Cambodia News: Khieu Samphan

Rainsy will return at 'favourable time' - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy will return at 'favourable time'  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition figure Sam Rainsy on Saturday suggested he would not return to Cambodia as he had previously promised, saying that like liberators King Father ...

17 Feb 2019 | 8:26 pm

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

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 | 2:00 am

Students witness KR history , National, kr-tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post

Students witness KR history , National, kr-tribunal  The Phnom Penh Post

Seventeen first-year Phnom Penh law students witnessed history recently as the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) became the first ...

2 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

2018: A year marked by historic CPP win - The Phnom Penh Post

2018: A year marked by historic CPP win  The Phnom Penh Post

The ruling party won a landslide victory in polls that garnered both criticism and praise internationally, while the EU began the process of withdrawing access to ...

1 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia inaugurates Win-Win Monument | Vietnam+ - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Cambodia inaugurates Win-Win Monument | Vietnam+  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Phnom Penh (VNA) – The Cambodian Government held a ceremony to inaugurate the Win-Win Monument in Phnom Penh, on December 29. Defence Minister ...

29 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Win-Win Monument inaugurated - Khmer Times

Win-Win Monument inaugurated  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen inaugurated the Win-Win Monument and marked the 20th anniversary of the end of the civil war in the Kingdom. He promised to ...

29 Dec 2018 | 2:00 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 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

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

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 - The Interpreter

International justice: tackling impunity in Asia | The Interpreter  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

'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

Unpacking Cambodia’s Nuremberg Moment - Justia Verdict

Unpacking Cambodia’s Nuremberg Moment  Justia Verdict

Illinois law professor Lesley Wexler reports on the genocide convictions recently handed down by the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the ...

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

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

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

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

Tith Morn, 73, a former Khmer Rouge soldier, sits in front of his home in Anlong Veng district. “We protected the nation and the territory,” he said in April.

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

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

Two remaining Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide - Lion's Roar

Two remaining Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide  Lion's Roar

The two most senior surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia were found guilty of genocide in court Friday.

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentences - KFVS

The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentences  KFVS

The tribunal that found two former Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide has sentenced them to life in prison.

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

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

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Two senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge were convicted Friday by an international United Nations-backed tribunal, for genocide that led to more ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal « LRB blog - London Review of Books

At the Khmer Rouge Tribunal « LRB blog  London Review of Books

Hun Sen, whose Cambodian People's Party took every seat in the national assembly in last month's elections, is the world's longest-serving prime minister ...

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

James Ricketson's trial goes to the movies as life imitates art - The Sydney Morning Herald

James Ricketson's trial goes to the movies as life imitates art  The Sydney Morning Herald

Phnom Penh: A Cambodian courtroom caught a glimpse of Australian James Ricketson's life as a film-maker as he tried to disprove what he said was the ...

24 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

Elections of 2018 the latest chapter in Cambodia's story - 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 ...

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

EU donates €3.5M to the KR Tribunal , National - The Phnom Penh Post

EU donates €3.5M to the KR Tribunal , National  The Phnom Penh Post

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) announced on Monday that the European Union (EU) has pledged a total of €3.5 million ($4.1 ...

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Beyond the Cambodian Storms - Khmer Times

Beyond the Cambodian Storms  Khmer Times

Cambodian bookworms won't have a hard time looking for Khmer Rouge books as many authors have written about the regime's brutality.

25 May 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

PM plans KR peace celebration - The Phnom Penh Post

PM plans KR peace celebration  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday said that, with the 20th anniversary of the end of civil war with the Khmer Rouge being this year, the Kingdom will hold the ...

22 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 - 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 ...

1 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

'Day of Anger' becomes Kingdom's latest national holiday - The Phnom Penh Post

'Day of Anger' becomes Kingdom's latest national holiday  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia, the country with quite possibly the most public holidays of any nation in the world, has just added one more – and a controversial one at that.

20 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge reparations statue quietly removed - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge reparations statue quietly removed  The Phnom Penh Post

A memorial to the victims of the Khmer Rouge's policy of forced evacuation has been unceremoniously removed just weeks after it was inaugurated at its ...

