• News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge ‘First Lady’ is released

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 03:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... News Asia Cambodia Khmer Rouge Ieng Thirith Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh The former “First Lady” ofCambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge ...

8 Oct 2012

Cambodia’s UN-backed court added a mass killing episode to the trial of three former Khmer Rouge leaders, amid fears they will not live long enough to answer for the regime’s worst atrocities.

19 Apr 2008

News this week that Cambodians have been praying at the cremation site of genocidal former ruler Pol Pot hangs like a loose thread from history.


14 Jun 2007

A measure of guarded realism is necessary over the forthcoming trials of suspects accused of genocide in Cambodia.

  • News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian court orders release of Khmer Rouge ‘First Lady’

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... and accusations of political interference from Cambodia’s current government, which counts many former KhmerRouge figures within its ranks. Khmer Rouge ...

  • News - World

    AP NewsAlert

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 03:00pm by AP

    ... News World PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Former senior Khmer Rouge leader freed after Cambodian court declares her unfit for trial. ...

  • News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Court rules Ieng Thirith, Pol Pot's sister-in-law, is unfit to stand trial

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Cambodia's war crimes court yesterday ordered the release of Ieng Thirith, dubbed the "First Lady" of the murderousKhmer Rouge, saying the elderly sister-in-law of regime leader Pol Pot ...

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