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  1. The Khmer Rouge

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... John Brennan Under the Marxist leader Pol Pot, the Khmer Rouge began in the 1960s as the armed wing of the Cambodian communist party. Khmer Rouge is French for 'Red Khmer'; the Khmer people are the largest ethnic group in Cambodia, and red is traditionally associated with communism. After a five-year civil war, their forces finally took over the capital, Phnom Penh, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725318/khmer-rouge
  2. Challenges for Khmer Rouge trials

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

    ... 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 ... Assistance to the Khmer Rouge trials, also highlighted how the trials of Khmer Rouge leaders would be a challenge in terms of crimes that have never previously been prosecuted by such a tribunal, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672475/challenges-khmer-rouge-trials
  3. Question mark hangs over Khmer Rouge trial

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... and international judges and prosecutors who will try the former senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime. This should have been hailed as a significant step forward for Cambodia's drawn-out genocide ... per cent of all felony cases. The Khmer Rouge trial will be heavily reliant on witness testimony if the former leaders of the regime are to be held accountable for their crimes of murdering, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547810/question-mark-hangs-over-khmer-rouge-trial
  4. A nation with a tragic past

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... from the war taking place in neighbouring Vietnam. The Khmer Rouge rebels seized power in 1975. Under their leader Pol Pot, these radical communists are believed to be responsible for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians. It wasn't until 1978, that an invading Vietnamese army finally drove the Khmer Rouge from power. Today, Cambodia is one of the poorest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725319/nation-tragic-past
  5. Cambodians deserve a chance of justice

    Posted Apr 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Justice for the victims of the Khmer Rouge's brutal rule of Cambodia is long overdue, but nearing: a tribunal to try surviving leaders is likely to start in the coming months. ... of civil war, five more of a Khmer Rouge insurgency and a government still comprising former members of the movement has meant the burying of such ideas. Internationally, while atrocities were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/545210/cambodians-deserve-chance-justice
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666138/cambodians-deserve-justice-tragic-past
  7. Protecting witnesses key in land where fear lingers

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... With trials of senior Khmer Rouge leaders finally on the horizon, witness protection- and the lack of it- has become an important issue in Cambodia, writes Anne Hyland Oum Puom, 76, wants to stand up in the court of Cambodia's UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal and ask the question that the vast majority of his fellow citizens have wanted answered for 30 years. 'I want to ask ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616589/protecting-witnesses-key-land-where-fear-lingers
  8. Cambodia has waited too long to see justice

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The motives that drove Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime to launch a reign of terror which cost almost 2 million lives are difficult to comprehend. And so is the failure to bring any of the perpetrators to justice. Cambodia today marks the 30th anniversary of the day Pol Pot seized power. The nation is still deeply scarred by the wounds inflicted by the brutal tyrant. The Khmer Rouge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/496925/cambodia-has-waited-too-long-see-justice
  9. Dancing in Shadows

    Posted Jan 06th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... in his untimely death. In May 1993 an increasingly belligerent Khmer Rouge attacked and briefly occupied the town of Siem Reap in a defiant attempt to frighten voters and disrupt elections. ... refused to permit UN access to their guerilla zones and continually obstructed the peace process. UN battalions were helpless in the face of Khmer Rouge attacks. As Widyono points out, the UN ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/621874/dancing-shadows
  10. A Problem From Hell- America and the Age of Genocide

    Posted Sep 16th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... mass murder (Rwanda) and unilateral invasion in the interest of a political agenda (Iraq). She examines Turkey's massacre of Armenians in 1915, US support for the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/607979/problem-hell-america-and-age-genocide

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