Cambodia News: Khieu Samphan

Ex-Khmer Rouge leader Im Chaem embraces Christianity - ucanews

Ex-Khmer Rouge leader Im Chaem embraces Christianity  ucanews

Ex-Khmer Rouge leader Im Chaem embraces Christianity. Like some other elderly cadres -year-old grandma seeks solace in God's forgiveness but refuses to ...

11 Apr 2019 | 12:09 am

Did KR commit genocide against the Cambodian national group? - Khmer Times

Did KR commit genocide against the Cambodian national group?  Khmer Times

An important judicial opinion was issued late last month by a Cambodian judge of the ECCC Trial Chamber, making a valuable contribution to a debate of ...

8 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Treaty on ICC no threat to royals - Reflecting On The Law - The Star Online

Treaty on ICC no threat to royals - Reflecting On The Law  The Star Online

Advice that the Rome Statute jeopardises the Malay Rulers, Islam and the Malays is frivolous and a product of fertile minds.

28 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Army veteran aids disabled people - Khmer Times

Army veteran aids disabled people  Khmer Times

According to the government, people living with disabilities make up two percent of the Kingdom's workforce. Army veteran Hin Bunthen, who lost both his legs ...

20 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Lon Nol coup resonates decades on - Khmer Times

Lon Nol coup resonates decades on  Khmer Times

Today is the 49th anniversary of the overthrow of Prince Norodom Sihanouk's rule that paved the way for Marshal Lon Nol's Khmer Republic.

18 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

'How I went from bloodied Killing Fields of Cambodia to working at Sainsbury's' - Mirror Online

'How I went from bloodied Killing Fields of Cambodia to working at Sainsbury's'  Mirror Online

WARNING - DISTRESSING IMAGES EXCLUSIVE: Sokphal Din, 61, lost nearly 60 members of his family - including his father and six-year-old brother - under ...

17 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

New App Maps Experiences of Khmer Rouge Survivors - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

New App Maps Experiences of Khmer Rouge Survivors  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The Khmer Rouge regime held power between 1975 and 1979, during which time some 1.7 million Cambodians are estimated to have died as a result.

5 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Embassy denies US role in Lon Nol coup d'etat - The Phnom Penh Post

Embassy denies US role in Lon Nol coup d'etat  The Phnom Penh Post

The US Embassy in Cambodia on Thursday claimed on its official Facebook page that there was no evidence the US government was involved in the 1970 ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy would be 'beaten or killed' if he ever returns - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy would be 'beaten or killed' if he ever returns  The Phnom Penh Post

Political analyst Lao Mong Hay has predicted that Sam Rainsy would be jailed, beaten or killed if he ever returned to the Kingdom as he has claimed he would.

31 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

ECCC appoints new Chea defence lawyer, National, kr-tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post

ECCC appoints new Chea defence lawyer, National, kr-tribunal  The Phnom Penh Post

The Defence Support Section of the UN-backed Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has appointed Doreen Chen as an international ...

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's 20 years of peace - ucanews

Cambodia's 20 years of peace  ucanews

Cambodia's 20 years of peace. Marking of the formal ending of civil war was previously overshadowed by other anniversaries in a bloody timeline.

10 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia celebrates 40th anniversary of Khmer Rouge ouster - DW (English)

Cambodia celebrates 40th anniversary of Khmer Rouge ouster  DW (English)

It's been 40 years since the end of Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in Cambodia. Many accuse Prime Minister Hun Sen of using this dark chapter in the nation's ...

7 Jan 2019 | 8:56 am

Officials reminisce over Hun Sen's win-win policy - Khmer Times

Officials reminisce over Hun Sen's win-win policy  Khmer Times

Thousands of soldiers, police officers and spectators will gather in the capital tomorrow to mark the 20th anniversary of Prime Minister Hun Sen's win-win policy.

28 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Ends Long-Running Debate as it Celebrates 20 Years of Peace - VOA News

Cambodia Ends Long-Running Debate as it Celebrates 20 Years of Peace  VOA News

Cambodia's government will host the start of a three-day celebration marking the 20-year anniversary of the end of civil war. The event, beginning Dec.

