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    Cambodia's Khmer Rouge court adds mass killings to trial

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 09:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Cambodia’s UN-backed court on Monday added a mass killing episode to the trial of three former Khmer Rouge leaders, amid fears they will not live long ... site, where the Khmer Rouge allegedly murdered soldiers and officers of the former regime immediately after taking power in April 1975, was “a small victory for the prosecution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1056540/cambodias-khmer-rouge-court-adds-mass-killings-trial
  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

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

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:43am

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

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

    Cambodia’s former Khmer Rouge leaders start genocide trial

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Two former Khmer Rouge leaders began their second trial at a UN-backed court in Cambodia on Wednesday on charges including genocide ... was completed late last year, with the verdict – and possible sentences – set to be delivered on August 7. Watch: Genocide trial of Khmer Rouge leaders begins in Cambodia At the opening hearing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562719/cambodias-former-khmer-rouge-leaders-start-genocide-trial
  4. 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 ... and Nuon Chea were accused by prosecutors of "spilling blood for power". The ruling is likely to bring a level of relief to those who survived the Khmer Rouge years, which saw Cambodians ...

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

    Cambodia passes bill criminalising Khmer Rouge genocide denial

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 05:52pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... it a crime to deny that atrocities were committed by the genocidal 1970s communist Khmer Rouge regime. Critics say the law will be used as a weapon against the political opposition. The assembly ... lawmaker reportedly suggested that some of the evidence of Khmer Rouge atrocities was fabricated by Vietnam, whose army invaded to oust the Khmer Rouge in 1979.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1255698/cambodia-passes-bill-criminalising-khmer-rouge-genocide-denial
  6. News - Asia

    Cambodian diary a rare glimpse of life under the Khmer Rouge

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:35pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Poch Younly's 1976 diary is a rare record of life under the Khmer Rouge, and the horrors it recounts helped convict two of the regime's ... the Documentation Centre of Cambodia, which has amassed millions of documents, photographs, films and verbal testimonies from the Khmer Rouge era. When the Khmer Rouge was in charge, everything belonged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574342/cambodian-diary-rare-glimpse-life-under-khmer-rouge
  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Hundreds mourn former Khmer Rouge minister Ieng Sary

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... relatives were also killed during Khmer Rouge rule, said she was happy Ieng Sary was gone. But "he did not deserve to die naturally like this". Additional reporting by Associated Press ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Hundreds mourn former Khmer Rouge minister Hundreds of mourners gathered yesterday for a funeral ceremony at the rural stronghold of Khmer Rouge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1191808/hundreds-mourn-former-khmer-rouge-minister-ieng-sary
  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

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

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

    ... lived through the Khmer Rouge's brutal 1975-1979 rule, he brings a first-hand account to lessons which only became compulsory for high school students three years ago. The students flinch ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Sentencing of two former Khmer Rouge leaders opens new chapter in schools' lessons on a genocide once whitewashed from textbooks 'Story' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570843/cambodias-killing-fields-story-becomes-history
  9. 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 ... over atrocities during the Khmer Rouge era, will come as a bitter blow to many who survived the 1975-1979 regime, blamed for the deaths of up to two million people. Cambodia’s UN-backed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1038322/khmer-rouge-first-lady-released
  10. 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

    ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh The UN and a leading human rights group criticised Cambodia on Thursday for failing to pay its share of costs for the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal, which ... by former Khmer Rouge members. “The government has demonstrated it has plenty of cash to pay a bloated army and buy elections, making its refusal to put money into the Khmer Rouge tribunal a symbol ...

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

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