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International tribunal convicts former Khmer Rouge leaders of genocide
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, a Cambodian court that receives aid through the UN, convicted Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan of genocide, crimes against humanity, and other violations of the Geneva Convention on Friday. The cr (More)
Former Cambodia Head of State denies committing genocide
Cambodia's former head of state on Friday rejected charges of crimes against humanity in his UN-assisted tribunal. The 85-year-old Khieu Samphan, who was head of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, said the allegations were concocted by neighboring (More)
Cambodia court upholds life sentences of Khmer Rouge officials
The Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia upheld the life sentences of two top Khmer Rouge officials Wednesday while reversing in part and affirming in part a list of their convictions. The court held the c (More)
Top Khmer Rouge leader appeals life sentence
Khmer Rouge former head of state, Khieu Samphan, on Wednesday challenged the 2014 life sentence imposed by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) for crimes against humanity. Samphan stated that he was simply fighting for "soci (More)
Impediments to Justice and Recognition in the Khmer Rouge Tribunals
JURIST Guest Columnist Yvonne Y. Kwan, doctoral candidate of sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, discusses the politics surrounding the Khmer Rouge genocide tribunals ...Political narratives of pain and suffering are most often con (More)
Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal restarts genocide hearings
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Thursday restarted genocide hearings against the former Khmer Rouge regime's surviving leaders. Proceedings had been postponed since November, when defense lawyers refused to participat (More)
Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal postpones war crimes trial to January
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) announced Monday that the trial of two Cambodian leaders accused of committing genocide will be postponed to January 2015. Lawyers for Khieu Samphan have refused to participate in trial (More)
Khmer Rouge defense lawyers announce boycott of genocide trial
Defense lawyers for former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan announced Saturday their intent to boycott the second trial against their clients in the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) until th (More)
Ex-Khmer Rouge genocide trial opens in Cambodia
The first trial judging charges of genocide against Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime opened on Friday with the prosecutor saying it will show that Cambodians were enslaved in inhumane conditions that led to the deaths of 1.7 million people from (More)
Court finds former Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity
The (More)
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