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Ieng Sary Selects Alaskan Lawyer

Posted by khmernews on January 18, 2008

Phnom Penh: Ieng Sary, 82, a former senior Khmer Rouge leader of the Democratic Kampuchea regime, was arrested last month and has sought lawyers to defend him against charges brought by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in which the trial is expected hearings to happen early next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Pol Pot Did Not Chair Stoung’s General Assembly, But His Recorded Speech Was Played For His Men

Posted by khmernews on January 18, 2008

Oka

During the Khmer Rouge regime it could be observed that everything was done with secrecy. No one dared to spread out and damage the news of a plan or an event, and generally whatever works were in mystery. Read the rest of this entry »

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KR Tribunal Should Not Only Wait for Donations, Critics Say.

Posted by khmernews on January 18, 2008

Chan Chamnan

According to Helen Jarvis, Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s chief of public affairs, the tribunal is going to announce in January 2008 the amount of funds it needs to continue its process and that the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders will be extended through 2010. The claim has been made while sources from the Khmer Rouge Tribunal hinted that the special tribunal is going to call on interested countries to inject more funds up to more than $100 million or twice of the planned budget of $56.3 million. Read the rest of this entry »

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