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Opinion: Khmer Rouge Genocide of Notre Dame Cathedral in Cambodia - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Opinion: Khmer Rouge Genocide of Notre Dame Cathedral in Cambodia  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Between April 1975 and January 1979, the Khmer Rouge destroyed significant numbers of Christian churches and many Christians were killed. Phnom Penh's ...

24 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

UNHRC releases documents on state of Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post

UNHRC releases documents on state of Cambodia  The Phnom Penh Post

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has published three documents in preparation for a review next month on the situation in Cambodia. The UNHRC is ...

24 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Does Nuon Chea Still Have No Regrets? - The Diplomat

Does Nuon Chea Still Have No Regrets?  The Diplomat

In 1992, the Khmer Rouge leader insisted he had no regrets about the past.

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia After Khmer Rouge - Borgen Project

Cambodia After Khmer Rouge  Borgen Project

The repercussions in Cambodia after Khmer Rouge include governmental chaos, extreme poverty (which is still an issue) and the brutal loss of a generation.

17 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge: Leaders Convicted 40years after Genocide - The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Rouge: Leaders Convicted 40years after Genocide  The Cambodia Daily

On Friday, November 16th, two of the main leaders of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime were found guilty of genocide against the Cham and Vietnamese ethnic ...

16 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Readers write: US-Russia exchange, and how to address genocide? - The Christian Science Monitor

Readers write: US-Russia exchange, and how to address genocide?  The Christian Science Monitor

Letters to the editor for the Dec. 17, 2018 weekly magazine.

15 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge mistrial risk revealed: lawyer for Nuon Chea was unregistered - South China Morning Post

Khmer Rouge mistrial risk revealed: lawyer for Nuon Chea was unregistered  South China Morning Post

Victor Koppe is dismissed by a UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia after the bar association says he was unregistered as a lawyer in the Netherlands in 2016.

15 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge tribunal / 'Astonishing failure' or 'justice for millions'? - Southeast Asia Globe

Khmer Rouge tribunal / 'Astonishing failure' or 'justice for millions'?  Southeast Asia Globe

The ECCC landed its first genocide conviction of high-level officers in the Pol Pot regime, but what is the tribunal's next move?

14 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Conviction of Genocidal Leaders in Cambodia Is Better Late Than Never - Daily Signal

Conviction of Genocidal Leaders in Cambodia Is Better Late Than Never  Daily Signal

A United Nations-backed war crimes tribunal issued a verdict last month in a case involving two Khmer Rouge leaders, finding them guilty of genocide in ...

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Can the world stop genocide? - Never again, and again - The Economist

Can the world stop genocide? - Never again, and again  The Economist

SQUATTING ON a UN refugee agency mat, clutching her listless two-year-old, Setera Bibi tells her story. Last year, at 4am on August 25th, the 23-year-old was ...

8 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal Must be Allowed to Finish its Work - The Cambodia Daily

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal Must be Allowed to Finish its Work  The Cambodia Daily

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, otherwise known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, is confronted to a strategic, legal and political ...

8 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Resident Nikki Singer At Work In Cambodia Peace Gallery - The Newtown Bee

Resident Nikki Singer At Work In Cambodia Peace Gallery  The Newtown Bee

“I arrived in Cambodia with a sense that tribunals and proceeding with criminal cases against the people who led the Khmer Rouge would be a pathway for ...

2 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Buddha Buzz Weekly: Dec. 1, 2018 - Tricycle

Buddha Buzz Weekly: Dec. 1, 2018  Tricycle

Tibetan religious leaders postpone conference, Buddhist groups aid wildfire victims, and Khmer Rouge leaders are found guilty of genocide.

1 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

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

International justice: tackling impunity in Asia - The Interpreter

International justice: tackling impunity in Asia  The Interpreter

Trials in Cambodia, while fraught, may help deliver accountability for crimes against humanity across the region.

