Khmer Rouge court adjourns genocide trial until next year

Cambodia`s UN-backed court Monday adjourned the genocide trial of two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders until January 2015 after lawyers for one of the defendants continued to boycott proceedings.

Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge leader says conviction a `fairytale`

A former Khmer Rouge leader branded his conviction for crimes against humanity a "child`s fairytale" at a UN-backed court in Cambodia on Friday, as he faced further charges of genocide, forced marriage and rape.

Khmer Rouge leaders lodge appeal of convictions

Two Khmer Rouge leaders have formally appealed convictions for crimes against humanity which saw them handed life sentences by Cambodia`s UN-backed court.

International tribunal in Cambodia jails Khmer Rouge duo for life

A UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Cambodia sentenced the two top surviving cadres of the Khmer Rouge regime to life in jail on Thursday after finding them guilty of crimes against humanity for their roles in the 1970s "killing fields" revolution.

Cambodia moves on, but still yearns for ``killing fields`` justice

Kheang Khun was 21 and training to be doctor when he was forced into a Khmer Rouge labour camp, where he was routinely beaten and forced to watch executions of people accused of theft, or simply of falling in love.

Cambodia remembers Khmer Rouge victims on `Day of Anger`

About 1,000 people Tuesday marked Cambodia`s annual "Day of Anger" against the genocidal former Khmer Rouge regime, with black-clad students wielding hoes and bamboo sticks to mimic their crimes in the late 1970s.

North Korea crimes on par with Nazis, Khmer Rouge: UN probe

The crimes of North Korea`s regime are as chilling as those of the Nazis, South Africa`s apartheid regime or Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge and must be stopped, the head of a UN inquiry said Monday.

Life sentence sought for Cambodia Khmer Rouge leaders

Prosecutors at Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge court on Monday demanded the maximum possible sentence of life imprisonment for two former top regime leaders on trial for crimes against humanity.

Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge trial entered a crucial phase on Wednesday with closing statements in the case of former regime leaders accused of masterminding one of the worst horrors of the 20th century.

Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge trial entered a crucial phase with closing statements in the case of former regime leaders accused of masterminding one of the worst horrors of the 20th century.

Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Sary dies

Khmer Rouge co-founder Ieng Sary died on Thursday morning at the age of 87.

Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal staff go on strike

Khmer Rouge tribunal spokesman Neth Pheaktra said that about 30 Cambodian staff members from the translation section announced they were going on strike.

Cambodia`s ex-King Norodom Sihanouk dies in Beijing

Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia`s former king and independence hero who was twice exiled and twice returned to the throne, navigating his country during turbulent times, died of natural causes.

Swiss judge resigns from court trying Khmer Rouge

A Swiss judge has resigned from the UN-backed tribunal prosecuting Khmer Rouge war crimes.

Swiss judge resigns from court trying Khmer Rouge

It was the first courtroom appearance by Kaing Guek Eav — also known as Duch — since February.

Khmer Rouge chief jailer gets life in prison

Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch, was commander of the top secret Tuol Sleng prison — code-named S-21.

Khmer Rouge tribunal halts salaries for Cambodians

International staff are paid by UN and will continue to receive salaries, unlike local staff who are paid by Cambodian government.

Don`t call me Brother No. 2: Khmer Rouge ex deputy

Nuon Chea said there "was no such thing" as a hierarchy
numbering system within the Khmer Rouge.

Court denies release of ailing KRouge `First Lady`

Experts said she was unfit for trial because she has dementia
and most likely Alzheimer`s disease.

Khmer Rouge not `bad people`: Ex-leader in court

Nuon Chea`s defiant statements came as the UN-backed tribunal began questioning him for the first time.