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14 Aug 2018 | 11:59 am

Kul Chandra Gautam's long journey home - Nepali times


Nepali times

Kul Chandra Gautam's long journey home
Nepali times
Many years later when he hears Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai (who reminds him of Khieu Samphan) call the Khmer Rouge genocide a 'Western exaggeration' he is convinced revolutionaries seldom learn from history. Gautam then works in Laos and ...

3 Aug 2018 | 9:04 am

Flashback Friday – August, 2014 - Eyre Peninsula Tribune


Eyre Peninsula Tribune

Flashback Friday – August, 2014
Eyre Peninsula Tribune
August 7 – Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan are found guilty of crimes against humanity and are sentenced to life imprisonment by the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. August 8 – The United States military begins an air campaign in northern ...

2 Aug 2018 | 9:05 pm

Elections of 2018 the latest chapter in Cambodia's story - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Elections of 2018 the latest chapter in Cambodia's story
The Phnom Penh Post
CAMBODIANS voted on Sunday in an election devoid of a serious opposition, which should pave the way for an easy victory for Prime Minister Hun Sen who has been in power since 1985. His is a rule that emerged from the chaos and bloodshed of the ...

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30 Jul 2018 | 9:13 pm

James Ricketson secures a trial delay until after Cambodian election - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

James Ricketson secures a trial delay until after Cambodian election
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sam Onn is no stranger to defending tough cases in the courtroom: he represents former Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan, who has been convicted of crimes against humanity at the international Khmer Rouge tribunal. Ricketson, 69, was arrested in ...

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15 Jul 2018 | 11:22 pm

Former Judge Sees Success in Khmer Rouge Tribunal - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Former Judge Sees Success in Khmer Rouge Tribunal
The Cambodia Daily
A UN-sponsored Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia is currently trying two surviving former Khmer Rouge leaders, Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea. Marcel Lemonde, who served as the International Co-Investigating Judge at the tribunal from 2006 to 2010, ...

5 May 2018 | 9:34 pm

Khmer Rouge leaders ruled fit to face court - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge leaders ruled fit to face court
The Phnom Penh Post
Elderly Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan have been found fit to hear a judgment in the second trial against them, in which they stand accused of multiple crimes against humanity, including genocide. Chea, the regime's “Brother Number ...

28 Feb 2018 | 10:10 pm

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


The Cambodia Daily

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

'We did not exterminate our people': Defiant Khieu Samphan gives final statements at Khmer Rouge tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

'We did not exterminate our people': Defiant Khieu Samphan gives final statements at Khmer Rouge tribunal
The Phnom Penh Post
In the last words the Khmer Rouge tribunal will hear before a verdict is issued in Case 002/02, former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan said he was not a murderer on Friday and denied knowledge of grave crimes against humanity that occurred ...
Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in CambodiaNew York Times
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 -Asian Correspondent
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23 Jun 2017 | 5:19 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, articulated its arguments for acquittal on all charges, including genocide, enslavement and ...

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21 May 2017 | 7:16 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

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