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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

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

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:43am

    ... killing, is just part of the Cambodian story. Nearly a quarter of the population died under their rule, through a combination starvation, medical neglect, overwork and execution when the group held ... and mass starvation, while Khmer Rouge cadres embarked on a bloody purge of perceived enemies of their revolution. Agence France-Presse, Associated Press ...

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

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

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

    ... of the crimes" both would remain in detention. Nearly a quarter of the population- about 1.7 million people- died under the Khmer Rouge through starvation, medical neglect, overwork and executions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568672/khmer-rouge-leaders-jailed-life-extermination-millions
  3. 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

    ... wiped out by starvation, overwork, torture and execution. "This is the justice that I have been waiting for these last 35 years," said Khieu Pheatarak, one of around 900 Cambodians ... enter the capital, Phnom Penh, beginning a reign of terror under leader Pol Pot that leaves up to two million people dead through starvation, execution and overwork. January 7, 1979: Phnom Penh ...

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

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

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

    ... their rule, wiping out nearly a quarter of the population through executions, starvation or overwork. Teachers were among the prime targets of the communist regime which systematically killed former ...

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

    Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 03:34pm by AFP

    ... Khmer Rouge wiped out up to two million people through starvation, overwork and execution in the late 1970s. The trial, which began hearing evidence in late 2011, is widely seen as a landmark ... Civil party lawyers alleged the defendants had intimate knowledge of the Khmer Rouge’s “elimination” policy through deliberate starvation and of the persecution of those branded “class enemies”. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1333009/khmer-rouge-trial-hears-closing-statements
  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Six Cambodian farmers killed in anti-tank mine blast

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 01:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... heavily mined places. The brutal hardline communist Khmer Rouge regime was responsible for the deaths of up to two million people from starvation, disease, overwork or execution during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296872/six-cambodian-farmers-killed-anti-tank-mine-blast
  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge ‘Brother Number Two’ Nuon Chea admits shared ‘responsibility’

    Posted May 30th 2013, 03:05pm by AFP

    ... from 1975-79 wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia’s population through starvation, overwork or execution in a bid to create an agrarian utopia. Regime co-founder Ieng Sary died in March ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1249693/khmer-rouge-brother-number-two-nuon-chea-admits-shared-responsibility
  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian PM Hun Sen seeks genocide denial law

    Posted May 27th 2013, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... punishment. Led by “Brother Number One” Pol Pot, who died in 1998, the Khmer Rouge wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia’s population through starvation, overwork or execution in a bid to create ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1247573/cambodian-pm-hun-sen-seeks-genocide-denial-law
  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    New setback for Khmer Rouge war crimes court as prosecutor resigns

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the Khmer Rouge wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia's population through starvation, overwork or execution in a bid to create an agrarian utopia. The UN-backed court has achieved one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1307173/new-setback-khmer-rouge-war-crimes-court-prosecutor-resigns
  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge trial adjourned as accused hospitalised

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 03:23pm by AFP

    ... regime oversaw one of the worst horrors of the 20th century, wiping out nearly a quarter of the population through starvation, overwork and execution in a bid to forge a communist utopia. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1127841/khmer-rouge-trial-adjourned-accused-hospitalised

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