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26 Apr 2018 | 2:17 pm

20 Years After His Death, Cambodians Still Struggle to Put Memories of Pol Pot Behind Them - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

20 Years After His Death, Cambodians Still Struggle to Put Memories of Pol Pot Behind Them
VOA Khmer
During the late 1970s, he and his senior comrades like Nuon Chea, Ieng Sary, Khieu Samphan and Ta Mok, subjected Cambodian society to an extreme Marxist-Maoist ideology. Cities where emptied, private property abandoned and all people were forced to ...

23 Apr 2018 | 2:20 pm

PM touts policy of peace - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

PM touts policy of peace
Khmer Times
Three former Khmer Rouge leaders, Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, who headed the S-21 detention centre; Khieu Samphan, a former head of state; and Brother Number Two Nuon Chea, have all been sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes perpetrated during the ...

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19 Apr 2018 | 7:45 pm

Twenty years after Pol Pot died a broken man, his memory looms large - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Twenty years after Pol Pot died a broken man, his memory looms large
The Phnom Penh Post
But Pol Pot was hardly a lone wolf, and his “Brother Number Two”, Nuon Chea, and head of state, Khieu Samphan, have since been convicted of crimes against humanity, as has S-21 prison operator Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch. “Even though Pol Pot ...

12 Apr 2018 | 6:24 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
“The Communist Party of Kampuchea leaders did not exterminate our people. What was the interest in doing so?” he asked. “The manipulation of Vietnam saying it was self-genocide is in fact Vietnamese propaganda.” The Khmer Rouge had hoped to improve the ...
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


The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in Cambodia
New York Times
The half-day hearing could be the last in a decade of proceedings against leading figures in the four-year rule of the Khmer Rouge, the radical Communist movement that killed an estimated 1.7 million people in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. The defendants ...
'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
“Mission accomplished. You sentenced him to life and that was the objective of this historic trial—sentencing Mr. Khieu Samphan to life.” Both Khieu Samphan, 85, and the Khmer Rouge second-in-command Nuon Chea, 90, are nearing the end of their second ...

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20 Jun 2017 | 6:53 pm

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


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 history of the modern world, the prosecution at the Khmer Rouge tribunal argued in its closing ...

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14 Jun 2017 | 6:54 pm

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


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 Samphan. The pair have been on trial at the UN-backed court since 2011, but their case was divided into two ...

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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, 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