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Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Worthwhile, despite its faults - The Interpreter


Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Worthwhile, despite its faults
The Interpreter
Interpreter readers will be aware that I have frequent criticised the Khmer Rouge Tribunal (the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, ECCC) for problems of corruption, lack of cooperation from the government, the sometimes dubious results ...

Source: Khmer - Google News | 2 Sep 2014 | 6:17 am

Khmer Rouge tribunal delivers judgment but not justice - East Asia Forum


Khmer Rouge tribunal delivers judgment but not justice
East Asia Forum
On 7 August, the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) found the two most senior surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge — Khieu Samphan, aged 83, and Nuon Chea, 88 — guilty of crimes against humanity and ...

Source: Khmer - Google News | 30 Aug 2014 | 2:18 am

Love in the time of the Khmer Rouge - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Love in the time of the Khmer Rouge
The Phnom Penh Post
On the third floor of Phnom Penh's derelict old colonial police station this week, two men wielding pistols and dressed in green fatigues – a Cambodian with a black patch over one eye and a tall, wild-haired Frenchman – stalked each other amid the rubble.
More Than 70 Percent of Cambodia's High School Students Fail Key ExamRadio Free Asia

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 30 Aug 2014 | 1:27 am

Cambodia loans rare Khmer sculptures to National Gallery of Australia

Three rare Khmer sculptures have gone on display in Canberra as part of a cultural exchange between the National Museum of Cambodia and National Gallery of Australia.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 29 Aug 2014 | 7:29 am

Cambodia loans rare Khmer sculptures to National Gallery of Australia - ABC Online


Cambodia loans rare Khmer sculptures to National Gallery of Australia
ABC Online
Cambodia loans rare Khmer sculptures to National Gallery of Australia. By Alkira Reinfrank and Kathleen Dyett. Updated 29 Aug 2014, 5:29pmFri 29 Aug 2014, 5:29pm. The sandstone Standing Buddha dating back to the 7th century is among works on loan ...

Source: Khmer - Google News | 29 Aug 2014 | 7:27 am

Experts See Expanded Scope in Impending Khmer Rouge Trial - VOA Khmer


Experts See Expanded Scope in Impending Khmer Rouge Trial
VOA Khmer
As the Khmer Rouge tribunal prepares for the second and final phase of a trial against two jailed leaders of the regime, observers say they are hopeful the case will reveal more truths about the movement and provide some sense of justice for victims.

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 27 Aug 2014 | 3:52 pm

Let the Khmer Rouge Record Show - New York Times


New York Times

Let the Khmer Rouge Record Show
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 Khieu Samphan for their roles in the catastrophic Khmer Rouge regime of 1975-79. Nuon Chea ...
Did the Khmer Rouge really commit genocide?GlobalPost
The Genocide That Wasn'tThe New York Review of Books (blog)

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 26 Aug 2014 | 11:59 am

Khmer Rouge Tribunal Is a Success, Even If Others Have Trouble Admitting It - Huffington Post


The National

Khmer Rouge Tribunal Is a Success, Even If Others Have Trouble Admitting It
Huffington Post
On a fairly innocuous stretch of land in the outskirts of Phnom Penh, some 500 Cambodian citizens and international dignitaries, monitors, and press packed into a courtroom to hear the verdict for two aging leaders of the radical communist Khmer Rouge ...
Many Want Confessions from Khmer Rouge Leaders on TrialVOA Khmer
GUEST EDITORIAL: Belated justice: Cambodia settles a score with the Khmer ...Northwest Georgia News
The US Is Deporting Cambodian Refugees and Orphaning Their ChildrenThe Epoch Times
The National
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Source: Khmer - Google News | 21 Aug 2014 | 10:35 am

Vietnam Slams 'Extremists' For Flag Burning Over Khmer Krom Dispute - Radio Free Asia


The Phnom Penh Post

Vietnam Slams 'Extremists' For Flag Burning Over Khmer Krom Dispute
Radio Free Asia
Hanoi has strongly criticized a group of “extremists” for burning the flag of Vietnam during a protest by the Khmer Krom ethnic minority in front of the country's embassy in Phnom Penh, calling on Cambodia to take legal action against those responsible ...
VN rallies 'round the flagThe Phnom Penh Post

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Source: Khmer - Google News | 14 Aug 2014 | 10:59 pm

Khmer Rouge tribunal grants Cambodia a measure of justice - Boston Globe


The Hindu

Khmer Rouge tribunal grants Cambodia a measure of justice
Boston Globe
The convictions last week of Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, two leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime, will help bring closure to the grimmest chapter of Cambodian history. Between 1975 and 1979, the fanatical government, bent on creating an ...
Khmer Rouge trials should spur reformsThe Straits Times
Justice Evades Cambodia's Khmer Rouge TrialsRadio Free Asia
Life under the Khmer RougeThe Hindu
World Socialist Web Site -The Cambodia Daily (subscription) -Khaleej Times
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Source: Khmer - Google News | 13 Aug 2014 | 7:44 am

