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26 Apr 2018 | 2:15 pm

20 Years After His Death, Cambodians Still Struggle to Put Memories of Pol Pot Behind Them - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

20 Years After His Death, Cambodians Still Struggle to Put Memories of Pol Pot Behind Them
VOA Khmer
During the late 1970s, he and his senior comrades like Nuon Chea, Ieng Sary, Khieu Samphan and Ta Mok, subjected Cambodian society to an extreme Marxist-Maoist ideology. Cities where emptied, private property abandoned and all people were forced to ...

23 Apr 2018 | 2:20 pm

Woman arrested for allegedly killing husband with acid - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Woman arrested for allegedly killing husband with acid
The Phnom Penh Post
Chea told police she purchased the acid in Phnom Penh and transported it in a water bottle. “We did not know the type of acid and how much because she threw it away and we could not find the bottle,” Vuthy said. “She said she poured it on his face ...

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19 Apr 2018 | 11:51 pm

PM touts policy of peace - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

PM touts policy of peace
Khmer Times
Three former Khmer Rouge leaders, Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, who headed the S-21 detention centre; Khieu Samphan, a former head of state; and Brother Number Two Nuon Chea, have all been sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes perpetrated during the ...

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19 Apr 2018 | 7:45 pm

Cambodia: 20 years after Pol Pot - Sri Lanka Guardian


Sri Lanka Guardian

Cambodia: 20 years after Pol Pot
Sri Lanka Guardian
Chum Mey, a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime, walks past a portrait of Nuon Chea, a former Khmer Rouge leader. AP Photo/Heng Sinith. Ngor was able to survive the genocide. He was given refugee status by the American government and resettled in Long ...

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17 Apr 2018 | 6:00 am

Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
The Diplomat
Anlong Veng, Cambodia — Twenty years ago on April 15, Pol Pot, the leader of one of the 20th century's most radical and murderous regimes that resulted in the death of around 2 million Cambodians, died while under house arrest here in the jungles of ...

13 Apr 2018 | 10:27 am

Twenty years after Pol Pot died a broken man, his memory looms large - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Twenty years after Pol Pot died a broken man, his memory looms large
The Phnom Penh Post
But Pol Pot was hardly a lone wolf, and his “Brother Number Two”, Nuon Chea, and head of state, Khieu Samphan, have since been convicted of crimes against humanity, as has S-21 prison operator Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch. “Even though Pol Pot ...

12 Apr 2018 | 6:24 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 Two ...

28 Feb 2018 | 10:10 pm

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

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