
A top Khmer Rouge leader charged with genocide is unfit to stand trial, judges at Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal have ruled. Ieng Thirith, the Maoist regime's social affairs minister, had been due to go on trial on Monday, with three other top-level ...
At Cambodia War-Crimes Trial, Defendants Are Not All ThereTIME
Khmer Rouge ideologue says defended Cambodia from invadersReuters
Khmer Rouge leaders accused of 'brutality that defies belief' as trial beginsTelegraph.co.uk
Christian Science Monitor -The Independent -New York Times
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17 Nov 2011 | 7:32 am

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


Reuters

Tribunal charges Khmer Rouge "First Lady" with genocide
Reuters
The tribunal on Monday also charged her with torture and religious persecution. Ieng Thirith, a former Shakespeare scholar known as the “Khmer Rouge First Lady”, was arrested in November 2007 with her 85-year-old husband and ex-foreign minister Ieng ...

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21 Dec 2009 | 5:33 am