Cambodia News: Khieu Samphan

By Muzzling the Press and the Opposition, Cambodia's Ruling Regime Has Exposed Its Fears - The Wire


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By Muzzling the Press and the Opposition, Cambodia's Ruling Regime Has Exposed Its Fears
The Wire
These include the Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan, who founded the newspaper L'Observateur in the 1960s. Five such journalists became prime minister or heads of state – Son Ngoc Thanh, Sim Var, Long Boret, Pol Pot (who wrote occasional articles) ...

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6 Sep 2017 | 9:29 pm

Tribunal Prosecutors at Odds Over Ta An Genocide Case - The Cambodia Daily


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Tribunal Prosecutors at Odds Over Ta An Genocide Case
The Cambodia Daily
“Ao An…is not subject to the personal jurisdiction of the [Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia] that needs to be prosecuted,” Ms. Leang said, adding that the current case against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan should be the focus. This is ...
Team at odds over Ao An caseThe Phnom Penh Post

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31 Aug 2017 | 6:37 pm

The Hateful Monk - The New York Review of Books


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The Hateful Monk
The New York Review of Books
The second installment, Terror's Advocate (2007), was on the French-Algerian defense lawyer Jacques Vergès, whose clients have included Klaus Barbie, Carlos the Jackal, the Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan, and the Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.

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31 Aug 2017 | 11:01 am

Biggest-ever book collection on Vietnamese history launched - VietNamNet Bridge


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Biggest-ever book collection on Vietnamese history launched
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After we gained the reunification in 1975, the Pol Pot-allied Khieu Samphan and Ieng Sary attacked Viet Nam,” he said. “We had mobilised the army troops to protect our border. Besides helping Cambodian patriots, our volunteer troops marched to Cambodia ...

22 Aug 2017 | 2:10 am

In Final Stand at Khmer Rouge Tribunal, Khieu Samphan Remains Defiant - The Cambodia Daily


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In Final Stand at Khmer Rouge Tribunal, Khieu Samphan Remains Defiant
The Cambodia Daily
Former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan remained defiant in his final stand in court on Friday, claiming accusations that his regime exterminated its own people were false Vietnamese propaganda. In the final day of closing statements, Khieu ...
No apologies: Khmer Rouge Tribunal hears defiant final words from accusedThe Phnom Penh Post
Former Cambodia Head of State denies committing genocideJURIST

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25 Jun 2017 | 6:55 pm

Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in Cambodia - New York Times


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Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in Cambodia
New York Times
Khieu Samphan, head of state for the Khmer Rouge, at a hearing on Friday in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Credit Nhet Sok Heng/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, via Associated Press. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The genocide trial of two ...
'We did not exterminate our people': Defiant Khieu Samphan gives final statements at Khmer Rouge tribunalThe Phnom Penh Post
Top Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan denies Cambodia genocide at close of UN-backed trialThe Straits Times
Former Khmer Rouge leader denies role in Cambodian genocideDeutsche Welle
Voice of America
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23 Jun 2017 | 8:09 am

Khieu Samphan Defense Mocks Court, 'Arrogant' Prosecution - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Khieu Samphan Defense Mocks Court, 'Arrogant' Prosecution
The Cambodia Daily
Khieu Samphan's defense team went on the attack against the Khmer Rouge tribunal on Tuesday, accusing the Trial Chamber of showing little interest in ensuring a fair trial and proclaiming that it had already accomplished its mission in securing a life ...

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20 Jun 2017 | 6:53 pm

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


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Trial of Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan in final stage
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Phnom Penh Closing arguments have begun at Cambodia's genocide tribunal in the prosecution of former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan. The pair have been on trial at the UN-backed court since 2011, but their case was divided into ...

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13 Jun 2017 | 12:19 am

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, ...

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21 May 2017 | 7:16 pm

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


The Phnom Penh Post

Ex-KR Khieu Samphan's defence team eyes acquittal, National ...
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 ...
Prosecution: Pol Pot's 'Double Shadow' Is Guilty of Genocide - The ...The Cambodia Daily

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17 May 2017 | 8:00 pm