Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Khmer Rouge duo get life

Khmer Rouge duo get life

Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, the most senior remaining leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime, were sentenced to life in prison on Thursday.

In the first of a series of mini trials the pair were found guilty of crimes against humanity for their roles in forced evacuations and an execution site where soldiers of the regime they defeated were systematically murdered.

The sentences were welcomed by civil parties present at the Khmer Rouge tribunal for the verdict, after a long road in the search for some kind of justice.

Latest Video

ONE FC

ONE FC hits the Kingdom

Three Cambodian fighters prepare for one of the biggest sporting events ever held in Phnom Penh.

techfest

Getting high tech in Phnom Penh

On Monday, creative, tech-savy Cambodians got together to exhibit Apps, drones and cameras helping tackle social, environmental and political issues in Cambodia at a USAID backed innovation show.

Scot Marciel

'Not locked in'

Scot Marciel, one of the US State Department's top Asia diplomats, sat down with State of Play during a whistle-stop tour of the region.

This month 20 years ago...

1994-09-09 07:00
Thais to block KR leaders
1994-08-26 07:00
Ball in Thai court
1994-08-26 07:00
Comment: Can, should Cambodia change?
1994-09-09 07:00
Victims identified
1994-09-09 07:00
Sar Kheng plays ringmaster
1994-09-09 07:00
Police Blotter: 09 September, 1994