Cambodia News: Khieu Samphan

Why the US needs the Office of Global Criminal Justice Led by a Senate-Confirmed Ambassador-at-Large - Just Security


Just Security

Why the US needs the Office of Global Criminal Justice Led by a Senate-Confirmed Ambassador-at-Large
Just Security
By holding major perpetrators of atrocity crimes to account, such as Liberia's Charles Taylor, Chad's Hissene Habre, and Cambodia's Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, these courts have helped to counter impunity, conveying clearly that atrocity crimes are ...

26 Jul 2017 | 8:18 am

Cambodia launches mobile app on Khmer Rouge history - India.com


Cambodia launches mobile app on Khmer Rouge history
India.com
One is the second-in-command and chief ideologist of the regime, Nuon Chea, and the other is its former head of State, Khieu Samphan — both were sentenced to life imprisonment during the first part of the trial in 2014. The trial was divided into two ...

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26 Jul 2017 | 7:31 am

Khmer Rouge History app to assist students - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge History app to assist students
The Phnom Penh Post
The project, sponsored by the EU and REI Foundation, was created by the Bophana Centre and is a proposed reparation project for civil parties – victims of the regime – represented in Case 002/02 against former leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan at ...

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25 Jul 2017 | 8:55 pm

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Mission Accomplished? - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Mission Accomplished?
The Diplomat
In its pursuit of justice, the ECCC Tribunal has secured all-important convictions against key leaders Nuon Chea, who ranked number two to supreme leader Pol Pot, and Khieu Samphan, the former head of state, judged to be part of the inner circle of ...

17 Jul 2017 | 8:00 am

Khmer Rouge Tribunal Explains Limits on Prosecutions - Voice of America


Voice of America

Khmer Rouge Tribunal Explains Limits on Prosecutions
Voice of America
The tribunal has already convicted two high-ranking Khmer Rouge leaders, Khieu Samphan, the 85-year-old Khmer Rouge head of state, and Nuon Chea, the 90-year-old right-hand man to the group's late top leader, Pol Pot. A second trial of the two on ...

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10 Jul 2017 | 2:08 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
Just months later, at the end of December, the guerrilla movement's chief ideologue and Brother Number Two, Nuon Chea, and Khieu Samphan, the regime's head of state, defected to the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen. That left only military ...

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8 Jul 2017 | 11:09 pm

Cambodian women who were married without consent are sharing their horror stories in court - Quartz


Quartz

Cambodian women who were married without consent are sharing their horror stories in court
Quartz
Prosecutors have filed a request to sentence Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan for crimes against humanity in Case 002/02. For years, the tribunal had overlooked the crime of forced marriages amid mass killings and other forms of human rights violations.

7 Jul 2017 | 6:02 am

Top Khmer Rouge leader denies genocide at close of UN-backed trial - Seychelles News Agency


Seychelles News Agency

Top Khmer Rouge leader denies genocide at close of UN-backed trial
Seychelles News Agency
Dim Sovannarom, chief of the public affairs section of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), takes a picture former Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan (back R) as his image is shown on a live video feed during closing statements ...

27 Jun 2017 | 11:20 pm

Khmer Rouge atrocities 'not a lie': Deputy PM tells of personal hardships at launch of documentation centre - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge atrocities 'not a lie': Deputy PM tells of personal hardships at launch of documentation centre
The Phnom Penh Post
The centre will house the reams of documents produced from the decade-long Khmer Rouge tribunal, which has tried and convicted senior leaders Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, Brother Number Two Nuon Chea and head of state Khieu Samphan.

27 Jun 2017 | 7:09 pm

'He is a liar and he is a coward' - BBC News


BBC News

'He is a liar and he is a coward'
BBC News
At a UN-backed tribunal last week, a former senior leader of the Khmer Rouge, Khieu Samphan, denied that Pol Pot's regime had engaged in mass murder. Nan Devi lost 38 members of her wider family to the Khmer Rouge. She says Khieu Samphan is a liar ...

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26 Jun 2017 | 11:45 am