Khieu Samphan

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Name: Khieu Samphan
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Let the Khmer Rouge record show

Earlier this month a United Nations-assisted tribunal in Cambodia handed down long-overdue judgments against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan for their roles in the catastrophic Khmer Rouge regime of 1975-79.Nuon Chea, the deputy secretary of the communist ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Did the Khmer Rouge really commit genocide?

Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads.PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Like many elderly people, Halamas believes everything was better back in the day.In her case, it’s easy to imagine why.The gaunt but well-dressed 73-year-old, who wears ... [Published GlobalPost - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Syria Justice and Accountability Centre: Lessons from Cambodia

  Killing Fields in Phnom Penh. Source: Joel Burslem, Flickr Creative Commons Attention over the past few weeks has centered on ongoing conflicts, including ISIS’s activity in Iraq and the situation in Gaza. In another corner of the globe, however, ... [Published Impunity Watch - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Many Want Confessions from Khmer Rouge Leaders on Trial

WASHINGTON DC— Ongoing research shows that a high number of Cambodians would like to see former Khmer Rouge leaders apologize for their crimes and reveal truths behind the secretive regime. Ly Sok Kheang, a researcher at the Documentation Center of ... [Published Voice of America - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 6 reports

Convictions, not justice, in Cambodia

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), an international tribunal that is attempting to mete out justice for the extraordinary crimes committed in Cambodia during the murderous reign of the Khmer Rouge, last week gave two top leaders ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 13 reports

Statement on Khmer Rouge Tribunal Verdict in Cambodia

Statement by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on Khmer Rouge Tribunal Verdict in CambodiaSamantha PowerU.S. Permanent Representative to the United NationsNew York, NYAugust 7, 2014FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENearly ... [Published US Embassy U.S. Mission to the U.N.-New York - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 67 reports

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge Convictions ‘Too Little, Too Late’, Says HRW

ByThe convictions of two former Khmer Rouge leaders for crimes against humanity are welcome but are long overdue and do not make up for the fundamental failures of the Cambodian-controlled and United Nations-assisted Khmer Rouge tribunal, Human Rights ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 90 reports

Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for crimes against humanity

_ The former Khmer Rouge head of state, Khieu Samphan, in the courtroom in Phnom Penh. Photograph: Mark Pepper/AFP/Getty A UN-backed war crimes tribunal has found the Khmer Rouge’s Brother No 2 Nuon Chea and former head of state Khieu Samphan guilty of ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 4 reports

Khieu Samphan, face of the brutal Cambodian regime: Who is he?

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: As the Khmer Rouge's head of state, Khieu Samphan was one of the few public faces of the brutal Cambodian regime.The 83-year-old insisted he was not part of the Khmer Rouge killing machine -- but could end his days in prison after ... [Published Khmerization - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 9 reports

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity

(CNN) -- Two former top leaders in Cambodia's notorious Khmer Rouge, which ruled the Southeast Asian country between 1975 and 1979, were found guilty of crimes against humanity by a specially-convened Cambodian court Thursday.Before the verdict, only ... [Published CNN - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 5 reports

Second Khmer Rouge trial begins in Cambodia

A second United Nations-backed genocide trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders has begun in Cambodia.Former head of state Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea the former right hand man to leader Pol Pot are accused of overseeing the mass killings of approximately ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 24 reports

Genocide trial for Khmer Rouge leaders begins

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, July 30 (UPI) -- Two surviving members of the Khmer Rouge went on trial for genocide in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday.The United Nations-sponsored tribunal is the second trial for former head of state Khieu Samphan and chief ideologue ... [Published UPI - Jul 30 2014]

