Cambodia News: Nuon Chea

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


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. But though he is ailing and frail, 90-year-old Nuon Chea has still been able to latch onto ...

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24 May 2017 | 11:09 pm

Cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal - Hepburn Advocate


Hepburn Advocate

Cloud over Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal
Hepburn Advocate
Witness Mr. Neang Ouch, alias Ta San, giving testimony before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khoeu Samphan on 9 March 2015. Photo: ECCC/Nhet Sok Heng Witness Mr. Neang Ouch, alias ...

24 May 2017 | 9:31 pm

Civil parties are leaving mixed legacy at Khmer Rouge tribunal - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Civil parties are leaving mixed legacy at Khmer Rouge tribunal
The Phnom Penh Post
The closing brief of the civil parties in the trial of Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, made public this week, summarises the “unique” role of the civil parties in the Khmer Rouge tribunal, a role that has been lauded as ground-breaking ...

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21 May 2017 | 8:49 pm

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


The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Rouge Massacres Relived in Victims' Brief
The Cambodia Daily
Mr. Sen was one of the first civil parties to testify in the second phase of Case 002, under which Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan will learn if they have been found guilty of crimes including genocide later this year. He recounted numerous macabre tales ...

18 May 2017 | 6:56 pm

Prosecutors urge second life sentence for Khmer Rouge leaders - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Prosecutors urge second life sentence for Khmer Rouge leaders
Khmer Times
“Mr Chea claimed that killing outside the judicial power is needed to protect the country from foreign enemies, so it's the right thing. Mr Samphan claimed that he did not know what was happening to the Cambodian people, adding that he had no power to ...

18 May 2017 | 12:22 pm

Khmer Rouge 'genocide' still subject of debate - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Rouge 'genocide' still subject of debate
The Phnom Penh Post
“Fake news” and propaganda have unfairly coloured the Khmer Rouge regime as a “genocidal” one, according to former Brother Number Two Nuon Chea, who claims there is simply not enough evidence to find him guilty of the “crime of all crimes”. The word ...
Prosecution: Pol Pot's 'Double Shadow' Is Guilty of GenocideThe Cambodia Daily

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17 May 2017 | 9:10 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. In a document obtained by The Post yesterday and due to be made ...

16 May 2017 | 7:05 pm

Tribunal Lawyers Seek Acquittal, Blame Vietnam - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Tribunal Lawyers Seek Acquittal, Blame Vietnam
The Cambodia Daily
Powerful Vietnamese-backed warlords thwarted efforts by the Khmer Rouge leadership to construct a “prosperous, independent state,” leading to the failure of the regime's communist revolution, the defense team for second-in-command Nuon Chea argues in ...

15 May 2017 | 6:41 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

Defence 'gag'? Khmer Rouge tribunal cuts scope of final arguments - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Defence 'gag'? Khmer Rouge tribunal cuts scope of final arguments
The Phnom Penh Post
The Khmer Rouge tribunal trial chamber has reduced the amount of time for final arguments, a move the Nuon Chea defence claims attempts to “gag” its client. Due to a delay in the revision of court transcripts, the prosecution had requested an ...

30 Apr 2017 | 9:17 pm