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National And International Communities Welcome the Progress In the KR Tribunal

Posted by khmernews on July 31, 2007

Nimol

US Embassy’s officials in Cambodia as well as civil society organizations’ officials and victims have considered the Introductory Submission filed against 5 former Khmer Rouge leaders another pace to trials to find out the people responsible for the devastations during the Khmer Rouge regime. Read the rest of this entry »

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The KR Tribunal Is Gradually Making People Become More and More Hopeless

Posted by khmernews on July 31, 2007

Somnang

The process of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal is gradually making people become hopeless since the court has faced many problems again and again. For instance, a senior KRT’s official has recently said that the funds for the KR Tribunal would have run out by April, 2008. Moreover, so far, there has not been any Cambodian or foreign lawyer registering at the KRT although the problem of foreign lawyer registration fee was solved. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nuon Chea Denies Role In Mass Murder During the Democratic Kampuchea Regime

Posted by khmernews on July 31, 2007

Nimol

The former top surviving Khmer Rouge leader or big brother number 2 Nuon Chea is expecting that he will be alive until the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) hold trials officially although he is aging and with serious illnesses. Read the rest of this entry »

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Son Sen With Ta Mok and Kae Pok Caused the Massacre In the “East Zone”

Posted by khmernews on July 31, 2007

Chey Sachakk

Concerning the history of important Khmer Rouge (KR) leaders, “proprietors” of the “Killing Fields” regime, it is noticed that Son Sen was also a person whose hands were stained with Cambodian people’s bloods although during the KR regime he was the deputy-prime minister in charge of national defense. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nuon Chea Admonishes Khmers To Stop Making Enemy With Each Other And Not To Be Greedy

Posted by khmernews on July 31, 2007

Phnom Svay

Sala Krao-Pailin: While the Co-Prosecutors of the Khmer Rouge (KR) Tribunal had already filed the Introductory Submission against 5 former KR leaders, Nuon Chea, former president of the National Assembly of the Democratic Kampuchea Regime, said—when he met us last week—that Khmers should stop making enemy with each other in order that Khmers would not be separated and the nation and the people would not be devastated. He, moreover, asked the present Khmers and the future Khmers not to be “too” greedy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ieng Sary Keeps Silence Whereas Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan Are Trying To Disavow Crimes During The “Killing Fields” Regime

Posted by khmernews on July 31, 2007

Kaet Somrech

Recently, the Co-Prosecutors of the Khmer Rouge (KR) Tribunal have just sent an Introductory Submission which contains facts that may constitute crimes to the Office of Co-Investigating Judges. Read the rest of this entry »

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Victims’ Views On the Preliminary Accusation of 5 Former KR Leaders

Posted by khmernews on July 31, 2007

Okar

Kompong Thom: After 5 former senior Khmer Rouge (KR) leaders have been preliminarily accused by the KR Tribunal’s Co-Prosecutors, victims of the KR regime have expressed their personal views in which most show their enthusiasm while a few seem to lack interest and say that it is an ordinary case which is the obligation of the leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

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The KR Tribunal Is Gradually Making People Become More and More Hopeless

Posted by khmernews on July 31, 2007

Somnang

The process of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal is gradually making people become hopeless since the court has faced many problems again and again. For instance, a senior KRT’s official has recently said that the funds for the KR Tribunal would have run out by April, 2008. Moreover, so far, there has not been any Cambodian or foreign lawyer registering at the KRT although the problem of foreign lawyer registration fee was solved. Read the rest of this entry »

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Who Is The First Former KR Leader To Be Issued Investigative Request By The Co-prosecutors?

Posted by khmernews on July 31, 2007

Mut Sruoch

The process of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal has been changed after the internal rules for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) were adopted. And what is making national and international communities interested is the opening of the foreign lawyer registration in the KR Tribunal. Read the rest of this entry »

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The KR Tribunal Is Gradually Making People Become More and More Hopeless

Posted by khmernews on July 23, 2007

Somnang

The process of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal is gradually making people become hopeless since the court has faced many problems again and again. For instance, a senior KRT’s official has recently said that the funds for the KR Tribunal would have run out by April, 2008. Moreover, so far, there has not been any Cambodian or foreign lawyer registering at the KRT although the problem of foreign lawyer registration fee was solved. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Story I Want To Forget

Posted by khmernews on July 23, 2007

okar

“Please, don’t recall the Khmer Rouge regime,” said 51-year-old Aunt Rain Thea, who is living in Phum Buon, Kompong Luong commune, Krakor district, Pursat province. She said this while she encountered a reporter in Kompong Thom province. She said that amongst her ten family members, only two survived. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press Release

Posted by khmernews on July 23, 2007

The ECCC is today officially handing over the key, as a symbol of authority over the ECCC Detention Facility, to the Deputy General Director of the General Department of Prisons of the Ministry of Interior, H.E. Kuy Bun Sorn, marking another important stage in preparations for the forthcoming trials. The handing over ceremony presided over by H.E. Tony Kranh, Acting Director of Administration. Read the rest of this entry »

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More Than 100 Student Visit The KR Tribunal

Posted by khmernews on July 17, 2007

Rameth
Phnom Penh: The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) organized a visit on July 16, 2007 for 133 students to study about the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. Read the rest of this entry »

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7 Former Khmer Rouge Leaders Will Face Trials For Crimes Against Humanity

Posted by khmernews on July 17, 2007

Chey Sachakk
At least seven former Khmer Rouge leaders will stand before upcoming trials for crimes against humanity in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). According to Stephen Heder, political scientist and researcher of the Cambodian history, seven former Khmer Rouge candidates who will be brought to justice in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal are Nuon Chea, Ieng Sary, Khieu Samphan, Sou Met, Meah Mut, and other two Ta Mok and Kae Pok, who already died of illnesses. Read the rest of this entry »

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“One Of My Eyes Damaged Because Of The Khmer Rouge”

Posted by khmernews on July 17, 2007

Kampong Thom: “I believe that victims will receive justice when Khmer Rouge leaders are prosecuted.” This is a statement made by Uncle Hem Sim, 67, who is living in Anlong Louk, Prey Kuy commune, Stung Saen district. Read the rest of this entry »

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