29 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

'Terrorist' Serey to 'halt activities' and form party if Kem Sokha 'released' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Terrorist' Serey to 'halt activities' and form party if Kem Sokha 'released'  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Serey, the leader of the Khmer National Liberation Front (KNLF), who is accused by authorities of being an armed rebel leader against the government of ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Decades after Khmer Rouge terror, some justice - Lowell Sun

Decades after Khmer Rouge terror, some justice  Lowell Sun

Bora Chiemruom was just 1 year old in 1975 when she and her family were forced into a Khmer Rouge camp in Cambodia, and her father killed.

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Two top former Khmer Rouge leaders sentenced - dailymirror.lk

Two top former Khmer Rouge leaders sentenced  dailymirror.lk

Justice is not perfect. But it's better than no justice…what's the alternative? The sentencing of the two senior most living leaders of the murderous Khmer Rouge ...

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge's Slaughter in Cambodia Is Ruled a Genocide - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Khmer Rouge's Slaughter in Cambodia Is Ruled a Genocide  The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (New York Times) — Many of the foot soldiers for the Khmer Rouge remain in Cambodia's remote reaches, each with a chronicle of ...

23 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Like Cambodia, Syria Isn't a Mistake | Asharq AL-awsat - Asharq Al-awsat English

Like Cambodia, Syria Isn't a Mistake | Asharq AL-awsat  Asharq Al-awsat English

Better late than never! This is what comes to mind when one reads the latest news from Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital, where two leaders of the Khmer ...

23 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

Dogged by political interference, the trials of the those responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million Cambodians could be drawing to a close after officials stated ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Politics this week - The Economist

Politics this week  The Economist

The hard Brexiteers in Britain's Conservative Party opposed to Theresa May's Brexit deal with the EU struggled to get enough support to depose her. The deal ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Age and accountability - INQUIRER.net

Age and accountability  INQUIRER.net

Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos were said to be strong believers in luck and numerology.

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

We must never forget Pol Pot, or his two million victims - The Conservative Woman

We must never forget Pol Pot, or his two million victims  The Conservative Woman

Sometimes justice comes late, but if the crime is terrible enough, the world should still pay attention. A United Nations tribunal has just found two of the most ...

21 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Two Decades On, Cambodia’s Revolutionary Capital Embraces Capitalism and Karaoke - VOA Khmer

Two Decades On, Cambodia’s Revolutionary Capital Embraces Capitalism and Karaoke  VOA Khmer

From the Pouy Ta Mok lookout high in the Dangrek Mountains, visitors can see for miles — a sweeping panorama of farms, forests, and bushfires. What the ...

21 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Era in the Spotlight with Guilty Verdicts - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Era in the Spotlight with Guilty Verdicts  The Diplomat

PHNOM PENH – Last week, around four decades after a Vietnamese invasion ended the tyranny of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, a United Nations-backed ...

21 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's genocide verdict: better late than never - The Interpreter

Cambodia's genocide verdict: better late than never  The Interpreter

The verdict of the Khmer Rouge tribunal (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, ECCC) on 16 November that found Nuon Chea and Khieu ...

20 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

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

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide - Khmer Times

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide  Khmer Times

The UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal on Friday convicted two surviving Khmer Rouge leaders – Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan – to life imprisonment for ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Convictions of Pol Pot loyalists a win for ICC - Big News Network

Convictions of Pol Pot loyalists a win for ICC  Big News Network

It is the first time that any of Pol Pot senior officials of the Communist Party of Kampuchea have been convicted of genocide.

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khieu Samphan, Nuon Chea sentenced to 'life in prison' - Asean+ - The Star Online

Khieu Samphan, Nuon Chea sentenced to 'life in prison' - Asean+  The Star Online

PHNOM PENH: Two top leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime were found guilty of genocide, in a landmark ruling almost 40 years after the fall of a brutal ...

17 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Vancouver lawyer who prosecuted Khmer Rouge leaders welcomes genocide verdict - Toronto Star

Vancouver lawyer who prosecuted Khmer Rouge leaders welcomes genocide verdict  Toronto Star

OTTAWA—A Vancouver lawyer who helped prosecute two of the Khmer Rouge's most senior surviving leaders is breathing a little easier after a tribunal this ...

