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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Jailed Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan denies being part of killing machine

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... wiped out by starvation, overwork, torture and execution. "This is the justice that I have been waiting for these last 35 years," said Khieu Pheatarak, one of around 900 Cambodians ... better known as Duch, for his role as head of the Khmer Rouge S-21 torture centre. June 6, 2003: After tough negotiations, the UN and Cambodia agree to an international tribunal for former Khmer ...

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    Cambodia's killing fields: the 'story' becomes history

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:50am by AFP

    ... not believe it happened... that the teachers are making it up History teacher Ung Ratha "The verdicts taught me more about the leaders of the Khmer Rouge, the torture and other things ...

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    Cambodian activist Somaly Mam resigns amid questions over child sex slave story

    Posted May 29th 2014, 03:15pm

    ... was tortured with electric wires and had an eye gouged out by an angry pimp. Another girl has confessed that her story was fabricated and carefully rehearsed for the cameras under Mam’s instruction, ...

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    Criminalise denial of Khmer Rouge atrocities, Hun Sen says

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... that it was a Khmer Rouge torture centre and he was found guilty by a United Nations-assisted genocide tribunal. Kem Sokha's party says his words were taken out of context. Last week, Hun Sen suggested ...

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    Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 03:34pm by AFP

    ... Many of those deemed to be regime enemies still “face nightmares... and constant mental suffering after witnessing torture and killing, including of their own relatives,” lawyer Sam Sokong told ...

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    Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy pardoned ahead of vote

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 06:44pm by AFP

    ... Sleng torture prison, after he allegedly said the jail was a Vietnamese fabrication. The CNRP has denounced the move as the latest in a series of politically motivated smears aimed ...

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    Cambodia opposition party denounces 'staged' rally against leader

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:01pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... a prison turned torture centre, were faked. Sokha, however, has said parts of audio clip of the comments were altered by detractors. Yim Sovann, a spokesnan for Sokha’s party, said the rally Sunday ...

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    Court rules Ieng Thirith, Pol Pot's sister-in-law, is unfit to stand trial

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... incarceration in Tuol Sleng, one of the regime's notorious torture prisons. "It is hard to receive justice from the court now." Led by "Brother No 1" Pol Pot, who died in 1998, ...

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    Cambodian court orders release of Khmer Rouge ‘First Lady’

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... oppose the court, but I am not happy with its decision,” said Bou Meng, 71, one of only a handful of people to survive incarceration in Tuol Sleng, one of the regime’s notorious torture prisons. ...



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