Khmer Rouge trials set to start Feb 15 - An international tribunal that will try five senior Pol Pot
cadres gets underway in Cambodia on Tuesday after years of
Thirty years after the fall of Cambodia's 'Killing Fields' regime
surviving senior henchmen of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot are to be
tried on charges relating to the deaths of 1.7 million people.
Paul Chapman reports.
November 21, 2011 - NY Times update:
Describe Khmer Rouge Leaders’ ‘Organized and
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Opening statements in
the most significant stage of a United
Nations-backed trial of Khmer Rouge leaders
began here on Monday...
November 21, 2011
- Washington Post / Associated Press update:
Prosecutor at Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge trial
says henchmen cannot shift blame to Pol Pot
combination of three photos released by
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of
Cambodia, shows from left to right:
former Khmer Rouge’s chief ideologist and
the No. 2 leader,
Ieng Sary, former Khmer Rouge
foreign minister, and
Khieu Samphan, former Khmer
Rouge head of state, during a trial for
former Khmer Rouge top leaders, in Phnom
Penh, Cambodia, Monday, Nov. 21, 2011.
The three top
Khmer Rouge leaders accused of orchestrating
Cambodia's "killing fields" went on trial
Monday before a U.N.-backed tribunal more
than three decades after some of the 20th
century’s worst atrocities.
Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Mark
Peters / Associated Press