17 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Experts Weigh the Record of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal - U.S. News & World Report

Experts Weigh the Record of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal  U.S. News & World Report

BANGKOK (AP) — After spending nine years and more than $300 million to prosecute leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge responsible for the deaths of 1.7 ...

17 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Symbolic funeral for Khashoggi, last Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide, and other news in pictures - The Hindu

Symbolic funeral for Khashoggi, last Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide, and other news in pictures  The Hindu

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five suspects charged in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the kingdom tries to ...

16 Nov 2018 | 5:38 am

‘We Only Killed the Bad People’: 2 Khmer Rouge Leaders, Forever Linked - The New York Times

‘We Only Killed the Bad People’: 2 Khmer Rouge Leaders, Forever Linked  The New York Times

Khieu Samphan, 87, and Nuon Chea, 92, who were convicted of genocide on Friday, once hoped that the world would “let bygones be bygones.”

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

10 things you need to know today: November 16, 2018 - The Week Magazine

10 things you need to know today: November 16, 2018  The Week Magazine

Florida's secretary of state on Thursday ordered an unprecedented statewide hand recount of ballots cast in the state's Senate race between incumbent Sen.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, UN-backed court rules - The Irish Times

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, UN-backed court rules  The Irish Times

Court finds 1975-79 regime targeted Cham and Vietnamese people to create 'an atheistic and homogenous society without class divisions'

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide and war crimes in historic ruling - The Independent

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide and war crimes in historic ruling  The Independent

The only two surviving leaders of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime have been found guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, in a ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

News Daily: May fights on, and more missing in California fires - BBC News

News Daily: May fights on, and more missing in California fires  BBC News

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here. Michael Gove outside 10 Downing Street Image copyright Reuters. May fights on, but what about Gove ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Two of oldest-living Khmer Rouge leaders convicted, sentenced to life - UPI News

Two of oldest-living Khmer Rouge leaders convicted, sentenced to life  UPI News

Two senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge were convicted Friday for genocide that led to more than 1.7 million deaths in Cambodia after the Vietnam War.

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

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge Leaders Likely Tribunal’s Last - VOA News

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge Leaders Likely Tribunal’s Last  VOA News

If the current trial is the last staged by the U.N.-assisted international tribunal, it will have convicted three people at a cost of more than $300 million.

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

40 years on, Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict - Al Jazeera English

40 years on, Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict  Al Jazeera English

Tribunal to decide Friday whether Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan are guilty of genocide against Cham Muslims, Vietnamese.

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Verdict Due Against Khmer Rouge Leaders for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Verdict Due Against Khmer Rouge Leaders for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The verdict this Friday focuses on charges of crimes against humanity and genocide committed at worksites, cooperatives, security centers and execution sites, ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict - UCA News

Cambodian genocide trial nears final verdict  UCA News

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

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen, Former Opposition Leader in Row Over ‘Loyalty to Royals’ - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Hun Sen, Former Opposition Leader in Row Over ‘Loyalty to Royals’  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Prime Minister Hun Sen has renewed his long-running political row with exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy, this time insinuating the former Cambodia ...

27 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Commander of Khmer Rouge's most notorious prison in intensive care in hospital - Reuters

Commander of Khmer Rouge's most notorious prison in intensive care in hospital  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A senior Khmer Rouge figure who ran Cambodia's most notorious prison during the genocidal regime is in intensive care in hospital, ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

ECCC to announce next verdict - Khmer Times

ECCC to announce next verdict  Khmer Times

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia on Nov. 16 will announce its judgement on former Khmer Rouge leaders.

28 Sep 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 developments at the ICC.

7 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal  Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal—"Asia's Nuremberg"—was created in 1997 to bring accountability for the Khmer Rouge era atrocities. 20 years and $320 million ...

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

'Unbelievable': Australian filmmaker James Ricketson decries evidence against him - The Sydney Morning Herald

'Unbelievable': Australian filmmaker James Ricketson decries evidence against him  The Sydney Morning Herald

Phnom Penh: The case against Australian filmmaker and accused spy James Ricketson should be thrown out for lack of evidence, his Cambodian lawyer said ...

23 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen detractors 'will die' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen detractors 'will die'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday said those who curse or insult him would eventually die without a plot of land to bury their bodies after being killed by ...

