Cambodia News: Khieu Samphan

'He Took What He Wanted': The Women Forced into Marriage by the Khmer Rouge - Broadly


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'He Took What He Wanted': The Women Forced into Marriage by the Khmer Rouge
Broadly
Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, the last living leaders of the regime, were jailed for life in 2014 after being convicted of crimes against humanity. In 2016, forced marriage was added to an expanding list of their alleged crimes, though survivors have ...

12 Jan 2017 | 8:23 am

Tribunal weighs Case 002/03 - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Tribunal weighs Case 002/03
The Phnom Penh Post
Both the prosecution and defence teams yesterday said they never expected a second trial against former Brother Number Two Nuon Chea and ex-head of state Khieu Samphan to go ahead. But after 274 trial days that saw 114 witnesses and 63 victims ...
Evidence Stage Ends in Khmer Rouge TrialThe Cambodia Daily

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11 Jan 2017 | 6:51 pm

Khmer Rouge tribunal's Case 002/02 concluded - Khmer Times


Khmer Rouge tribunal's Case 002/02 concluded
Khmer Times
Case 002 against Mr. Chea and Mr. Samphan was split into a series of smaller trials, Case 002/01 and Case 002/02, in a bid to deliver “timely justice.” There were two other defendants named in the case, Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith, but the former died ...

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11 Jan 2017 | 11:10 am

Expert insists remains were not manipulated - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Expert insists remains were not manipulated
The Phnom Penh Post
Khieu Samphan defender Anta Guisse yesterday asked how Vuthy's team could determine whether bones were from the Khmer Rouge era and how they could be sure marks on the bones were blunt trauma and not accidental marks from previous amateur ...
Killing Fields Bones Not Brought In, Expert Says at KR TribunalThe Cambodia Daily

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10 Jan 2017 | 6:38 pm

Tribunal closes probe of Muth, National, Phnom Penh Post - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Tribunal closes probe of Muth, National, Phnom Penh Post
The Phnom Penh Post
The Khmer Rouge tribunal has closed an eight-year investigation into alleged Khmer Rouge naval commander Meas Muth, a spokeswoman for the court said ...

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10 Jan 2017 | 5:27 pm

Prosecutor slams Samphan alibis - The Phnom Penh Post


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 treating his citizens like “farm animals” and personally accusing him of being an active ...

5 Jan 2017 | 6:14 pm

Trump and Xi Need a Timeout - Foreign Policy


Trump and Xi Need a Timeout
Foreign Policy
Nuon Chea, the second- highest-ranking Khmer Rouge leader, stood trial alongside former Khmer Rouge Head of State Khieu Samphan, who is in his 80s and also in poor health. The two other defendants in the case died before the ECCC Trial Chamber ...

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4 Jan 2017 | 2:58 pm

Defence presents docs - The Phnom Penh Post


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Defence presents docs
The Phnom Penh Post
The defence for former Democratic Kampuchea head of state Khieu Samphan presented key documents at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday in an effort to prove that the regime's central leadership was not responsible for the crimes that occurred under the ...

4 Jan 2017 | 2:00 pm

Cambodians Need Somebody to Speak for Their Ghosts - Foreign Policy (blog)


Cambodians Need Somebody to Speak for Their Ghosts
Foreign Policy (blog)
Nuon Chea, the second- highest-ranking Khmer Rouge leader, stood trial alongside former Khmer Rouge Head of State Khieu Samphan, who is in his 80s and also in poor health. The two other defendants in the case died before the ECCC Trial Chamber ...

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4 Jan 2017 | 12:20 pm

We and Pol Pot - The American Conservative


The American Conservative

We and Pol Pot
The American Conservative
Lawyers for the top two remaining, Nuon Chea, 90, known as “Brother Number Two,” and head of state Khieu Samphan, 85, have dragged out the tribunal for a decade by invoking the “just following orders” defense or asserting their innocence. Both have ...

29 Dec 2016 | 9:04 pm