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Experts See Expanded Scope in Impending Khmer R... [Published Voice of America - 8 hours ago]
Let the Khmer Rouge record show [Published Waterloo Region Record - 16 hours ago]
Stories that go untold Leena El-Sadek [Published Duke University Chronicle - 18 hours ago]
Cambodia Shouldn’t Censor the Khmer Rouge Court... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
Did the Khmer Rouge really commit genocide? [Published GlobalPost - Aug 26 2014]
The U.S. Is Deporting Cambodian Refugees and Or... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 25 2014]
The Syria Justice and Accountability Centre: Le... [Published Impunity Watch - Aug 23 2014]
Many Want Confessions from Khmer Rouge Leaders ... [Published Voice of America - Aug 21 2014]
Khmer Rouge Tribunal Is a Success, Even If Othe... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
Khmer Rouge Leadership Finally Held Accountable... [Published wronging rights - Aug 20 2014]
Old stronghold of Khmer Rouge slowly becoming a... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 20 2014]
Cambodia, the killing fields and rule of law [Published Korea Times - Aug 20 2014]
The U.S. Is Deporting Cambodian Refugees and Or... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Aug 19 2014]
Unjust African Justice [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
I Survived a Khmer Rouge Execution During The C... [Published VICE - Aug 18 2014]
The killing fields and the rule of law [Published China Post - Aug 16 2014]
Justice Delayed, Justice Denied in Cambodia [Published Heritage Foundation - Aug 15 2014]
Justice finally in Cambodia [Published Register-Guard - Aug 15 2014]
Khmer Rouge tribunal grants Cambodia a measure ... [Published Khmerization - Aug 14 2014]
Khmer Rouge Tribunal Falls Short – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 14 2014]
Cambodia brings Khmer Rouge leaders to justice [Published New Internationalist - Aug 13 2014]
Convictions, not justice, in Cambodia [Published Japan Times - Aug 13 2014]
Khmer Rouge tribunal grants Cambodia a measure ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 13 2014]
Southeast Asia links: ASEAN, gerrymandering Mal... [Published The Interpreter - Aug 13 2014]
Cambodia: Senior Khmer Rouge leaders sentenced ... [Published International Bar Association - Aug 12 2014]
At last the sword of justice has fallen in Camb... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 12 2014]
NEIER: When African leaders did the unthinkable [Published Daily Nation - Aug 12 2014]
Guilty Verdict ‘Small Victory’ for Tribunal [Published Voice of America - Aug 12 2014]
35 Years after “Killing Fields” Massacre, Two F... [Published Impunity Watch - Aug 12 2014]
OPINION: The ECCC 7th August Verdict: For the V... [Published Agence Kampuchea Presse - Aug 12 2014]
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The Syria Justice and Accountability Centre: Le... [Published Impunity Watch - Aug 23 2014]
  Killing Fields in Phnom Penh. Source: Joel Burslem, Flickr Creative Commons Attention over the past few weeks has centered on ongoing conflicts, including ISIS’s activity in Iraq and the situation in Gaza. In another corner of the globe, however, ...
Khmer Rouge Leadership Finally Held Accountable... [Published wronging rights - Aug 20 2014]
Earlier this month , the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (the ECCC, a.k.a. the Khmer Rouge Tribunal) found Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of crimes against humanity. The two men, aged 88 and 83 respectively, are the sole surviving ...
Khmer Rouge tribunal grants Cambodia a measure ... [Published Khmerization - Aug 14 2014]
The Boston GlobeTHE CONVICTIONS last week of Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, two leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime, will help bring closure to the grimmest chapter of Cambodian history. Between 1975 and 1979, the fanatical government, bent on creating ...
35 Years after “Killing Fields” Massacre, Two F... [Published Impunity Watch - Aug 12 2014]
By Hojin Choi Impunity Watch Reporter, Asia   PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – It took 35 years to make them face justice. An international tribunal sentenced two former leaders of the brutal Cambodian regime, Khmer Rouge, to life in prison. They were ...
Why the world should not forget Khmer Rouge and... [Published Khmerization - Aug 10 2014]
By Adam Taylor August 7, 2014, The Washington PostPicture dated April 1976 shows Khmer Rouge fighters standing guard as he watches forced labourers digging a water canal near Battambang. (CLAUDE JUVENAL/AFP/Getty Images)On Thursday, 83-year-old Khieu ...
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