24 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Former Judge Sees Success in Khmer Rouge Tribunal - VOA Khmer

Former Judge Sees Success in Khmer Rouge Tribunal  VOA Khmer

A UN-sponsored Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia is currently trying two surviving former Khmer Rouge leaders, Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea. After its ...

4 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders ruled fit to face court, National, kr-tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge leaders ruled fit to face court, National, kr-tribunal  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 ...

1 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Despite the controversy, the Khmer Rouge Tribunal is a success - The Interpreter

Despite the controversy, the Khmer Rouge Tribunal is a success  The Interpreter

There are many other yardsticks for judging the achievements of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal beyond just counting convictions.

19 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

In Final Stand at Khmer Rouge Tribunal, Khieu Samphan Remains Defiant - 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 ...

26 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

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

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

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The genocide trial of two senior Khmer Rouge leaders concluded its hearings on Friday with an angry scolding by the lawyer for ...

23 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Prosecution: Nuon Chea, Khieu Samphan Criminality Undeniable - The Cambodia Daily

Prosecution: Nuon Chea, Khieu Samphan Criminality Undeniable  The Cambodia Daily

Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan are responsible for the enslavement, murder and death by disease of Cambodians during the “most extreme” revolution in the ...

15 Jun 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

Khieu Samphan defence calls for acquittal at Khmer Rouge tribunal - 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, ...

22 May 2017 | 2:00 am

Prosecution: Pol Pot's 'Double Shadow' Is Guilty of Genocide - The Cambodia Daily

Prosecution: Pol Pot's 'Double Shadow' Is Guilty of Genocide  The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan and “Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea were “Pol Pot's double shadow” and should be held legally and morally ...

18 May 2017 | 2:00 am

11 Years, $300 Million and 3 Convictions. Was the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Worth It? - The New York Times

11 Years, $300 Million and 3 Convictions. Was the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Worth It?  The New York Times

BANGKOK — After spending more than a decade and nearly $300 million, the United Nations-backed tribunal prosecuting the crimes of the Khmer Rouge has ...

10 Apr 2017 | 2:00 am

Chea, Samphan life sentences upheld, though KRT 'errors' noted - The Phnom Penh Post

Chea, Samphan life sentences upheld, though KRT 'errors' noted  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan sat impassive in the dock as the final verdict in Case 002/01 was handed down to them ...

24 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am

KRT upholds guilty verdicts for Chea and Samphan - The Phnom Penh Post

KRT upholds guilty verdicts for Chea and Samphan  The Phnom Penh Post

More than two years since they launched an appeal against their initial convictions, former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan have been ...

23 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am

Cambodia court rejects Khmer Rouge leaders' appeal against conviction - CNN

Cambodia court rejects Khmer Rouge leaders' appeal against conviction  CNN

Two senior leaders of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime had their life sentences for crimes against humanity upheld in a Cambodian court on ...

23 Nov 2016 | 2:00 am

Cambodia acknowledges the victims of forced marriages - Equal Times

Cambodia acknowledges the victims of forced marriages  Equal Times

Raksmey (not her real name) was forced to marry a Khmer Rouge officer, despite already being married to another man, who disappeared during the regime.

15 Sep 2016 | 2:00 am

Khieu Samphan: 'I Have Never Wanted Anything Other Than Social Justice' - Breitbart News

Khieu Samphan: 'I Have Never Wanted Anything Other Than Social Justice'  Breitbart News

"What I want to say today and what I want my countrymen to hear is that as an intellectual I have never wanted anything other than social justice for my country," ...

21 Feb 2016 | 2:00 am

Top Khmer Rouge leader tells court he fought for 'social justice' - Daily Mail

Top Khmer Rouge leader tells court he fought for 'social justice'  Daily Mail

One of the Khmer Rouge's top surviving leaders Wednesday challenged his life sentence for crimes against humanity and said he had only fought for "social jus.

