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

Cambodian-UN war crimes trials finally over, Finally, finally, the over-long, 10-year trials of the leaders of the murderous Khmer Rouge leadership of Cambodia ...

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

Last week the Khmer Rouge tribunal handed down a historic verdict against two elderly leaders of the regime that claimed at least 1.7 million lives, legally ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The Cambodian-UN War Crimes Trials are Finally Over - IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

The Cambodian-UN War Crimes Trials are Finally Over  IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

LUND, Sweden (IDN-INPS) – Finally, finally, the over-long, ten year trials of the leaders of the murderous Khmer Rouge leadership of Cambodia, are over.

20 Nov 2018 | 4:05 pm

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

ECCC, great Cambodian achievement - Khmer Times

ECCC, great Cambodian achievement  Khmer Times

November 16, 2018, is a historical date – not only for Cambodia but also for all humanity. It gives hope that all perpetrators of mass crimes, regardless of who ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Last surviving Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in landmark ruling - 17-Nov-2018 - NZ International news - NZCity

Last surviving Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in landmark ruling - 17-Nov-2018 - NZ International news  NZCity

The only surviving senior Khmer Rouge leaders are found guilty of genocide in a landmark judgement by Cambodia's long-running war crimes tribunal.

17 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 - La Croix International

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict  La Croix International

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

6 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Duch hospitalised in Phnom Penh - Khmer Times

Duch hospitalised in Phnom Penh  Khmer Times

Former S-21 chief Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, has been hospitalised after falling ill while serving his lifetime sentence in Kandal provincial prison.

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.

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 - The Phnom Penh Post

Keeping the peace in a post Khmer Rouge era  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

UN-backed court in Cambodia upholds life sentences for Khmer Rouge leaders - FRANCE 24 English

UN-backed court in Cambodia upholds life sentences for Khmer Rouge leaders  FRANCE 24 English

A Cambodian Supreme Court chamber on Wednesday upheld a life sentence for two top cadres of the 1970s Khmer Rouge found guilty of crimes against ...

23 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

Has the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Taken Too Long? - Khmer Times

Has the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Taken Too Long?  Khmer Times

In this second installment of a two-part series, Khmer Rouge expert Craig Etcheson examines both sides of the argument about whether the Khmer Rouge ...

11 Jul 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

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

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

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

PAILIN (Khmer Times) – Sixty-four-year-old Mey Ran sits and watches her granddaughters romp around her two-story house that sits in the middle of her ...

30 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

Road accidents kill 1,229 people in Cambodia in 1st half of 2015 - Khmer Times

Road accidents kill 1,229 people in Cambodia in 1st half of 2015  Khmer Times

PHNOM PENH, (Xinhua) — The number of road fatalities in Cambodia had risen to 1,229 people in the first six months of this year, up 5 percent compared to the ...

29 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

Ieng Thirith: Scholar who became the highest-ranked woman in the Khmer Rouge and was later charged with genocide - 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 ...

24 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

Ieng Thirith, Khmer Rouge Minister in Cambodia, Dies at 83 - New York Times

Ieng Thirith, Khmer Rouge Minister in Cambodia, Dies at 83  New York Times

Ms. Ieng Thirith, the most powerful woman in a brutal regime and Pol Pot's sister-in-law, was found unfit for trial in 2012 because of dementia.

23 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, Post - The Phnom Penh Post

Female cadres of the Khmer Rouge, Post  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

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

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

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

First Cambodia genocide trial aims to expose crimes - Globalnews.ca

First Cambodia genocide trial aims to expose crimes  Globalnews.ca

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The first trial on charges of genocide against Cambodia's brutal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime opened Friday with a prosecutor ...

17 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Star architect unveils designs for Cambodia genocide museum - The National

Star architect unveils designs for Cambodia genocide museum  The National

PHNOM PENH // The British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid has unveiled designs for a museum that will chronicle the crimes of the 1975-1979 Khmer Rouge regime ...

12 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders appeal life sentences for crimes against humanity - The Guardian

Khmer Rouge leaders appeal life sentences for crimes against humanity  The Guardian

Nuon Chea, 88, and Khieu Samphan, 83, two of the most senior surviving leaders of the Cambodian regime, appeal convictions.

30 Sep 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

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

Justice Evades Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Trials  Radio Free Asia

Survivors of the Khmer Rouge era embrace each other after hearing the verdict in the trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders at the ECCC in Phnom Penh, Aug.

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

Former Khmer Rouge leaders begin genocide trial - BBC News

Former Khmer Rouge leaders begin genocide trial  BBC News

The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.

30 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

39 Years After Rise of Khmer Rouge, Hope for a Trial’s End - VOA Khmer

39 Years After Rise of Khmer Rouge, Hope for a Trial’s End  VOA Khmer

On this day in 1975, the Khmer Rouge overran the capital and began a mass exodus of the cities, pushing people into labor camps and work collectives.

17 Apr 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

Cambodians remember the 'Killing Fields' | Cambodia - Aljazeera.com

Cambodians remember the 'Killing Fields' | Cambodia  Aljazeera.com

Phnom Penh, Cambodia - For Bou Meng and Chum Mey, the label "survivor" gives only a hint of their harrowing ordeals. Thirty-five years ago, both walked free ...

7 Jan 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 trial nears end, with tarnished legacy - Christian Science Monitor

Khmer Rouge trial nears end, with tarnished legacy  Christian Science Monitor

The man who was second to Pol Pot is scheduled to testify Thursday in his crimes against humanity trial. A conviction is far from assured, as is the legacy of the ...

