News Headlines : Khmer Rouge Takeover

KHMER ROUGE LEADERS APPEAL LIFE SENTENCES FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY


Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan left and former chief ideologue Nuon Chea are appealing their crimes against humanity convictions... READ MORE

30th September, 2014 131

COURT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST RURIK JUTTING THE BRITISH BANKER ACCUSED OF MURDERING TWO WOMEN IN HONG KONG ARE ADJOURNED WHILE PSYCHIATRIC TESTS ARE CONDUCTED


He told the court Mr Jutting had not yet agreed to take part in a reconstruction of the alleged crimes... READ MORE

10th November, 2014 113

BRITAIN DIDN'T CREATE JIHADI JOHN. MOHAMMED EMWAZI DID


The Khmer Rouge were very similar to the Islamic State they hated education, tried to eradicate the past, oppressed dissident thought and eradicated ethnic minorities... READ MORE

28th February, 2015 119

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AUSTRALIA'S CAMBODIAN COMMUNITY HONOUR BOB HAWKE AS THE MAN WHO GAVE THEM 'PEACE AND FREEDOM'


At the Wat Khemarangsaram Buddist temple in Bonnyrigg in Sydney's west, the Australian-Cambodian community honoured the life of Bob Hawke, the man they call 'father'... READ MORE

24th August, 2019 178

40 YEARS ON, KHMER ROUGE LEADERS FACE GENOCIDE VERDICT


I have no idea what this court is, said Chroeng Yan, whose father was clubbed to death by a Khmer Rouge soldier... READ MORE

14th November, 2018 1522

CAMBODIA MARKS 39 YEARS SINCE FALL OF BRUTAL 'KILLING FIELDS' REGIME


Thousands of Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge on Sunday marked 39 years since the fall of the brutal regime that killed an estimated 1.7 million people... READ MORE

7th January, 2018 802

EU WITHDRAWS SUPPORT FOR CAMBODIA ELECTION AUTHORITY AFTER OPPOSITION DISSOLVED


Hun Sen has doubled down his position and has yet to face any protests about his attack on the opposition and democracy... READ MORE

13th December, 2017 39

SURVIVOR OF GENOCIDAL WAR STARVATION CAMBODIAN WOMAN 103 BECOMES US CITIZEN


Three generations of her family, from her 80-year-old daughter, Hieng Meng, to 13-year-old great-granddaughter Melissa Tea were on hand for the ceremonies... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 0

103-YEAR-OLD CAMBODIAN WOMAN BECOMES U.S. CITIZEN


Three generations of her family, from her 80-year-old daughter Hieng Meng to 13-year-old great-granddaughter Melissa Tea, attended the ceremonies... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 11

103-YEAR-OLD KHMER ROUGE SURVIVOR EARNS HER STARS AND STRIPES


Hong Inh is not the oldest person to become a US citizen... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 0

WILL SYRIA'S WAR CRIMINALS BE LET OFF THE HOOK?


There is no doubt that war crimes have been committed by all sides, the commission says... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 513

KHMER ROUGE LEADER DELIVERS CLOSING DEFENCE AT GENOCIDE TRIAL


Khieu Samphan described the claim of genocide as Vietnamese propaganda, a defence he and other former Khmer Rouge leaders have made previously... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 0

TOP KHMER ROUGE LEADER DENIES GENOCIDE AT CLOSE OF UN-BACKED TRIAL


The hybrid court, which uses a mix of Cambodian and international law, was created in 2006 to try senior Khmer Rouge leaders... READ MORE

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TOP KHMER ROUGE LEADER DENIES GENOCIDE AT CLOSE OF UN-BACKED TRIAL


The hybrid court, which uses a mix of Cambodian and international law, was created in 2006 to try senior Khmer Rouge leaders... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 0

CAMBODIA OPPOSITION HERALDS VICTORY IN ELECTIONS


Cambodia's opposition claimed a victory in local elections on Sunday that could shake Prime Minister Hun Sen's long-time grip on power... READ MORE

5th June, 2017 3

CAMBODIA'S HUN SEN ASKS US TO STOP DEPORTING CRIMINALS


A spokesman for the US Embassy in Phnom Penh told AFP they had been informed of Cambodia's desire to amend the agreement... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 190

ANGER IN CAMBODIA AS US WANTS 50-YEAR-OLD DEBT REPAID


Sen said the US had no right to demand repayment of a debt that was blood-stained from US bombing of Cambodian territory during the Vietnam war... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 988

AMONG THE GHOSTS OF CAMBODIA'S KILLING FIELDS


A joint UN-Cambodian court was set up in 2006 to try surviving Khmer Rouge leaders, but Hun Sen's government limited its scope... READ MORE

14th January, 2017 9581

CAMBODIAN COURT UPHOLDS SENTENCES OF KHMER ROUGE CHIEFS


Cambodia's UN-backed court upheld life sentences for two top former Khmer Rouge leaders for crimes against humanity, a verdict welcomed by survivors of the brutal regime... READ MORE

23rd November, 2016 1054

'WHAT DO GENOCIDE SURVIVORS FEAR MOST?'


Phnom Penh Bunhom Chhorn saw the black-uniformed killers in his nightmares as he was growing up in Melbourne... READ MORE

26th February, 2016 25

SANDERS WINS ON POINTS, BUT DOESN'T TAKE ANY OF CLINTON'S TURF


Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton debated each other on Thursday at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee... READ MORE

12th February, 2016 19

AMID PALMYRA ATROCITIES, REASONS FOR HOPE


And hopefully there will be an army of educated young Syrians ready to rebuild their country - even if Palmyra is gone... READ MORE

19th October, 2015 64

TIME FOR BRITAIN TO SAVE HUMANITY AND HERITAGE FROM ISIL


The destruction of palmyra and europe's resultant migrant crisis both demand a british military response... READ MORE

2nd September, 2015 161

'WE DON'T HAVE ANY PLANS TO IMPORT MORE REFUGEES FROM NAURU TO CAMBODIA'


We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak told the Cambodia Daily... READ MORE

30th August, 2015 1875

'WE DON'T HAVE ANY PLANS TO IMPORT MORE REFUGEES FROM NAURU TO CAMBODIA'


We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak told the Cambodia Daily... READ MORE

30th August, 2015 744

PHNOM PENH'S WHITE BUILDING IS DILAPIDATED, RIVEN WITH CRIME ... AND FACING DEMOLITION


Several NGOs are working in The White Building... READ MORE

30th August, 2015 56

IENG THIRITH KHMER ROUGE MINISTER IN CAMBODIA DIES AT 83


As minister of social affairs, Ms. Ieng Thirith was the most powerful woman in the Khmer Rouge... READ MORE

22nd August, 2015 256


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