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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge trial adjourned as accused hospitalised

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 03:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Judges at Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge war crimes court suspended proceedings on Monday as one of the three former regime leaders on trial for alleged ... witnesses who are testifying are important for him,” he said. Nuon Chea and two other top former Khmer Rouge leaders deny charges including war crimes and genocide from their roles in a regime ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge ‘First Lady’ is released

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 03:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh The former “First Lady” of Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge regime was freed on Sunday, a court official said, after the country’s war crimes tribunal ... over atrocities during the Khmer Rouge era, will come as a bitter blow to many who survived the 1975-1979 regime, blamed for the deaths of up to two million people. Cambodia’s UN-backed ...

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    Cambodia's Khmer Rouge court adds mass killings to trial

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 09:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Cambodia’s UN-backed court on Monday added a mass killing episode to the trial of three former Khmer Rouge leaders, amid fears they will not live long ... site, where the Khmer Rouge allegedly murdered soldiers and officers of the former regime immediately after taking power in April 1975, was “a small victory for the prosecution ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. The guilty must pay for Khmer Rouge atrocities

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cambodians deserve justice for the genocide committed by the Khmer Rouge regime during its rule three decades ago. They have not been given that with the sentencing yesterday of the Maoist ... supportive of the trials. He has repeatedly said that the past should be buried rather than scrutinised. Suggestions that more Khmer Rouge members should be brought before the court of Cambodian ...

  7. Khmer Rouge jailer awaits judgment day

    Posted Jul 25th 2010, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... for the Khmer Rouge in the late 1970s. These included disembowelment, operations being performed without anaesthetic, and blood being drained from prisoners for use in transfusions. Children were taken ... differed on two counts from other senior Khmer Rouge leaders of the day. 'He was very intelligent and he has apologised. He's interesting to that extent,' the American told the South ...

  8. Heartbreak hotel

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Gary Walsh

    ... war that followed the ousting of Pol Pot's brutal Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, it was used as a refuge by remnant Khmer Rouge fighters. The hotel, meanwhile, housed Vietnamese ... without husband is like a night without moon'- there is a drawing of a Khmer Rouge soldier, said to be a self-portrait. The exterior is largely untouched, save for the pockmarks of war, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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, ...




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