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Longer sentence sought for Khmer Rouge convict

Last Updated: Monday, August 16, 2010, 17:50

Prosecutors for Cambodia`s UN-backed genocide tribunal appealed Monday for a longer sentence for the former chief jailer of the Khmer Rouge.

Prosecutors appeal verdict of Khmer Rouge torturer

Last Updated: Monday, August 16, 2010, 14:59

Kaing Guek Eav is the first Khmer Rouge commander to face a UN-backed trial.

Khmer Rouge jail survivors grow to accept Duch sentence

Last Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2010, 13:58

Duch was sentenced to 30 years in jail by a UN-backed court last month.

For most Cambodians, `justice` has little meaning

Last Updated: Sunday, August 08, 2010, 23:35

A Khmer Rouge prison chief who oversaw crimes of savagery a generation ago is told he will spend the next 19 years in jail.

Khmer Rouge jailer gets 30 yrs in prision, outrage over sentence

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 00:37

A UN-backed tribunal sentenced the Khmer Rouge`s chief jailer to 35 years for overseeing the deaths of up to 16,000 people.

Khmer Rouge prison chief sacks his international lawyer

Last Updated: Friday, July 09, 2010, 22:12

Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch has sacked his international lawyer just weeks before the verdict in his war crimes trial, Cambodia`s UN-backed court said on Friday, after a rift emerged in his defence.

Court plans live broadcast of Khmer Rouge verdict

Last Updated: Thursday, July 01, 2010, 21:06

The verdict in the trial of Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch will be broadcast live across Cambodia when it is delivered later this month, the UN-backed court said on Thursday.

Khmer Rouge prison chief verdict set for July 26

Last Updated: Monday, May 24, 2010, 14:37

Duch begged forgiveness for overseeing execution of 15,000 people at a jail.

UN-backed Cambodia court rejects bail for Khmer Rouge leaders

Last Updated: Friday, April 30, 2010, 19:00

Cambodia`s UN-backed genocide court on Friday denied bail for three former Khmer Rouge leaders, saying they may commit serious crimes and their detention was necessary to prevent trial tampering.

Khmer Rouge jail chief Duch seeks acquittal

Last Updated: Friday, November 27, 2009, 12:32

Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch asked Cambodia`s UN-backed war crimes court on Friday to acquit and release him, in a surprise development on the final day of arguments in his nine-month trial.

Khmer Rouge prison chief a scapegoat: Lawyers

Last Updated: Friday, November 27, 2009, 10:27

Closing arguments were expected to conclude on Friday in the genocide trial of a Khmer Rouge prison chief.

Khmer Rouge torturer had to "kill or be killed"

Last Updated: Thursday, November 26, 2009, 13:29

The Khmer Rouge`s chief torturer and jailer had to "kill or be killed" and operate like an "obedient machine”, his lawyer said on Thursday in defending the first member of Cambodia`s murderous regime to face justice.