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Archive for January, 2007

Apprehension about Effect of Chinese donations and loans to the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

In recent years, China has provided numerous grants and loans for the Cambodian government while it is reported that millions of Chinese are living in poor conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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US Senator Studies Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

Phnom Penh: A US senator from the US Democrat’s Party has led a group of delegates to Cambodia to study the process of the Khmer Rouge tribunal and to visit the Documentary Center of Cambodia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Noun Chea should be hanged like Saddam Hussein

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

By O keo:

In 1998, at a press conference at Le Royal Phnom Penh Hotel, when the Khmer Rouge Big Brother 2 Noun Chea joined with the Hun Sen government, he said that he had no regrets about what he had done in the Democratic Kampuchea regime. His claim frustrated the public very much. Read the rest of this entry »

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Toul Sleng Khmer Rouge Photographer apologizes for death of millions during the Khmer Rouge Regime

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

Phnom Penh: A former Khmer Rouge photographer publicly asked for pardon from those who died people during the Khmer Rouge regime and stated his intention to establish a Khmer Rouge photography museum in Anlong Veng for national and international visitors. Read the rest of this entry »

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T-shirts informs people of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

Phnom Penh: Though they are cheap, white T-shirts, they provide two important functions. First people can wear them and second they help to inform people about the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. The Documentation Center of Cambodia(DC-Cam) has produced 10,000 T-shirts with aid from the American government. Read the rest of this entry »

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Noun Chea Said he did not Know about Toul Sleng Prison during the Khmer Rouge Regime While the Transfer of Douch to the ECCC Special Prison Cell being planned

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

Although Noun Chea, in an interview with a foreign journalist, pretended that he didn’t know about the mass killings during Khmer Rouge regime, evidence from Douch’s response is enough to bring Noun Chea to the special prison cells in the ECCC with Douch. Tribunal officials are planning to transfer Douch from the military prison to the tribunal special prison cells. Read the rest of this entry »

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UN and Cambodian Government suffering from $8.9 million Budgetary Shortfall for the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

By Somnang

Until now, the Khmer Rouge Tribunal has faced many crucial problems which have slowed down its progress. Besides the undecided internal rules, the funding is another concern because the tribunal now faces a shortfall of several million dollars. Moreover, political intervention concerning a claim by the Cambodian Bar Association to play a bigger role in the court have also played their part in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

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American Youth from Global Youth Connect explore the path to the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

Dangkao-Phnom Penh: Five American students and two Khmer-Americans working on human rights issues are just back from a paid war-study trip about the road to the Khmer Rouge Tribunal at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia(ECCC) in Dangkao, Phnom Penh. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Number of Evidential Photos will be used in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

In a press conference held by a former Khmer Rouge photographer and national and international journalists on 25th January, 2007 at the American embassy, Joseph A. Mussomeli, American ambassador in Cambodia, Read the rest of this entry »

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Khmer Rouge Photographer will give the evidence in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal If Needed

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

Phnom Penh: A photographer who was stationed in Toul Sleng prison during the Khmer Rouge regime claimed that he would give the evidence in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal if the court needs him. He said that he would not hesitate or be afraid to say what he knows. Read the rest of this entry »

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Microsoft is 1st Private ECCC Donor

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

Phnom Penh: While the Khmer Rouge Tribunal is still facing a budgetary shortfall of US $8 million, Microsoft has donated $100,000 in funding for supporting the process of the tribunal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Working Together to Search for the Truth and Justice

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

The past year of 2006 was a fruitful year for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC). Read the rest of this entry »

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Former Khmer Rouge Leaders Should Know that They Are Luckier than Saddam Hussein

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

Living free after almost 30 years after the collapse of their regime, we see that the former Khmer Rouge leaders who were involved in the killing of about 2 million Cambodian people under their regime are much luckier then other dictatorial leaders throughout the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nuon Chea Unhappy with Saddam Hussien’s Hanging Whilst Ieng Sary’s Son Mocks US

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

A former senior Khmer Rouge leader on Monday reacted with sadness when he saw dictator Saddam Hussien being executed by hanging on Saturday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

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Khmer Rouge Tribunal Observers: 2006 was a Year of Shameful Failure for the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Posted by khmernews on January 31, 2007

Observers of the extraordinary tribunal for the prosecution of the former Khmer Rouge leaders and officers of civil society organizations explained that 2006 was a very bad year for the mixed national and international tribunal. Also, it was a year of a shameful failure for the Khmer Rouge tribunal as they didn’t manage to adopt their crucial internal rules. Read the rest of this entry »

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