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

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

    ... ordered her release on Thursday, but the move was delayed after prosecutors requested tighter conditions. The court's highest appeal body said it agreed to impose extra provisional ... and officials from the purpose-built detention facility at the Phnom Penh court where she has been held since 2007. "She was picked up by her children," said court spokesman Neth Pheaktra, ...

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    Khmer Rouge ‘First Lady’ is released

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

    ... tribunal ordered her release on Thursday, but the move was delayed after prosecutors requested tighter conditions. In a statement on Sunday, the court’s highest appeal body said it had agreed ... 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 ...

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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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    Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

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

    ... the court. The statements are scheduled to be completed by the end of the month, with a verdict expected in the first half of next year. “This is the final milestone before the verdict,” court ... former prison chief Kaing Guek Eav to 30 years in prison – later increased to life on appeal – for overseeing the deaths of 15,000 people. The court is investigating two possible new cases ...

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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 ...

  7. 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 ...

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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

    ... 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 ...

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    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 ...

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    Cambodian protesters denied bail despite global concern

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 03:14pm by AFP

    ... around the world. But at a closed-door hearing on Tuesday, an appeals court in the capital Phnom Penh denied bail to the 21 workers and activists on the grounds that their release “would affect public order” and hinder legal procedures, defence lawyer Sam Sokoung told reporters. He said the defence would appeal the decision at the Supreme Court. The ruling dismayed about 200 protesters ...




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