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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

    ... 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 ... 83-year-old former regime head of state Khieu Samphan, said: “This is not justice... We will appeal the verdict and sentence.” The historic verdicts were announced against Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, ...

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

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

    ... trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders resumed Friday at a UN-backed court in Cambodia, where they face charges over the mass murder of Vietnamese people and ethnic Muslims, forced marriage and rape. Nuon Chea, 88, known as "Brother Number Two", and ex-head of state Khieu Samphan, 83, have already been given life sentences after a separate trial at the same court in August ...

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

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

    ... by Cambodia's "ruling elite" called yesterday for the International Criminal Court to probe their mass evictions as a crime against humanity. Hundreds of thousands of Cambodians have been ... the court's Rome Statute, meaning the ICC has jurisdiction over the most serious crimes committed there since 2002. One eviction to make way for a development in Phnom Penh in January 2009 saw police ...

  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

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

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

    ... Sopheak said the three suspects in the new case would be sent yesterday to provincial police headquarters in Battambang city, where they were expected to be charged in court. The men face a prison ...

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

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

    ... 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 ... "Even if they die many times over, it would not be enough," he added. Tribunal spokesman Lars Olsen called it "a historic day for both the Cambodian people and the court. The victims ...

  6. 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 ... they did," said Khun Monalisa, 18, a final-year student at Beltei International School in Phnom Penh. She has been following the case more closely than many young Cambodians- more than half ...

  7. 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

    ... alongside "Brother No2" Nuon Chea, 88, by Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes court. Lawyers for the pair- the most senior surviving ex-Khmer Rouge officials- say they will appeal. During ... at the court to hear the verdict. Khieu Pheatarak was among hundreds of thousands forced from their homes in the capital in 1975 by gun-toting cadres. "I will never forget the suffering ...

  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian court frees tycoon Sergei Polonsky

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... Investigators have accused the businessman of orchestrating the scam linked to the construction of a housing complex in 2007 and 2008. But Cambodia's Appeals Court said authorities could ... Agence france-Presse in Phnom Penh Cambodian court rules not to extradite real estate mogul linked to huge scam in Moscow Freed tycoon sought for alleged Russian scam A Cambodian court ...

  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian opposition leader returns amid tension, urges end to deadlock

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

    ... 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 ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Six Cambodian politicians charged with insurrection after clashes

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

    ... of parliament- appeared in court to be charged with leading an insurrection movement, incitement to commit a felony and instigation to commit acts of violence. At least three others not present were ...




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