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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    New setback for Khmer Rouge war crimes court as prosecutor resigns

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

    ... the Khmer Rouge wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia's population through starvation, overwork or execution in a bid to create an agrarian utopia. The UN-backed court has achieved one ... '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. ...

  2. Cambodians deserve justice for a tragic past

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

    ... The genocidal rule of the Khmer Rouge still hangs heavily over Cambodia, 30 years after the ultra-Maoist group was ousted from power by invading Vietnamese forces. Economically, ... or sentenced for the regime's crimes. A court set up by Cambodia and the UN to hold the Khmer Rouge accountable began operating more than three years ago and has spent about US$50 million. Five ...

  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian court orders release of Khmer Rouge ‘First Lady’

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Cambodia’s war crimes court ordered the release on Thursday of Ieng Thirith, the “First Lady” of the murderous Khmer Rouge regime, saying she was unfit ... of remembering or adhering to any conditions, but stipulated that she should not interfere in the case in any way and remains in Cambodia. Khmer Rouge victims met the decision with dismay. “I cannot ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:11am by STAFF

    ... democracy for the election of the chief executive in 2017.   New Khmer Rouge trial gets under way An initial hearing will be held in Phnom Penh in the case against two surviving Khmer Rouge leaders. Former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan and deputy party leader Nuon Chea are charged with genocide against Cham and Vietnamese living in Cambodia at the time, crimes against humanity ...

  5. 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 ... of all of the Khmer Rouge's actions in his role overseeing propaganda and education. "As for the executive branch, I had no power whatsoever. So about what happened during the Khmer ...

  6. Killing Fields legacy threatens boom times

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Cambodia's record economic growth is under attack from an old enemy, the Khmer Rouge, writes Anne Hyland in Phnom Penh Cambodia is being held back by the lack of an educated elite ... to a boom, is the lack of human resources, with so much of the professional class wiped out 30 years ago,' said Christopher Wood, chief strategist at CLSA. The Khmer Rouge terrorised Cambodia ...

  7. Time to face history

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal is preparing to bring Khmer Rouge leaders to justice. Khieu Samphan has spent most of the past 30 years denying responsibility for the deaths of 1.7 million Cambodians ... in economics and a reputation for incorruptibility, Khieu Samphan gave a speech 10 days after the Khmer Rouge gained control of Cambodia, broadcast by the propaganda mouthpiece Phnom Penh Radio: ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., August 10, 2014

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by STAFF

    ... Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea The former Khmer Rouge leaders were given life prison sentences for crimes against humanity by a UN-backed court in Cambodia. The sentences were handed down ... wrongdoing. Both men face a second charge relating to genocide during their 1975-79 rule.   Anita Lam Ka-fun There was a public outcry after it emerged that Lands Department assistant director Anita ...

  9. Challenges for Khmer Rouge trials

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... issue has also been deciding what the tribunal's role is. 'The story of the Khmer Rouge has never been told in Cambodia,' he said. 'It has never been taught in schools. Do ... Annemarie Evans Ahead of the first trial of a Khmer Rouge leader at the end of this month, a chief prosecutor has questioned whether the trial will be just about the allegations against ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Mourners mass for cremation of Khmer Rouge leader

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 03:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Malai, Cambodia Hundreds of mourners massed on Thursday ahead of the cremation of a co-founder of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, highlighting the stark divide between supporters and victims of the brutal communist regime. Former Khmer Rouge foreign minister Ieng Sary, 87, died last week while on trial for war crimes and genocide, cheating Cambodians of a verdict ...




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