30 Oct 2013 | 2:00 am

End of the beginning, National - The Phnom Penh Post

End of the beginning, National  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

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

Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea expresses 'remorse' - BBC News

Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea expresses 'remorse'  BBC News

Former top Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea expresses rare remorse for atrocities committed under the Maoist regime at his UN-backed trial.

31 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

Khmer Rouge ‘Brother Number Two’ Seen Fit for Trial - Radio Free Asia

Khmer Rouge ‘Brother Number Two’ Seen Fit for Trial  Radio Free Asia

Nuon Chea, the former notorious Khmer Rouge regime's chief ideologist, is fit to stand trial for war crimes and genocide, medical experts told Cambodia's ...

25 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Hundreds Attend Ex-Khmer Rouge Leader’s Cremation - Radio Free Asia

Hundreds Attend Ex-Khmer Rouge Leader’s Cremation  Radio Free Asia

Some 1,000 mourners attended the cremation Thursday of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Sary, who died last week while on trial for genocide ...

21 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Ieng Sary, Minister For Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, Dies Reuters 15 MAR 2013 - Daily Maverick

Ieng Sary, Minister For Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, Dies Reuters 15 MAR 2013  Daily Maverick

Ieng Sary, who was standing trial for crimes against humanity during his time as the Khmer Rouge's foreign minister in Cambodia in the 1970s, died on Thursday ...

15 Mar 2013 | 2:00 am

Ieng Sary - Telegraph.co.uk

Ieng Sary  Telegraph.co.uk

Ieng Sary, who has died aged 87, was a former Khmer Rouge official whose defection from the Cambodian Maoist rebel group in 1996 led to its collapse, ...

14 Mar 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's Khmer Rouge court adds mass killings to trial - South China Morning Post

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge court adds mass killings to trial  South China Morning Post

Cambodia's UN-backed court on Monday added a mass killing episode to the trial of three former Khmer Rouge leaders, amid fears they will not live long ...

8 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

'First lady' of Khmer Rouge ruled unfit for genocide trial - CNN International

'First lady' of Khmer Rouge ruled unfit for genocide trial  CNN International

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 ...

13 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 justice a race against time - Bangkok Post

Khmer Rouge justice a race against time  Bangkok Post

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal has been dogged by controversy since the first public hearings were held in November 2007, including allegations of ...

27 May 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

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

At Cambodia War-Crimes Trial, Defendants Are Not All There - TIME

At Cambodia War-Crimes Trial, Defendants Are Not All There  TIME

The Khmer Rouge trials are perhaps the most historically significant since Nuremberg. But the defendants are mostly too old, sick or recalcitrant to have their day ...

21 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

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

UN-backed Cambodia genocide tribunal begins fitness hearing for accused - UN News Centre

UN-backed Cambodia genocide tribunal begins fitness hearing for accused  UN News Centre

The United Nations-backed tribunal in Cambodia dealing with mass killings and other crimes committed under the Khmer Rouge three decades ago began its ...

29 Aug 2011 | 2:00 am

Trial of Khmer Rouge leaders underway in Cambodia - World Socialist Web Site

Trial of Khmer Rouge leaders underway in Cambodia  World Socialist Web Site

The trial of four senior former Khmer Rouge officials opened with an initial session at the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia in Phnom Penh on ...

25 Jul 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

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

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

Conflict in Cambodia Court as Pol Pot henchmen face trial - Reuters UK

Conflict in Cambodia Court as Pol Pot henchmen face trial  Reuters UK

A United Nations-backed court trying the masterminds of Cambodia's bloody Khmer Rouge "Killing Fields" revolution is embroiled in a conflict of its own as it ...

21 Jun 2011 | 2:00 am

Cambodian reconciliation efforts force Khmer Rouge veterans to confront the past - Washington Post

Cambodian reconciliation efforts force Khmer Rouge veterans to confront the past  Washington Post

ANLONG VENG, CAMBODIA -- In a dimly lighted concrete classroom with smudged and peeling walls, the principal of Anlong Veng High School recalled the ...

1 Dec 2010 | 2:00 am

Clinton urges Cambodia to strike a balance with China - Washington Post

Clinton urges Cambodia to strike a balance with China  Washington Post

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday called on Cambodia to maintain an independent foreign policy and avoid ...

1 Nov 2010 | 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

When does a massacre become a genocide? - Indictment in Cambodia - The Economist

When does a massacre become a genocide? - Indictment in Cambodia  The Economist

CAMBODIA's United Nations-backed war-crimes court formally indicted four former Khmer Rouge leaders on September 16th. Their trial, set to begin next year, ...

17 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

Tears and disbelief at Duch verdict - BBC News

Tears and disbelief at Duch verdict  BBC News

The 19-year term awarded to Khmer Rouge jailer Duch has left some Cambodians unhappy and upset, reports the BBC's Guy De Launey.

26 Jul 2010 | 2:00 am

Tribunal charges Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' with genocide - 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 ...

21 Dec 2009 | 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

Khmer Rouge court told how Westerner was burned alive - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge court told how Westerner was burned alive  Telegraph.co.uk

A former security guard at the Khmer Rouge's most notorious prison told a tribunal on Wednesday that he watched as a Western prisoner was burned alive.

6 Aug 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

In Cambodia, Pol Pot's Regime on Trial at Last - TIME

In Cambodia, Pol Pot's Regime on Trial at Last  TIME

More than 30 years after the fall of the Khmer Rouge, the first member of Pol Pot's infamous regime is standing trial for crimes against humanity at the UN-backed ...

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

Cambodia Arrests Former Khmer Rouge Head of State - New York Times

Cambodia Arrests Former Khmer Rouge Head of State  New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Nov. 19 — The former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan, who was taken from a hospital here and arrested on Monday, ...

20 Nov 2007 | 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