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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Two convicted Khmer Rouge leaders face new mass murder trial in UN-backed court

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 12:18pm by AFP

    ... trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders resumed Friday at a UN-backed court in Cambodia, where they face charges over the mass murder of Vietnamese people and ethnic Muslims, forced marriage ... community was rarely discussed. "The ways in which the Khmer Rouge mistreated us is too heinous to describe in words. Their goal was to exterminate our race," said Seth Maly, a 64-year-old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1618351/two-convicted-khmer-rouge-leaders-face-new-mass-murder-trial-un-backed
  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Jailed Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan denies being part of killing machine

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Khieu Samphan said claims he was part of the Khmer Rouge killing machine were 'fairy tales', despite his top role during 1970s genocide Reality bites for head of state As the Khmer Rouge's head of state, Khieu Samphan was one of the few public faces of the brutal Cambodian regime. The 83-year-old insisted he was not part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568600/jailes-khmer-rouge-head-state-khieu-samphan-denies-being-part-killing
  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge leaders to appeal life sentences handed down by UN-backed Cambodia court

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:43am

    ... Agencies in Phnom Penh Historic verdicts announced against Khieu Samphan, regime’s 83-year-old former head of state, and Nuon Chea, its 88-year-old chief ideologue Two former Khmer Rouge ... the only two leaders of the regime left to stand trial, three and a half decades after the end of the genocidal rule of the Khmer Rouge in which 2 million people died. The tribunal’s chief judge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568174/un-backed-tribunal-sentences-two-top-khmer-rouge-leaders-life-prison
  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life for 'extermination' of millions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:57am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh Justice catches up with pair, decades after murderous regime's demise Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life Watch: Khmer Rouge leadership duo jailed for life Three and a half decades after the fall of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, a UN-backed tribunal yesterday sentenced two top leaders of the former regime to life in prison for crimes against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568672/khmer-rouge-leaders-jailed-life-extermination-millions
  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1307173/new-setback-khmer-rouge-war-crimes-court-prosecutor-resigns
  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

    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
  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1312552/un-secures-loan-pay-khmer-rouge-war-crimes-court-staff-phnom-penh
  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1248429/criminalise-denial-khmer-rouge-atrocities-hun-sen-says
  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    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 ...

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

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