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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To overcome the past, Cambodia needs fair and open trials

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... wrangling, only one of the five top former Khmer Rouge officials has been sentenced by a UN-backed war crimes tribunal for their role in the deaths of up to two million people. If it is the intention of many prominent government officials and businessmen who served the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime to let time and tide cheat justice and bury the past, they have had a victory. The tribunal has ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    After a closure of sorts, Cambodia must now look to future

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in the life sentences handed down to the last two top leaders of the Khmer Rouge to be held accountable for the Maoist regime's reign of terror over Cambodia in the late 1970s. The symbolism is etched in time and tide. It is more than 35 years since the regime fell and age has almost cheated justice altogether. One of the former leaders, Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan, is 83, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... this A survivor of the Khmer Rouge on the death of the movement's co-founder, Ieng Sary ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The flawed legacy of Norodom Sihanouk

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the murderous Khmer Rouge regime. Cambodia suffered, and so did Sihanouk: five of his 14 children were among the estimated 1.7 million people who perished. It is a poignant example of how his fate ... Cambodia into the Vietnam war, China backed the Khmer Rouge and Vietnam invaded, occupying between 1979 and 1990. Even after his return to usher in a new era of independence under UN oversight, ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by STAFF

    ... The verdicts taught me more about the leaders of the Khmer Rouge, the torture and other things they did Cambodian student Khun Monalisa, 18, on the convictions of Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan for crimes against humanity in the 1970 s   On the stolen emails alone, if I am a spy, I am really pretty damn bad at it Next Media executive Mark Simon on insinuations that he works ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:27am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Cambodian war crimes court unveils verdict The UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal gives a verdict in the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea. The verdict concerns the first phase of the trial, focused mainly on the forced movement of people and the execution of soldiers following ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points, November 17, 2014

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 04:48am by STAFF

    ... are now into their 51st day amid signs that the police might soon take action against demonstrators.   Trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders resumes Cambodia's UN-backed court resumes the genocide trial in Phnom Penh of two former Khmer Rouge leaders, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan. They face trial relating to breaches of the Geneva Conventions and crimes against the Vietnamese ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 03:03am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Cambodians mark victory over Khmer Rouge The ruling Cambodian People's Party will today celebrate the 35th anniversary of the toppling of the Khmer Rouge regime by Vietnamese forces, with CPP lawmaker Cheam Reap promising the biggest festivities in years. But while the CPP marks the day ...

  10. 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 to former head of state Khieu Samphan and chief ideologue Nuon Chea. The charges related to forced population transfers, enforced disappearances and attacks against human dignity. They both denied ...




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