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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Thousands take to Cambodia’s streets on Human Rights Day

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 05:08pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... monks, took to the streets on Tuesday to mark Human Rights Day and call for improvements in the kingdom’s rights record. Opposition leader Sam Rainsy led a crowd of some 6,000 supporters – many waving Cambodian flags and holding banners that read “Long Live Democracy” – through Phnom Penh. We must struggle for the full and proper respect of human rights Sam Rainsy Chanting the party’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1377476/thousands-take-cambodias-streets-human-rights-day
  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian land grab victims take their case to the ICC in The Hague

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:11am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in The Hague Petition cites major human rights violations by Cambodia's 'ruling elite' Land grab victims take case to ICC Victims of land grabs ... rubber or sugar plantations. "Anyone who resists is being shot, raped, wrongfully prosecuted," Rogers said. "The violations of human rights are massive. "All this for the tiny ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1611636/cambodian-land-grab-victims-take-their-case-icc-hague
  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Research centre to highlight Cambodia's brutal history

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by GDN

    ... a museum, research centre, graduate school, document archives and research library, set in an expansive new park south of Phnom Penh. The project is the vision of human rights activist Youk Chhang, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1614680/research-centre-highlight-cambodias-brutal-history
  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Australian deal to send refugees to Cambodia slated by United Nations

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 01:35pm by AFP

    ... of the poorest nations in Southeast Asia and its recent human rights record has drawn international criticism. "The number and timing of refugee settlement will be determined by Cambodia," ... Ou Virak, chairman of the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights, said his country "couldn't give humanitarian support even if we wanted to". "Cambodia is poor as hell. Most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1600830/cambodians-protest-against-asylum-seeker-resettlement-deal-australia
  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Two convicted Khmer Rouge leaders face new mass murder trial in UN-backed court

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 12:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, already convicted for crimes against humanity in August, now on trial for mass murder of Vietnamese and Muslims The genocide ... for crimes against humanity. That ruling saw them become the first top figures to be jailed from a regime responsible for the deaths of up to two million Cambodians from 1975-1979. The second trial, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1618351/two-convicted-khmer-rouge-leaders-face-new-mass-murder-trial-un-backed
  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian opposition leader returns amid tension, urges end to deadlock

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... been accused of bias in favour of the ruling party. Hun Sen, 61, who has been in power for nearly three decades, is regularly criticised by campaigners for ignoring human rights and crushing ... Deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha has been summoned by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for questioning this week in relation to the unrest. The UN's human rights office said on Friday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556602/cambodian-opposition-leader-returns-amid-tension
  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge leaders to appeal life sentences handed down by UN-backed Cambodia court

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:43am

    ... leaders convicted on Thursday for crimes against humanity by Cambodia’s UN-backed war crimes tribunal will appeal the verdicts and life prison terms, their lawyers said. “We will appeal ... either of the accused as the judge said both men were found guilty of crimes against humanity, forced transfers, forced disappearances and attacks against human dignity and sentenced to life ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568174/un-backed-tribunal-sentences-two-top-khmer-rouge-leaders-life-prison
  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life for 'extermination' of millions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:57am by AP

    ... humanity during the country's 1970s reign of terror that left close to two million dead. The historic verdicts were announced against Khieu Samphan, the regime's 83-year-old former head ... human dignity". There was no visible reaction from either of the accused, both of whom have denied wrongdoing. The pair can appeal, but Nil Nonn told the court that "given the gravity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568672/khmer-rouge-leaders-jailed-life-extermination-millions
  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia's killing fields: the 'story' becomes history

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:50am by AFP

    ... UN-backed court found "Brother No 2" Nuon Chea, 88, and ex-head of state Khieu Samphan, 83, guilty of crimes against humanity, sentencing them to life in prison. Some students do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570843/cambodias-killing-fields-story-becomes-history
  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Jailed Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan denies being part of killing machine

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... of the Khmer Rouge killing machine- but could end his days in prison after he was jailed for life for crimes against humanity. Throughout his trial, the French-educated radical denied playing ... Sary. November 19, 2007: Khieu Samphan is arrested. July 26, 2010: Duch sentenced to 30 years in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity. It is later upgraded to life in prison. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568600/jailes-khmer-rouge-head-state-khieu-samphan-denies-being-part-killing

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