Cambodia News: Khieu Samphan

$300m spent, three men convicted: cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

$300m spent, three men convicted: cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal
The Sydney Morning Herald
Prosecutors have countered Nuon Chea's claims in a 793-page closing paper where they tell the judges that he and the Khmer Rouge's 85-year-old former head of state, Khieu Samphan, should be held legally and morally responsible for the horrors inflicted ...

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24 May 2017 | 11:09 pm

Cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal - Hepburn Advocate


Hepburn Advocate

Cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal
Hepburn Advocate
Prosecutors have countered Nuon Chea's claims in a 793-page closing paper where they tell the judges that he and the Khmer Rouge's 85-year-old former head of state, Khieu Samphan, should be held legally and morally responsible for the horrors inflicted ...

24 May 2017 | 9:31 pm

Khieu Samphan defence calls for acquittal at Khmer Rouge tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khieu Samphan defence calls for acquittal at Khmer Rouge tribunal
The Phnom Penh Post
In a 550-page closing brief submitted to the Khmer Rouge tribunal's Trial Chamber, the defence team for Khieu Samphan, former Khmer Rouge head of state, articulated its arguments for acquittal on all charges, including genocide, enslavement and ...

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21 May 2017 | 7:16 pm

Khmer Rouge Massacres Relived in Victims' Brief - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Rouge Massacres Relived in Victims' Brief
The Cambodia Daily
Mr. Sen was one of the first civil parties to testify in the second phase of Case 002, under which Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan will learn if they have been found guilty of crimes including genocide later this year. He recounted numerous macabre tales ...

18 May 2017 | 6:56 pm

Prosecutors urge second life sentence for Khmer Rouge leaders - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Prosecutors urge second life sentence for Khmer Rouge leaders
Khmer Times
Nuon Chea, along with Khieu Samphan, were the public faces of the Khmer Rouge. ECCC. Prosecutors at the Khmer Rouge tribunal have requested the trial chamber sentence the two surviving leaders of the regime to life imprisonment in Case 002/02.

18 May 2017 | 12:22 pm

Ex-KR Khieu Samphan's defence team eyes acquittal - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Ex-KR Khieu Samphan's defence team eyes acquittal
The Phnom Penh Post
Former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan is seeking an acquittal, alongside his co-accused, former Brother Number Two, Nuon Chea, for crimes against humanity, his lawyer confirmed yesterday. But the prosecution is pushing for a second life ...
Prosecution: Pol Pot's 'Double Shadow' Is Guilty of GenocideThe Cambodia Daily

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17 May 2017 | 8:00 pm

Chea challenges forced-marriage claims - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Chea challenges forced-marriage claims
The Phnom Penh Post
Prosecution lawyer Dale Lysak said their 800-page brief would prove the Nuon Chea's and Khieu Samphan's “responsibility for murder, extermination, genocide, enslavement, forced marriage and other charged crimes” and said claims the prosecution had ...

16 May 2017 | 7:05 pm

Tribunal Lawyers Seek Acquittal, Blame Vietnam - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Tribunal Lawyers Seek Acquittal, Blame Vietnam
The Cambodia Daily
“The first faction, composed of Cambodian workers and peasants and under the direct control of Pol Pot and Khieu Samphan, was the majority and the main force of the Liberation Army,” the minister wrote, the latter name in reference to the former DK ...

15 May 2017 | 6:41 pm

Donors still backing Khmer Rouge tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Donors still backing Khmer Rouge tribunal
The Phnom Penh Post
In the wake of revelations that controversial Khmer Rouge tribunal cases could be closed as soon as the end of June, effectively bringing an end to the process of accounting for atrocities, foreign donors have reaffirmed their continued support and ...

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14 May 2017 | 7:22 pm

Nuon Chea Defense Goes On Attack in Closing Brief - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Nuon Chea Defense Goes On Attack in Closing Brief
The Cambodia Daily
“He describes Nuon Chea as 'good, fair, polite and loyal' and said that 'Khieu Samphan was also good…but he was powerless,'” it adds, in reference to the regime's former head of state who is on trial alongside Nuon Chea for a wide range of crimes ...

11 May 2017 | 7:11 pm