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  1. 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, ...

  2. Ex-Khmer Rouge warriors enlist in battle for the Lord

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... geriatric mass murderers and, since missionaries arrived to claim the souls of its damned, Jesus. Pailin's reputation as the last bastion of the Khmer Rouge- from where its remnants fought ... there are landmines everywhere from the war, malaria is rife, and most of all because of the Khmer Rouge, which everyone knows is cruel,' he said. 'But it was the Lord's will.' Now his ...

  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, ...

  4. The Lost Executioner: A Story of the Khmer Rouge

    Posted Nov 20th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Burke

    ... Andrew Burke The Lost Executioner: A Story of the Khmer Rouge by Nic Dunlop Bloomsbury, $246 For 30 years Cambodians have wondered how their country descended into a nightmare of violence and death under the Khmer Rouge. When Pol Pot died in 1998, several Cambodians, to my surprise, told me they weren't happy to see the back of Brother No 1 because 'now we will never know ...

  5. Khmer Rouge tribunal to view atrocity footage

    Posted Feb 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... Luke Hunt Vietnam hands over film it took of notorious prison S-21 in early 1979 Rare footage of atrocities allegedly committed by the Khmer Rouge in the final days of its rule has been ... at the 'killing fields' on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. In submitting the films to the extraordinary chambers set up to try former Khmer Rouge leaders, prosecutors said the footage corroborated ...

  6. Life in the wake of a Khmer Rouge atrocity

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the 24-year-old was kidnapped and executed by the Khmer Rouge, the loss of a son is no easier to bear. 'It never gets any easier- I don't think it ever could,' said Mr Chappell, 66, at his ... 11, 1994, the couple were driving back with a third westerner, Tina Dominy, 23, from Phnom Penh after buying supplies for their restaurant, the Cafe Rendezvous. They were stopped at a Khmer ...

  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Ieng Thirith, accused of Khmer war crimes, freed on health grounds

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh 'First Lady' of Khmer Rouge freed on health grounds The former "First Lady" of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime was freed ... during the Khmer Rouge era, will come as a bitter blow to many who survived the 1975 to '79 regime, blamed for the deaths of up to 2 million people. Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal ...

  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian PM Hun Sen seeks genocide denial law

    Posted May 27th 2013, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday called for a new law banning statements denying that genocide was committed under the Khmer Rouge regime ... emerged, questioning the Khmer Rouge’s role in a notorious prison under the hardline communist regime. “In Europe, anyone who dares to say Hitler did not kill people will be prosecuted,” Hun Sen, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Who's who in the news

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... world, he refuses to utter the phrase the world wants to hear: Palestinian state. d. This man- better known as Duch- is accused of being the chief torturer during the Khmer Rouge regime ... rule of the Khmer Rouge. e. This Hong Kong journalist made a formal apology to the Philippines after writing a column deemed racist. In an article for HK Magazine, he wrote that the Philippines ...




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