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Khmer Rouge Trial

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

Jessica Lander | Posted 10.08.2014 | Home
Jessica Lander

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

My Time With Chum Mey: One of the Only Living Survivors of Pol Pot's Reign Tells His Story

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Steve Mariotti

I met Chum Mey at the site of S21, where he, remarkably, was allowed to live because he could fix his jailers' typewriters. Tragically, he could not save his wife and son, who were shot before his eyes as they were being moved to a different camp.

WATCH: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Speaks On War Crimes

The Aspen Institute | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

This post came to us from our partner, The Aspen Institute. During the rule of the Khmer Rouge from 1975-1979, an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians ...

A Joint Worthy Enterprise

Kip Hale | Posted 11.19.2012 | Home
Kip Hale

It may come as a surprise to some, but the United Nations-Khmer Rouge Tribunal is working. This hybrid Cambodian-international tribunal is a joint enterprise worthy of strong support.

Hope and Change: The Arab Spring Dominated the Headlines, But 2011 Saw Other Landmark Human Rights Victories

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Julie Gutman Dickinson

As the international community prepares to mark the 61st annual Human Rights Day on December 10, here is a short list of some of the best human rights developments of 2011 outside the Middle East.

'Killing Fields' Trial Ready To Go

The Diplomat | Luke Hunt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Almost 33 years after Pol Pot was driven from power by invading Vietnamese, his surviving lieutenants are about to see their day in court. Prosecutor ...

Khmer Rouge 'Killing Fields' Commanders Go On Trial

Posted 08.27.2011 | Home

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

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Caught Between Multiple Masters?

Seth Korman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Seth Korman

Last week, nearly five years after it was created, the Khmer Rouge tribunal handed down its first sentence.

Enemies of the People Are People we Know

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

Cambodian Thet Sambath, a short man with a big smile, and British co-director Rob Lemkin, in The Enemies of the People seek to understand why a horrific orgy of killing happened.

Khmer Rouge Trial: Television Helps Spread Word To Nation

GlobalPost | Brendan Brady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- When the former Khmer Rouge prison chief, Kaing Ghek Eav, first took the stand eight months ago, most Cambodians had scarce kn...

Why a Small Team of Americans is Going to Spend November in Cambodia

Stephen Macfarlane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen Macfarlane

A burgeoning international interest in the war crimes tribunal of Kaing Guek Eav (aka Duch, who ran Tuol Sleng and other camps like personal fiefdoms) forces attention back to the photographs.

Corruption Allegations Could Threaten Khmer Rouge Trials

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Even as Khmer Rouge trials in Cambodia gain momentum with compelling testimony from the regime's chief torturer, allegations of corruption among the t...

Khmer Rouge Defendent: US Policies Enabled Cambodian Genocide

News 24 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The man accused of serving as the Khmer Rouge's chief torturer testified on Monday that US policies in the 1970s contributed to the brutal regime's ri...

Khmer Rouge Trials Begin | SETH MYDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- The first substantive sessions in the trials of former Khmer Rouge officials began Monday morning, 30 years after the end of t...