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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Cambodia’s Rithy Panh awarded Asian Filmmaker of the Year at Busan

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 06:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Busan Acclaimed Cambodian director Rithy Panh, whose family died in the Khmer Rouge genocide, received the Asian Filmmaker of the Year award at the Busan ... history, left mostly destroyed under the brutal 1975-1979 reign of the Khmer Rouge that claimed around two million lives. The award comes after his documentary The Missing Picture, which focuses ...

  4. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US Navy captain fired in bribery scandal

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... allege that Misiewicz, who fled the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia as a child and was adopted by an American woman, directed ships to certain ports where the Singapore-based firm overcharged ...

  5. News - Asia - ANALYSIS: CAMBODIA

    Cambodian election result a 'wake up call' for strongman Hun Sen

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... long-ruling strongman Hun Sen remains firmly in control. But after his worst poll result in 15 years and a series of demonstrations drawing tens of thousands of people, experts say the former Khmer Rouge fighter-turned-premier must now realise that something has to change. "Hun Sen got a huge kick- a huge wake-up call- during the election," said Ou Virak, president ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Stars of Asian cinema gather for Busan film festival

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 03:20pm by AFP

    ... of the Year award will go to Cambodian director Rithy Panh for preserving his country’s films and audio-visual materials. The director, who lost his family during the Khmer Rouge genocide, won the Un ...



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