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  1. 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
  2. Tribunal hearing a milestone in beleaguered Khmer Rouge trials

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Anne Hyland After years of delay, Cambodia will today hold the first public tribunal hearing of a senior Khmer Rouge leader since the murderous regime was overthrown in 1979. Kaing Guek ... release from detention, where he has been held by the Cambodian government for the past 81/2 years. Until recently, Duch- who was at the heart of the Khmer Rouge killing machine- was the only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616389/tribunal-hearing-milestone-beleaguered-khmer-rouge-trials
  3. Historic Khmer Rouge tribunal threatened by a lack of money

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... Luke Hunt in Phnom Penh A severe funding shortfall has left the historic Khmer Rouge tribunal unable to make this month's payroll, just as senior leaders of the former Cambodian ... its financial obligations. A revised budget forecast shows the trial of five surviving Khmer Rouge leaders will need an additional US$44.1 million on top of the original US$56.3 million, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671797/historic-khmer-rouge-tribunal-threatened-lack-money
  4. 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
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1056622/overcome-past-cambodia-needs-fair-and-open-trials
  6. 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
  7. Wrangling delays justice

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Anne Hyland The Khmer Rouge trial, which is known by the clunky name of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, will try only a handful of senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge. It is a unique international crimes court in structure because it will be operated by the Cambodian government with the assistance of the UN. There is international funding for the trial to be held ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/580298/wrangling-delays-justice
  8. 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
  9. Effort needed to heal the scars of Cambodia

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to fulfil its aim of providing the reconciliation that Cambodians need to move beyond the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge regime. But it is at least an effort to fill that void. How ... chosen by him and are used to following his instructions. Embarrassments for Mr Hun Sen are likely as a result of evidence. He and many in his government were Khmer Rouge members. China, one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596679/effort-needed-heal-scars-cambodia
  10. 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

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