29 Jan 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

A life bound to books in Battambang, Post - The Phnom Penh Post

A life bound to books in Battambang, Post  The Phnom Penh Post

Once a student and loyal follower of Khieu Samphan, Tran Sab's passion for books nearly cost him his life under the Khmer Rouge When a young woman ...

27 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge History app to assist students - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge History app to assist students  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian students can set aside dusty tomes of Khmer Rouge history after the launch of a new app, which allows them to immerse themselves in photos, ...

26 Jul 2017 | 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

Prosecution closes with proverb - The Phnom Penh Post

Prosecution closes with proverb  The Phnom Penh Post

Rebuttals at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday turned from law to folklore, where, for the last time, the prosecution presented their case for why former leaders ...

23 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

'We did not exterminate our people': Defiant Khieu Samphan gives final statements at Khmer Rouge tribunal - 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 ...

23 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Nuon Chea defence lashes out at court bias, 'Manichean narrative' - The Phnom Penh Post

Nuon Chea defence lashes out at court bias, 'Manichean narrative'  The Phnom Penh Post

The defence counsel for Khmer Rouge second-in-command Nuon Chea launched into its closing statements today, questioning the prosecution's narrative and ...

16 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

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

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

Phnom Penh: He has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to spend the rest of his life in jail over the deaths of at least 1.7 million people.

25 May 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

Ex-KR Khieu Samphan's defence team eyes acquittal - 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 ...

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

On the doctorates of (some) UN secretaries-general and other personages - Myanmar Times

On the doctorates of (some) UN secretaries-general and other personages  Myanmar Times

Recently The Global New Light of Myanmar reproduced either in full or excerpts of the interim report by the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State headed by ...

10 Apr 2017 | 2:00 am

Prosecutor slams Samphan alibis - The Phnom Penh Post

Prosecutor slams Samphan alibis  The Phnom Penh Post

International co-prosecutor Nicholas Koumjian went on the offensive at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday, blasting former regime leader Khieu Samphan for ...

6 Jan 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

Cambodian court upholds life terms for top Khmer Rouge leaders - CNBC

Cambodian court upholds life terms for top Khmer Rouge leaders  CNBC

A top Cambodian court has upheld the life sentences of the two most senior surviving members of the Khmer Rouge regime, which was responsible for the ...

23 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

Files focus on forced marriages under Khmer Rouge - The Phnom Penh Post

Files focus on forced marriages under Khmer Rouge  The Phnom Penh Post

The Khmer Rouge “twisted” marriage to increase their revolutionary population, in effect legitimising rape, according to key documents presented at the Khmer ...

7 Sep 2016 | 2:00 am

'Social Justice': What Khmer Rouge And Bernie Sanders Share | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD - Investor's Business Daily

'Social Justice': What Khmer Rouge And Bernie Sanders Share | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD  Investor's Business Daily

Social Justice: At a hearing to overturn his crimes of humanity conviction, Khmer Rouge henchman Khieu Samphan defended his crimes as done in the name of ...

23 Feb 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

When Genocide Isn’t Legally Genocide - Foreign Policy

When Genocide Isn’t Legally Genocide  Foreign Policy

Khmer Rouge second-in-command Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, the head of state of the former communist regime, already have been convicted of crimes ...

17 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders appeal life sentences for crimes against humanity - The Guardian

Khmer Rouge leaders appeal life sentences for crimes against humanity  The Guardian

Nuon Chea, 88, and Khieu Samphan, 83, two of the most senior surviving leaders of the Cambodian regime, appeal convictions.

30 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am

Guilty as charged - The Phnom Penh Post

Guilty as charged  The Phnom Penh Post

After almost three years of hearings, the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday found senior Democratic Kampuchea leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty ...

8 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

KRT wraps up first sub-trial - The Phnom Penh Post

KRT wraps up first sub-trial  The Phnom Penh Post

Co-defendants Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan – regarded as the most senior surviving members of the Khmer Rouge – yesterday maintained their absolute ...

1 Nov 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

Khmer Rouge leader tells Cambodia court: 'don't call me Brother Number Two' - Telegraph.co.uk

Khmer Rouge leader tells Cambodia court: 'don't call me Brother Number Two'  Telegraph.co.uk

The former deputy leader of the Khmer Rouge told Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes court on Wednesday that he was never called "Brother Number Two", ...

14 Dec 2011 | 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