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Tribunal: Khmer Rouge Jailer to Testify Against Superiors

Posted February 22nd, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The war crimes tribunal hearing criminal cases against leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime says the group’s chief executioner — already serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity — will testify against his superiors. Judge Nil Non, in a statement , said Kaing Kek Iev, better known as Duch , will testify when the […]

Tribunal Rules Ailing Khmer Rouge Defendant to Remain in Custody

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Cambodia’s United Nations-backed war crimes tribunal has ruled that a Khmer Rouge defendant earlier ruled unfit to stand trial should remain in detention to see if her mental condition improves. The court’s highest appeal body on Tuesday reversed last month’s decision by junior judges to unconditionally release 79-year-old defendant Ieng Thirith, who faces an array […]

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 […]

Tribunal Sets November Date to Start Khmer Rouge Trial

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 8:21 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia has set a November 21 date for the beginning of major trial proceedings against the top four surviving Khmer Rouge leaders. The tribunal said Tuesday that the proceedings will begin that day with the reading of charges against the four — including nominal Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan. […]

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Khmer Rouge Defendant Challenges Genocide Tribunal

Posted June 28th, 2011 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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One of four former Khmer Rouge leaders on trial for war crimes in Cambodia is arguing he should not be tried by a United Nations-backed tribunal for genocide because he has already been convicted of the crime and pardoned. Lawyers for former Khmer Rouge Foreign Minister Ieng Sary pressed their arguments Tuesday, on the second […]

Tribunal Opens Trial of Top Khmer Rouge Leaders

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The four most senior survivors from Cambodia’s notorious Khmer Rouge regime have gone on trial for war crimes allegedly committed during the hardline communist movement’s four-year reign of terror in the late 1970s. The defendants, now elderly and frail, appeared in a Phnom Penh courtroom Monday, at the beginning of their long-awaited trial. All four […]

Tribunal Opens Trial of Top Khmer Rouge Leaders

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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The top surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge appeared in a Cambodian courtroom Monday at the beginning of their long-awaited trial for crimes against humanity. The trial is the showcase event for the United Nations-backed war crimes tribunal, which was created to demonstrate impartial justice and foster healing in a country long divided by the […]

Tribunal Opens Trial of Top Khmer Rouge Leaders

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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The top surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge appeared in a Cambodian courtroom Monday at the beginning of their long-awaited trial for crimes against humanity. The trial is the showcase event for the United Nations-backed war crimes tribunal, which was created to demonstrate impartial justice and foster healing in a country long divided by the […]

Trial of 4 Top Khmer Rouge Leaders Opens in Cambodia

Posted June 26th, 2011 at 11:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Cambodia’s U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal has opened the trial of the top four surviving leaders of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime, accused of genocide and other atrocities in the late 1970s. The defendants are Khieu Samphan, 79, the nominal head of state; Nuon Chea, 84, described as the Khmer Rouge’s ideologue; Ieng Sary, 85, the […]

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