When the black-clad Khmer Rouge arrived wielding rifles and orders to evacuate the Cambodian capital, Chhung Kong was a teacher in downtown Phnom Penh -- a scruffy but bohemian capital of two million.
Cambodia's troubled Khmer Rouge war crimes court suffered a new setback yesterday with the resignation of a key prosecutor - the latest in a string of departures from the United Nations-backed tribunal.10 Sep 2013 - 1:43am
Cambodia’s main opposition party denounced a large demonstration held Sunday against one of their leaders in the capital, a rally they say was staged by supporters of Prime Minister Hun Sen to intimidate rivals ahead of July elections.9 Jun 2013 - 4:01pm
Cambodia’s National Assembly has approved a bill making it a crime to deny that atrocities were committed by the genocidal 1970s communist Khmer Rouge regime. Critics say the law will be used as a weapon against the political opposition.7 Jun 2013 - 5:52pm
The Khmer Rouge's former number two admitted for the first time yesterday he felt responsibility and remorse for the actions of a regime blamed for the deaths of up to two million people in the late 1970s.31 May 2013 - 2:02am
The Khmer Rouge’s former number two admitted for the first time on Thursday he shared responsibility for the actions of a regime blamed for the deaths of up to two million people in the late 1970s.30 May 2013 - 3:05pm
Cambodia's prime minister says he wants a law to punish people who deny that atrocities occurred during the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime, apparently trying to link his political rivals to the widely despised movement.29 May 2013 - 1:24am
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday called for a new law banning statements denying that genocide was committed under the Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1970s.27 May 2013 - 9:00pm
The death of Ieng Sary - one of three Khmer Rouge leaders accused of genocide and war crimes before a tribunal in Phnom Penh - may have also killed off attempts by victims and their families to recover his assets and hidden wealth, including a bank account in Hong Kong.31 Mar 2013 - 2:19pm
Hundreds of mourners massed on Thursday ahead of the cremation of a co-founder of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, highlighting the stark divide between supporters and victims of the brutal communist regime.21 Mar 2013 - 3:27pm
Hundreds of mourners gathered yesterday for a funeral ceremony at the rural stronghold of Khmer Rouge co-founder Ieng Sary, who died while on trial for genocide and war crimes.16 Mar 2013 - 4:53am
Hundreds of mourners gathered on Friday for a funeral ceremony at the rural stronghold of Khmer Rouge co-founder Ieng Sary who died while on trial for genocide and war crimes.
The 87-year-old died on Thursday, cheating Cambodians of a verdict over his role in the regime and handing another blow to the UN-backed court which has been blighted by delays and cash shortages.15 Mar 2013 - 6:00pm
Pakistan accused India of "warmongering" and lodged a protest after another soldier was killed in disputed Kashmir in a flare-up that threatens to derail peace negotiations. Diplomats on both sides have warned against allowing a spate of deadly cross-border incidents to wreck progress made since a total break in relations following the 2008 attacks on Mumbai.17 Jan 2013 - 2:19am
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 atrocities was hospitalised.
“Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea, 86, was taken to hospital on Sunday afternoon.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Cambodia deports factory manager24 Oct 2012 - 2:39am