18 Feb 2016 | 2:00 am

Ieng Thirith dies at 83; accused in brutal Khmer Rouge regime - Los Angeles Times

Ieng Thirith dies at 83; accused in brutal Khmer Rouge regime  Los Angeles Times

Ieng Thirith, a Khmer Rouge leader who was the highest-ranking woman in the genocidal regime that oversaw the death of nearly 2 million Cambodians in the ...

24 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

Cambodia marks 40 years since fall of capital to Khmer Rouge - ABC Online

Cambodia marks 40 years since fall of capital to Khmer Rouge  ABC Online

Cambodia is marking 40 years since the fall of its capital Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge, beginning a terror that wiped out a quarter of the population.

17 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am

Court hears Khmer Rouge slit prisoner throats, ate organs - ABC Online

Court hears Khmer Rouge slit prisoner throats, ate organs  ABC Online

A witness has told Cambodia's UN-backed court that Khmer Rouge soldiers slit prisoners' throats and ate their gall bladders during the 1970s, as the genocide ...

21 Jan 2015 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Genocide Trial Restarts, Briefly - Newsweek

Cambodian Genocide Trial Restarts, Briefly  Newsweek

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia held hearings Thursday in the genocide trial involving Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, the Associated Press reports, ...

9 Jan 2015 | 2:00 am

Genocide Trial Begins for Khmer Rouge Leaders - New York Times

Genocide Trial Begins for Khmer Rouge Leaders  New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Hearings began on Friday into the most far-reaching charges, including genocide, against two former leaders of Cambodia's ...

17 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Shouldn’t Censor the Khmer Rouge Court’s Files - New York Times

Cambodia Shouldn’t Censor the Khmer Rouge Court’s Files  New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Earlier this month a United Nations-assisted tribunal in Cambodia handed down long-overdue judgments against Nuon Chea and ...

26 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

Khmer Rouge head of state and Pol Pot right hand man face new genocide charge - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge head of state and Pol Pot right hand man face new genocide charge  Telegraph.co.uk

Khieu Samphan, and Nuon Chea, currently awaiting verdict for war crimes and crimes against humanity, face charges of genocide after 1.7m in the late 1970s.

29 Jul 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders deny responsibility for Cambodia atrocities - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge leaders deny responsibility for Cambodia atrocities  Telegraph.co.uk

Cambodia's top surviving Khmer Rouge leaders refused to admit guilt on Thursday at the end of a landmark two-year trial billed as a chance for reconciliation, ...

31 Oct 2013 | 2:00 am

Jacques Vergès, Defender of Terrorists And War Criminals, Is Dead at 88 - New York Times

Jacques Vergès, Defender of Terrorists And War Criminals, Is Dead at 88  New York Times

Jacques Vergès, the French lawyer who embraced anticolonial causes and the role of devil's advocate on a world stage to defend war criminals, terrorists, ...

16 Aug 2013 | 2:00 am

Top Khmer Rouge Leaders Apologize For Regime's Atrocities - NPR

Top Khmer Rouge Leaders Apologize For Regime's Atrocities  NPR

The top two surviving leaders of Cambodia's genocidal Khmer Rouge regime have expressed remorse for their actions while in power and acknowledged a ...

31 May 2013 | 2:00 am

Ex-Khmer Rouge Leader Blames US - New York Times

Ex-Khmer Rouge Leader Blames US  New York Times

Khieu Samphan, the regime's head of state, said U.S. bombing increased radicalism in Cambodia and dared the court to put former King Norodom Sihanouk on ...

23 Nov 2011 | 2:00 am

The Economist (Khieu Samphan) Behind the Khmer Rouge - New York Times

The Economist (Khieu Samphan) Behind the Khmer Rouge  New York Times

In the dry language of his 1959 Sorbonne doctoral dissertation, the economist who went on to become a senior leader of the Khmer Rouge foreshadowed the ...

27 Jun 2011 | 2:00 am

Khieu Samphan, the Khmer Rouge's 'naive' head of state - Telegraph.co.uk

Khieu Samphan, the Khmer Rouge's 'naive' head of state  Telegraph.co.uk

Khieu Samphan, the former Khmer Rouge head of state, was charged with genocide by a UN court today but has always denied having a prominent role in the ...

18 Dec 2009 | 2:00 am