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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

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

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

    ... for life Three and a half decades after the fall of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, a UN-backed tribunal yesterday sentenced two top leaders of the former regime to life in prison for crimes against ... 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
  2. 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 the verdict and sentence... it is unjust for my client. He did not know or commit many of these crimes,” Son Arun, a lawyer for Nuon Chea, 88, said. Kong Sam Onn, a lawyer for the second defendant, ...

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

    ... of the Khmer Rouge killing machine- but could end his days in prison after he was jailed for life for crimes against humanity. Throughout his trial, the French-educated radical denied playing ... 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 ...

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

    UN secures loan to pay Khmer Rouge war crimes court staff in Phnom Penh

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh UN secures loan to pay war crimes court staff The United Nations said yesterday it had secured a loan to pay Cambodian employees at the Khmer Rouge war crimes court striking over unpaid wages. The UN-backed tribunal's 250 local workers, including judges and prosecutors, have not been paid since June because of a cash shortage. Most of them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1312552/un-secures-loan-pay-khmer-rouge-war-crimes-court-staff-phnom-penh
  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    New setback for Khmer Rouge war crimes court as prosecutor resigns

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh The latest high-profile departure comes as strike by staff over unpaid wages enters second week Prosecutor resigns from war crimes court Cambodia's troubled Khmer Rouge war crimes court suffered a new setback yesterday with the resignation of a key prosecutor- the latest in a string of departures from the United Nations-backed tribunal. ...

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

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

    Khmer Rouge chief Nuon Chea expresses 'remorse' over regime's crimes

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Nuon Chea expresses remorse, but denies awareness of all leadership's crimes Khmer Rouge chief expresses 'remorse' The Khmer Rouge's ... responsibility," Nuon Chea, 86, who has denied charges of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity, said during his trial at a UN-backed court hailed as a key chance for reconciliation. "As ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1249992/khmer-rouge-chief-nuon-chea-expresses-remorse-over-regimes-crimes
  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Pol Pot's deputy Nuon Chea deemed fit for war crimes trial

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Pol Pot deputy deemed fit for war crimes trial Pol Pot's former deputy Nuon Chea is fit to continue with his trial for war crimes and genocide, doctors told Cambodia's Khmer Rouge court yesterday following the death of a co-defendant. "From a physical point of view, I felt he is well enough to continue with the trial," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1199648/pol-pots-deputy-nuon-chea-deemed-fit-war-crimes-trial
  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

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

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

    ... 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 ... be incapable of remembering any rules, though they stipulated she should not interfere in the case in any way and should remain in Cambodia. Charges of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity ...

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

    Thais swarm into Cambodian casinos to beat junta's betting ban

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by AFP

    ... seized power across the border on May 22. A junta blitz on organised crime has seen raids on underground casinos, dozens of arrests and access to a number of online gambling sites blocked. In its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538424/thais-swarm-cambodian-casinos-beat-juntas-betting-ban

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