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  1. 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

    ... their August convictions, which followed a two-year trial focused on the forced evacuation of around two million Cambodians from Phnom Penh into rural labour camps and murders at one execution site. ... Cham labour camp survivor who lost 100 of her relatives, mostly through execution, during the regime- including her two daughters, parents and five siblings. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan also ...

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    Cambodian police bust Thais carrying US$7m in fake dollar bills

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 03:13pm by AP

    ... as was the quality of the paper. For people in rural areas unaccustomed to dealing with the notes, they would be difficult to distinguish from the real thing, said Song Sopheak, chief of police ...

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    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 ... Samphan was beaten in the streets of the capital Phnom Penh and imprisoned in 1960 after Sihanouk branded him an "oppositionist". But he was later elected to parliament and served ...

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

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

    ... of state, and Nuon Chea, its 88-year-old chief ideologue, known as "Brother No 2"- the only two surviving leaders of the regime left to stand trial. The tribunal's chief judge, Nil ... 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 ...

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

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:43am

    ... Agencies in Phnom Penh Historic verdicts announced against Khieu Samphan, regime’s 83-year-old former head of state, and Nuon Chea, its 88-year-old chief ideologue Two former Khmer Rouge ... the only two leaders of the regime left to stand trial, three and a half decades after the end of the genocidal rule of the Khmer Rouge in which 2 million people died. The tribunal’s chief judge ...

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    Cambodia opposition ends parliament boycott

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 02:24pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... ruling party. Legislators from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party had refused to take their seats after alleging results of last year’s general election were rigged. The opposition ...

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

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

    ... when Ratha shows them skulls from execution sites, before turning to the first convictions of top ex-leaders to bring this gruesome period of history up to date. On Thursday, Cambodia's ... 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 ...

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    Cambodia's political deadlock over as Hun Sen, Sam Rainsy shake on a deal

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by AP

    ... Rainsy's Cambodia National Rescue Party boycotted their seats in parliament after elections last July. The opposition alleged the polls were rigged, and demanded reforms and new elections. "It ... to inform the monarch of the agreement before the 55 MPs-elect from his party swear in and join the meeting of the National Assembly. "We have no choice. The only suitable choice is to end ...

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    Cambodian opposition leader returns amid tension, urges end to deadlock

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

    ... for a year," he told his supporters. The opposition has boycotted parliament since a contested election in July last year that triggered allegations of vote-rigging. Analysts say the arrests could ... dispute," Sam Rainsy said, adding that he aimed to break the stalemate by the July 28 anniversary of the polls. He called for the creation of a new election body that would include CNRP members ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Six Cambodian politicians charged with insurrection after clashes

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:33am by AP

    ... the government statement said. Opposition party leaders said the guards initiated Tuesday's violence, which came two weeks before the anniversary of a disputed general election last year that led ...




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