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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia fights surge in H5N1 deaths as Vietnam reports first death in 14 months

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 02:42pm by AFP

    ... the highly contagious illness. The impoverished kingdom is also nervously watching the spread in China of a new H7N9 strain that had not previously been transmitted from birds to humans, but has now killed seven people in China since February. “We’re monitoring it. We’re constantly on alert,” Sok Touch, head of the Cambodian health ministry’s disease surveillance bureau, said of the new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1210724/cambodia-fights-surge-h5n1-deaths-vietnam-reports-first-death-14-months
  2. 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
  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia criticised for not paying its share of costs of Khmer Rouge tribunal

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 03:06pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... died from starvation, disease, forced labour and executions. Under the agreement with the Cambodian government that established the tribunal, the UN pays the salaries of the foreign staff, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1303961/cambodia-criticised-not-paying-its-share-costs-khmer-rouge-tribunal
  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia opposition party denounces 'staged' rally against leader

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:01pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... people from cities to work in labours camps in the countryside. Its radical policies led to the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people from starvation, disease, overwork and execution. Many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1257111/cambodia-opposition-party-denounces-staged-rally-against-leader
  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Ieng Thirith, accused of Khmer war crimes, freed on health grounds

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh 'First Lady' of Khmer Rouge freed on health grounds The former "First Lady" of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime was freed yesterday, after the country's war crimes tribunal had ruled she was unfit to stand trial. Ieng Thirith, 80, who experts say has Alzheimer's disease, was driven in a convoy with police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1038606/ieng-thirith-accused-khmer-war-crimes-freed-health-grounds
  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Court rules Ieng Thirith, Pol Pot's sister-in-law, is unfit to stand trial

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... disease]", the court statement read, adding "that she remains unfit to stand trial". She was accused of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity and the court said her impending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1036171/court-rules-ieng-thirith-pol-pots-sister-law-unfit-stand-trial
  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge ‘First Lady’ is released

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 03:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh The former “First Lady” of Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge regime was freed on Sunday, a court official said, after the country’s war crimes tribunal had ruled she was unfit to stand trial. Ieng Thirith, 80, who experts say has Alzheimer’s disease, was driven in a convoy with police and officials from the purpose-built detention facility ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1038322/khmer-rouge-first-lady-released
  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian court orders release of Khmer Rouge ‘First Lady’

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... before a court for atrocities during the Khmer Rouge era. The accused “suffers from a progressive, degenerative illness (likely Alzheimer’s disease)”, the court statement read, adding “that she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1035834/cambodia-court-orders-release-khmer-rouge-%E2%80%98first-lady%E2%80%99

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