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# khmer-rouge - Monday 12 April, 2021

Irish artist criticised in Cambodia for adding smiles to colourised images of genocide victims
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Irish artist criticised in Cambodia for adding smiles to colourised images of genocide victims

Apr 12th 2021, 1:01 PM 33,894 Views 22 Comments

The images appeared in a Vice article last weekend.

# khmer-rouge - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Duch, Khmer Rouge prison chief who oversaw torture and killings, dies aged 77
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Duch, Khmer Rouge prison chief who oversaw torture and killings, dies aged 77

Sep 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 26,551 Views 29 Comments

The chief of a top-secret prison was one of the few ex-Khmer Rouge who acknowledged even partial responsibility for his role in Cambodia’s genocide.

# khmer-rouge - Friday 16 November, 2018

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling
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# Genocide

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling

Nov 16th 2018, 7:36 AM 22,037 Views 38 Comments

The “reign of terror” left some two million Cambodians dead from overwork, starvation and mass executions.

# khmer-rouge - Friday 4 August, 2017

Vanity Fair stands over claims Angelina Jolie movie gave impoverished children money and then took it away
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# Method Casting

Vanity Fair stands over claims Angelina Jolie movie gave impoverished children money and then took it away

Aug 4th 2017, 12:40 PM 18,509 Views 4 Comments

The magazine’s September cover story describes a ‘game’ used to find the child star of Jolie’s film about the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.

# khmer-rouge - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Aug 7th 2014, 11:05 PM 14,124 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Obama considering hitting Iraq, Russia’s ban on EU food, and Denis O’Brien…

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity
# Genocide
# Genocide

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity

Aug 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,875 Views 15 Comments

Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea were charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, religious persecution, homicide and torture.

# khmer-rouge - Monday 17 March, 2014

UN declares North Korea's crimes on par with Nazism, apartheid and Khmer Rouge
# North Korea
# North Korea

UN declares North Korea's crimes on par with Nazism, apartheid and Khmer Rouge

Mar 17th 2014, 5:02 PM 15,678 Views 113 Comments

The head of a UN inquiry has condemned North Korea’s extensive human rights abuses – including extermination, enslavement and sexual violence.

# khmer-rouge - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Cambodia genocide defendant ruled unfit for trial
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# Cambodia

Cambodia genocide defendant ruled unfit for trial

Sep 13th 2012, 11:55 AM 4,740 Views 22 Comments

Ieng Thirith, the notorious regime’s highest ranking woman, had been charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, homicide, torture and religious persecution.

# khmer-rouge - Monday 5 December, 2011

Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'
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Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'

Dec 5th 2011, 2:43 PM 4,460 Views 3 Comments

Nuon Chea, on trial for genocide, today denied responsibility for the mass killings of his fellow Cambodians – blaming their deaths on neighbouring Vietnam.

# khmer-rouge - Monday 21 November, 2011

Khmer Rouge genocide trial begins
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# Cambodia

Khmer Rouge genocide trial begins

Nov 21st 2011, 10:02 AM 843 Views 7 Comments

The three top Khmer Rouge leaders accused of orchestrating Cambodia’s ‘killing fields’ went on trial today before a UN-backed tribunal. The defendants are in their 80s and charges include crimes against humanity.

# khmer-rouge - Monday 27 June, 2011

"Killing fields" trial opens in Cambodia
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# Cambodia

"Killing fields" trial opens in Cambodia

Jun 27th 2011, 5:58 PM 387 Views 1 Comment

The trial represents the last chance to bring the Khmer Rouge leadership to justice.

# khmer-rouge - Monday 26 July, 2010

'Comrade Duch' sentenced for crimes against humanity
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# Cambodian Genocide

'Comrade Duch' sentenced for crimes against humanity

Jul 26th 2010, 1:21 PM 136 Views 0 Comments

The ex-prison director has admitted that he is solely responsible for the deaths of 12,380 of his countrymen.