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  1. Cambodians deserve a chance of justice

    Posted Apr 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Justice for the victims of the Khmer Rouge's brutal rule of Cambodia is long overdue, but nearing: a tribunal to try surviving leaders is likely to start in the coming months. ... of civil war, five more of a Khmer Rouge insurgency and a government still comprising former members of the movement has meant the burying of such ideas. Internationally, while atrocities were ...

  2. Effort needed to heal the scars of Cambodia

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Cambodia's biggest aid donors, was a staunch Khmer Rouge supporter. Time is short. Just two years remain before the funding runs out. Although the framework for the process has been agreed to, ... to fulfil its aim of providing the reconciliation that Cambodians need to move beyond the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge regime. But it is at least an effort to fill that void. How ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Tribunal hearing a milestone in beleaguered Khmer Rouge trials

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Anne Hyland After years of delay, Cambodia will today hold the first public tribunal hearing of a senior Khmer Rouge leader since the murderous regime was overthrown in 1979. Kaing Guek ... and taking to his grave the reason why the ultra-Maoist regime ruled Cambodia with such brutal force from 1975-79. Ta Mok, who was Pol Pot's military chief, died last year. Many of the Khmer ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Who's who in the news

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rule of the Khmer Rouge. e. This Hong Kong journalist made a formal apology to the Philippines after writing a column deemed racist. In an article for HK Magazine, he wrote that the Philippines ... world, he refuses to utter the phrase the world wants to hear: Palestinian state. d. This man- better known as Duch- is accused of being the chief torturer during the Khmer Rouge regime ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. The great land grab

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Jo Baker

    ... of black-clad guerilla fighters entered Phnom Penh and emptied it- by persuasion, coercion and violence- in just a few days. The Khmer Rouge had overthrown the government and, as a first step, more than ... and Amnesty International warn that, if the project goes ahead, it could be the beginning of the biggest forced eviction since the days of the Khmer Rouge. For things to change, said Lao Mong Hay, ...

  9. Panh's labyrinth sheds light on darkest days

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... colonial rule. 'Now everyone wants to talk about the Khmer Rouge,' Panh says. 'Everyone wants to tell that story. But we did that years ago. The question is: why does everyone want ... case, destroyed by genocide. After losing most of his family under the Khmer Rouge, he lived as a refugee in Paris. 'It was disturbing to see the Khmer Rouge given Cambodia's seat ...

  10. The guilty must pay for Khmer Rouge atrocities

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cambodians deserve justice for the genocide committed by the Khmer Rouge regime during its rule three decades ago. They have not been given that with the sentencing yesterday of the Maoist ... businessmen served the regime; Hun Sen was a commander, although his exact duties are uncertain. Cambodia's wounds are deep. The atrocities committed under the late Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot ...




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