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Khmer Rouge Genocide Tribunal Begins

AP | SOPHENG CHEANG | Posted 12.16.2014 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The first trial weighing charges of genocide against Cambodia's brutal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime opened Friday with a pro...

What Kind of Justice, 34 Years After the Khmer Rouge Genocide

Jessica Lander | Posted 10.08.2014 | World
Jessica Lander

As of Thursday morning three men have been publicly held responsible for the murder of nearly 2 million Cambodians.

Top Khmer Rouge Leaders Sentenced

AP | TODD PITMAN and SOPHENG CHEANG | Posted 10.06.2014 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — They were leaders of Cambodia's infamous Khmer Rouge, the fanatical communist movement behind a 1970s reign of terror th...

Khmer Rouge Leaders Apologize To Victims' Families

AP | SOPHENG CHEANG | Posted 07.30.2013 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Former leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge being tried by a U.N.-backed genocide tribunal apologized to families of victims...

Co-Founder Of Brutal Khmer Rouge Movement Dies

AP | SOPHENG CHEANG | Posted 05.13.2013 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Ieng Sary, who co-founded Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge movement in 1970s, was its public face abroad and decades later b...

Remembrance Ceremony Held In 'Killing Field'

AP | SOPHENG CHEANG | Posted 01.20.2012 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Three top Khmer Rouge leaders accused of orchestrating Cambodia's "killing fields" went on trial Monday before a U.N.-bac...

Khmer Rouge Suspect Vows Cooperation With Cambodian Court

AP | By SOPHENG CHEANG | Posted 08.30.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- The Khmer Rouge's former head of state told a court trying him for genocide and other crimes Thursday that he is keen to tell ...

Khmer Rouge 'Killing Fields' Commanders Go On Trial

Posted 08.27.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – The four most senior surviving members of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime went on trial for war crimes on Monday,...