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  1. 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 ...

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    New setback for Khmer Rouge war crimes court as prosecutor resigns

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

    ... 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. ... it was set up in 2006 to seek justice for the deaths of up to two million people under the brutal communist Khmer Rouge regime from 1975-79. The UN pays the wages for the international workers while ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ... million people under the Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1970s. The UN pays for the international workers while the salaries of local staff are paid by the Cambodian government, with both sides ...

  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.   ...

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    Criminalise denial of Khmer Rouge atrocities, Hun Sen says

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... occurred during the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime, apparently trying to link his political rivals to the widely despised movement. Hun Sen's appeal to parliament on Monday comes ahead of a July 28 ... to bringing back the Khmer Rouge, even though there is no connection between the two. Hun Sen, an authoritarian elected leader, was once a Khmer Rouge cadre himself, and his political allies include ...

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

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

    ... 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 ... testifying at the tribunal who lost relatives under the regime. At the same time Nuon Chea said that he was not aware of all of the Khmer Rouge’s actions in his role overseeing propaganda ...

  8. 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 ...

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    Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Sary had US$20m in Hong Kong account

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... Tom Fawthrop in Phnom Penh Victims of the Khmer Rouge may have lost the chance to tap into the hidden wealth of one of the regime's top leaders who died this month Ieng Sary had US$20m in Hong Kong account The death of Ieng Sary- one of three Khmer Rouge leaders accused of genocide and war crimes before a tribunal in Phnom Penh- may have also killed off attempts ...

  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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