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Lawyers seek release of man as US seeks country to take him - East Grand Forks Exponent


Lawyers seek release of man as US seeks country to take him
East Grand Forks Exponent
The case involves Sreynuon Lunn, 32, who was born in a Thai refugee camp to Cambodian parents fleeing the Khmer Rouge and brought to the United States as a seven-month-old child. Lunn was legally allowed into the country as a refugee and given ...

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28 May 2017 | 12:40 pm

A Cambodian Refugee Returns Home, to a Landscape Brutally... - New York Times


New York Times

A Cambodian Refugee Returns Home, to a Landscape Brutally...
New York Times
In a remote clearing, she finds an unlikely ensemble, the victims of land mines: a blind man, a fisherman, an amputee, a former Khmer Rouge insurgent and a former government soldier, rivals in another life now joined in making otherworldly music.

26 May 2017 | 4:01 am

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


The Sydney Morning Herald

$300m spent, three men convicted: cloud over Khmer Rouge ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
He is 90 years old and has been convicted of crimes against humanity. But Nuon Chea's lawyers recently dismissed the accusations against him as 'fake news'.

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24 May 2017 | 11:05 pm

Cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal - Hepburn Advocate


Hepburn Advocate

Cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal
Hepburn Advocate
Prosecutors have countered Nuon Chea's claims in a 793-page closing paper where they tell the judges that he and the Khmer Rouge's 85-year-old former head of state, Khieu Samphan, should be held legally and morally responsible for the horrors inflicted ...

24 May 2017 | 9:31 pm

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, ...

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21 May 2017 | 7:16 pm

Khmer Rouge Massacres Relived in Victims' Brief - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Rouge Massacres Relived in Victims' Brief
The Cambodia Daily
Cannibalism, children smashed against trees and massacres of Cham Muslims while they prayed to Allah are some of the horrors recounted in the closing brief of civil party supporting evidence in the prosecution of Khmer Rouge second-in-command Nuon Chea ...

18 May 2017 | 6:56 pm

Pain, Politics on Display at Annual Khmer Rouge Memorial - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Pain, Politics on Display at Annual Khmer Rouge Memorial
The Cambodia Daily
Cries of pain filled the air at the Choeung Ek Genocidal Center on Thursday as performers re-enacted events from the Khmer Rouge era during an annual ceremony that blends historical remembrance with pro-government politics. Hundreds of people gathered ...

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18 May 2017 | 6:56 pm

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


The Cambodia Daily

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

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17 May 2017 | 6:42 pm

Chea challenges forced-marriage claims - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Chea challenges forced-marriage claims
The Phnom Penh Post
Nuon Chea, the Khmer Rouge's Brother Number Two, has asked to be acquitted of all crimes against humanity he faces, including the high-profile charges of genocide and forced marriage. ... Prosecution lawyer Dale Lysak said their 800-page brief would ...

16 May 2017 | 7:05 pm

Nuon Chea Defense Goes On Attack in Closing Brief - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Nuon Chea Defense Goes On Attack in Closing Brief
The Cambodia Daily
The second trial of the two highest-ranking surviving Khmer Rouge leaders was a biased, “disheartening sham” rife with political interference that stood in the way of ascertaining the truth, argues the closing brief in the defense of Nuon Chea, the ...

11 May 2017 | 7:11 pm