Sun, 25 Sep, 2016
They were leaders of Cambodia’s infamous Khmer Rouge, the fanatical communist movement behind a 1970s reign of terror that transformed this entire Southeast Asian nation into a ruthless slave state — a place where cities were emptied of their inhabitants, religion and schools were banned, and anyone deemed a threat was executed.
Fri, 08 Aug, 2014
Four now old and infirm members of the Khmer Rouge's ruling elite were facing a war crimes tribunal today, decades after their plans for a Communist Party utopia in Cambodia killed around 1.7 million people by execution, medical neglect, overwork and starvation.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2011
A UNITED Nations backed war crimes tribunal is expected to issue a decision today in the trial of the Khmer Rouge’s chief jailer and torturer – the first verdict involving a leader of the genocidal regime that created Cambodia’s killing fields.
Mon, 26 Jul, 2010
A former teacher accused of carrying out the murderous policies of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge finally faced trial today, as prosecutors opened their first case against the hard-core communists who turned the country into a killing field three decades ago.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2009