World

Int’l community continues support for Khmer Rouge trials

The Principal Donors Group (PDG) for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has pledged to continue financial support for the court in the pursuit of justice for victims of atrocities of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Khmer Rouge tribunal announces new charges World

Khmer Rouge tribunal announces new charges

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on April 7 announced charges in the next trial of two former Khmer Rouge regime leaders, including the genocide against Vietnamese people and ethnic Muslims, forced marriages and rape.
Politics

Victory over genocidal regime opens new era for Cambodia

President Truong Tan Sang has stated that the victory over the genocidal regime 35 years ago closed the darkest chapter in Cambodia’s history and opened up a new era of independence, freedom, peace, neutrality and development for the Cambodian people.
World

Life sentence sought for Khmer Rouge leaders

Prosecutors of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) demanded the maximum possible sentence of life imprisonment for two former top Khmer Rouge leaders at a trial on crimes against humanity on October 21.
Khmer Rouge trial enters crucial stage World

Khmer Rouge trial enters crucial stage

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on October 16 began the last hearing before giving out its verdict on former Khmer Rouge officials tried on the charge of genocide.
Politics

President welcomes Cambodian Co-Prosecutor

President Truong Tan Sang received visiting National Co-Prosecutor at the Office of Co-Prosecutors under the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) Chea Leang in Hanoi on September 4.
Society

Cambodians anger at distortion tone about Vietnam

About 10,000 Cambodians, who survived Khmer Rouge genocide, gathered in the Democracy Square in Phnom Penh on June 9 to protest against an opposition party leader who allegedly described a notorious Khmer Rouge prison as a Vietnamese invention.
World

Sick ex-senior Khmer Rouge official released

The UN war crimes tribunal on September 16 freed Ieng Thirith, 80, notoriously known as the "First Lady" of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime, reasoning she was mentally unfit to stand trial.
ASEAN

Former Khmer Rouge chief gets life imprisonment

The UN-backed tribunal's Supreme Court on Feb. 4 sentenced Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, commander of Khmer Rouge Tuol Sleng prison, to life imprisonment for his crimes against the Cambodian people.
World

Cambodian court receives money

Urgent aid of 15.5 million USD was sent to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) from donor countries to help ECCC tackle financial difficulties which have negatively impacted on its staff activities.
Former Khmer Rouge chief to be witness World

Former Khmer Rouge chief to be witness

The UN-backed war crimes tribunal on Feb. 21 selected Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, commander of the Khmer Rouge’s Tuol Sleng prison, to be a witness against defendants at the trials of other Khmer Rouge members.
Cambodian court opens Khmer Rouge trial World

Cambodian court opens Khmer Rouge trial

Cambodia 's UN-backed war crimes tribunal on June 27 opened a trial for four top former Khmer Rouge leaders on charges of genocide and atrocities in Cambodia in the 1970s.
Second Khmer Rouge trial to start on June 27 World

Second Khmer Rouge trial to start on June 27

Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes tribunal on May 16 set June 27 as the start date for a trial of four top former Khmer Rouge leaders accused of genocide and other crimes in the 1970s.