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22 Jun 2018 | 4:40 pm

Bearing witness to Cambodia's horror, 20 years after Pol Pot's death - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Bearing witness to Cambodia's horror, 20 years after Pol Pot's death
The Cambodia Daily
Twenty years ago, on April 15, 1998, Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia's genocidal government during the late 1970s, died in his sleep at the age of 73. Born Saloth Sar, Pol Pot was never held accountable for the crimes committed during the three years ...

16 Apr 2018 | 11:00 pm

Khmer Rouge leaders ruled fit to face court - The Phnom Penh Post


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 accused of multiple crimes against humanity, including genocide. Chea, the regime's “Brother Number ...

28 Feb 2018 | 10:10 pm

Students see Khmer Rouge tribunal as educational tool: study - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Students see Khmer Rouge tribunal as educational tool: study
The Phnom Penh Post
“Its legacy is justice . . . to prosecute the Khmer Rouge leaders.” But the findings came as little surprise to both sides of the courtroom in the current case against former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan. Nuon Chea defender Victor ...

25 Jan 2018 | 9:48 pm

Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in Cambodia - New York Times


New York Times

Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in Cambodia
New York Times
The defendants were Nuon Chea, 90, the ideologue sometimes known as Brother No. 2 who was second-in-command to the Khmer Rouge's leader, Pol Pot; and Khieu Samphan, 85, the urbane, Paris-educated intellectual who served as the nominal head of ...
Khmer Rouge leader denies mass murder, blames VietnamReuters
Top Khmer Rouge leader denies genocide at close of UN-backed trialCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)
Khmer Rouge Leader Denies Responsibility for AtrocitiesVoice of America
Deutsche Welle -The Phnom Penh Post -U.S. News & World Report
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23 Jun 2017 | 8:09 am

Nuon Chea Defense Mounts 'Orwellian' Argument, Prosecution Says - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Nuon Chea Defense Mounts 'Orwellian' Argument, Prosecution Says
The Cambodia Daily
It was “raining lies” in the Khmer Rouge tribunal courtroom when the Nuon Chea defense gave its closing statement this week, and its claims that interrogations in the regime's prisons did not amount to torture were “Orwellian,” the prosecution said in ...
Prosecution closes with proverbThe Phnom Penh Post

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22 Jun 2017 | 6:49 pm

Khmer Rouge's Nuon Chea Chided for 'Crocodile Tears' - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Rouge's Nuon Chea Chided for 'Crocodile Tears'
The Cambodia Daily
After being labeled “arrogant” during defense closing statements at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, the prosecution delivered its rebuttal on Wednesday, citing regime documents it said illustrated acts of genocide while dismissing Nuon Chea's claims of ...

21 Jun 2017 | 6:55 pm

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


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 attacking the integrity of the court itself. Defence lawyer Liv Sovanna accused the tribunal of ...

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16 Jun 2017 | 6:33 am

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 ...

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13 Jun 2017 | 12:19 am

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

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