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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 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh UN-backed court moves closer to verdict in case of 'Brother Number Two' Nuon Chea and ex-head of state Khieu Samphan Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge ... Lawyer Pich Ang, representing victims, described the Khmer Rouge as “one of the most heinous regimes history has ever known”. Led by “Brother Number One” Pol Pot, who died in 1998, the communist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1333009/khmer-rouge-trial-hears-closing-statements
  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge ‘Brother Number Two’ Nuon Chea admits shared ‘responsibility’

    Posted May 30th 2013, 03:05pm by AFP

    ... Rouge’s rule. He also expressed a “sincere apology” to the victims as he tried to distance himself from the regime’s actions. Led by “Brother Number One” Pol Pot, who died in 1998, the Khmer Rouge ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh The Khmer Rouge’s former number two admitted for the first time on Thursday he shared responsibility for the actions of a regime blamed for the deaths ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1249693/khmer-rouge-brother-number-two-nuon-chea-admits-shared-responsibility
  8. 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

    ... 'First Lady' of Khmer Rouge set to be freed Cambodia's war crimes court yesterday ordered the release of Ieng Thirith, dubbed the "First Lady" of the murderous Khmer Rouge ... a handful of people brought before a court for atrocities during the Khmer Rouge era. The accused "suffers from a progressive, degenerative illness [likely to be Alzheimer's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1036171/court-rules-ieng-thirith-pol-pots-sister-law-unfit-stand-trial
  9. 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 ... during the Khmer Rouge era, will come as a bitter blow to many who survived the 1975 to '79 regime, blamed for the deaths of up to 2 million people. Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal ...

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

    Cambodia opposition party denounces 'staged' rally against leader

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

    ... unless people are educated enough to stop it, Chhang said. The Khmer Rouge communist regime, which ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, claimed it was building a pure socialist society by evicting ... former members of the Khmer Rouge, including Hun Sen himself, hold important positions in Cambodia’s current government. Human Rights Watch has also blamed Hun Sen for obstructing the work ...

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

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