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Ex-Khmer Rouge leader 'Duch' dies at 77
Former Khmer Rouge leader Kaing Guek Eav, known as "Duch", died in prison on Wednesday at age 77. The Trial Chamber of The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) convicted Kaing in 2010 of multiple counts of war crimes and crimes aga (More)
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 genocide tribunal dismisses charges against former Khmer Rouge member
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Wednesday dismissed charges against Im Chaem, a Buddhist nun suspected of playing a role in the Khmer Rouge regime. The judges in the case said they lacked jurisdiction to decide Im Cha (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)
UN rights expert urges Cambodia to strengthen protections for women, indigenous people
The UN Special Rapporteur for human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith , on Friday appealed to the country to strengthen the protection of its women and the rights of its indigenous peoples. In her End of Mission Statement on the situation of human ri (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)
Cambodia tribunal charges ex-navy commander with genocide
Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, on Monday, charged Meas Muth , the Khmer Rouge's ex-navy commander, with genocide, crimes against humanity and other crimes. According to authorities, Muth appeared voluntarily to hear the charges against him, which (More)
Former Khmer Rouge 'first lady' dies
Ieng Thirith , the sister-in-law of Pol Pot considered the "first lady" of the Khmer Rouge, died Saturday at the age of 83. Ieng Thirith was Minister of Social Action during Democratic Kampuchea between 1975 and 1979. From late 2011 to 2012 Ieng T (More)
Cambodia opposition members sentenced for protests
Eleven Cambodia opposition members on Tuesday were sentenced to long-term prison terms for participating in July 2014 clashes related to the closing of a protest site. Three of the eleven individuals, all part of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (More)
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