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WFP Appeals for Food Aid for Cambodian Flood Victims

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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The World Food Program appealed Friday for food aid for Cambodian flood victims, saying that with the price of rice on the rise, the poorest households face the prospect of not having enough to eat. WFP Cambodia Country Director Jean-Pierre de Margerie said in a news release that initial reports indicate that 10 percent of […]

WFP Appeals for Food Aid for Cambodian Flood Victims

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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The World Food Program appealed Friday for food aid for Cambodian flood victims, saying that with the price of rice of the rise, the poorest households face the prospect of not having enough to eat. WFP Cambodia Country Director Jean-Pierre de Margerie said in a news release that initial reports indicate that 10 percent of […]

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US Provides Additional Flood Relief to Cambodia

Posted November 1st, 2011 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States is providing nearly $1.5 million to Cambodia to address critical needs in drinking water, sanitation, agriculture and livelihoods in flood-ravaged areas. The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh issued a statement Tuesday saying the aid will be supplied through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance. The money will […]

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Khmer Rouge Defense Files Case Against PM

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Defense lawyers for a top Khmer Rouge leader charged with genocide have filed a complaint against Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, accusing him of interfering in the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal. Lawyers for Nuon Chea, the Number Two Khmer Rouge leader, say the prime minister and several other officials have interfered with the defendant’s right […]

Khmer Rouge Defense Files Case Against PM

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Defense lawyers for a top Khmer Rouge leader charged with genocide have filed a complaint against Cambodia’s prime minister, accusing him of interfering in the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal. Lawyers for Nuon Chea, the Number Two Khmer Rouge leader, say the prime minister and several other officials have interfered with the defendant’s right to a […]

UN Official Warns Cambodia Against Interfering With Tribunal

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations has warned Cambodia to stop negative comments about war crimes tribunal cases. U.N.’s undersecretary-general for legal affairs, Patricia O’Brien said she had issued her warning during a meeting with government officials in Pnom Penh late Thursday. The U. N. has been concerned about the tribunal’s independence after an international investigating judge, German […]

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Lawyer: Khmer Rouge Defendant Unfit for Trial

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The lawyer for the only female Khmer Rouge leader facing genocide charges in Cambodia’s U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal says her client has dementia and should not be put on trial. Defense attorney Diana Ellis on Thursday told the court in Phnom Penh that 79-year-old defendant Ieng Thirith has, in the lawyer’s words, “no ability to […]

Lawyer: Khmer Rouge Defendant Unfit for Trial

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The lawyer for the only female Khmer Rouge leader facing genocide charges in Cambodia’s U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal says her client has dementia and should not be put on trial. Defense attorney Diana Ellis on Thursday told the court in Phnom Penh that 79-year-old defendant Ieng Thirith has, in the lawyer’s words, “no ability to […]

Lawyer: Khmer Rouge Defendant Unfit for Trial

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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The lawyer for the only female Khmer Rouge leader facing genocide charges in Cambodia’s U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal says her client has dementia and should not be put on trial. Defense attorney Diana Ellis on Thursday told the court in Phnom Penh that 79-year-old defendant Ieng Thirith has, in the lawyer’s words, “no ability to […]

Top UN Official to Probe Khmer Rouge Tribunal Allegations

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations says the world body’s top legal affairs official will visit Cambodia this week to discuss allegations of political interference from Phnom Penh in the ongoing Khmer Rouge trials. Tribunal spokesman Lars Olsen, speaking Monday in the Cambodian capital, said Under Secretary-General for Legal Affairs Patricia O’Brien will meet Thursday and Friday with […]

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