Khmer Rouge verdicts bring history alive for Cambodian students

Pointing at photographs of two former Khmer Rouge leaders a day after they were sentenced to life in jail, history teacher Ung Ratha asks his students whether justice was served. One volunteers the punishment was too lenient, as others in the class try to grasp how Cambodia's "Killing Fields" era, once whitewashed from textbooks, left up to two million people dead. "Some students do not believe ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 10 Aug 2014 | 5:58 am

Khmer Rouge diary: 'Everyone works like animals'

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — From 1975 to 1979, when the Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia, an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians died through overwork, medical neglect, starvation and execution. One of them was Poch Younly, a school inspector who kept a rare diary made public last year. The following are selected excerpts from the second half of the diary, written between Feb. 9 and Aug. 1, 1976:

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 9 Aug 2014 | 6:30 am

Cambodia hails Khmer Rouge verdict amid future trial fears

Cambodia welcomed Friday the conviction of two Khmer Rouge leaders for crimes against humanity, amid concerns from rights groups that political interference would prevent other regime officials from being brought to trial. On Thursday Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal sentenced "Brother Number Two" Nuon Chea, 88, and ex-head of state Khieu Samphan, 83, to life imprisonment. The complex case against ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 8 Aug 2014 | 5:45 pm

Cambodia tribunal convicts Khmer Rouge leaders

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — They were leaders of Cambodia's infamous Khmer Rouge, the fanatical communist movement behind a 1970s reign of terror that transformed this entire Southeast Asian nation into a ruthless slave state — a place where cities were emptied of their inhabitants, religion and schools were banned, and anyone deemed a threat was executed.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 7 Aug 2014 | 10:25 pm

Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life

Two Khmer Rouge leaders were jailed for life Thursday after being found guilty of crimes against humanity, the first sentences against top figures of a regime responsible for the deaths of up to two million Cambodians. Neither "Brother Number Two" Nuon Chea, 88, nor former head of state Khieu Samphan, 83, betrayed any hint of emotion as the sentences were handed down at Cambodia's UN-backed ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 7 Aug 2014 | 10:08 pm

Two Aging Khmer Rouge Leaders Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity

More than three decades after the brutal Khmer Rouge regime ended, a U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal on Thursday found the regime's two most senior surviving leaders guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced them to life in prison. Nuon Chea, 88, and Khieu Samphan, 83, were found guilty of "extermination encompassing murder, political persecution, and other inhumane acts comprising forced ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 7 Aug 2014 | 3:29 pm

Khmer Rouge conviction: 4 questions about Cambodia's historic ruling

In a long-awaited verdict, a war crimes tribunal on Thursday sentenced the two most senior living leaders of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity committed in the 1970s. Mr. Nuon Chea was second in command to Pol Pot, the Khmer Rouge leader who died in 1998 and never stood trial. Nuon Chea studied law at Thammasat University in Bangkok and was a ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 7 Aug 2014 | 1:51 pm

Experts look at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge trial

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N.-assisted tribunal on Thursday sentenced two top leaders of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge regime to life in prison for crimes against humanity during their late 1970s reign of terror that left as many as 2 million people dead.

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 7 Aug 2014 | 11:25 am

A timeline of the Khmer Rouge regime and its aftermath - CNN


CNN

A timeline of the Khmer Rouge regime and its aftermath
CNN
(CNN) -- At least 1.7 million people -- nearly a quarter of Cambodia's population -- were killed by execution, disease, starvation and overwork under the Khmer Rouge's brutal rule from 1975 to 1979. Three of the ultra-Maoist regime's former leaders ...
2 Khmer Rouge Leaders Are Convicted in CambodiaNew York Times
Khmer Rouge Leaders Convicted of Crimes Against HumanityWall Street Journal
Top Khmer Rouge leaders guiltyBBC News
Washington Post (blog) -TIME
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Source: Khmer - Google News | 7 Aug 2014 | 3:10 am

Cambodia set for landmark verdict on Khmer Rouge chiefs

Two former Khmer Rouge leaders face a verdict Thursday over allegations of crimes against humanity at Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal, the first time rulers of the murderous regime will be judged in a court. Prosecutors are seeking life jail terms for "Brother Number Two" Nuon Chea and former head of state Khieu Samphan -- the most senior surviving ex-Khmer Rouge officials -- accused of playing ...

Source: Khmer - Yahoo News Search Results | 7 Aug 2014 | 3:07 am

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