Khmer Rouge trials

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    Cambodia bringin' the Khmer Rouge to trial...
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    Leaked document casts doubt on impartiality of Khmer Rouge judges
    June 8, 2011 : As the UN-backed tribunal prepares to bring more former Khmer Rouge leaders to trial, a confidential document obtained by the Monitor raises questions about the judges' independence.
     
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    Pol Pot's cohorts gettin' their just due...
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    Key Trial of Khmer Rouge Leaders Starts in Cambodia
    June 23, 2011 - On Monday the United Nations-backed tribunal in Phnom Penh will open its hearing into the four surviving leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge movement.
     
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    Thanks for highlighting this trial and its shortcomings. The trial is certainly long overdue and many of the Cambodian people have been waiting to see it occur. Hopefully, the world observers can ensure that it is meaningful.
     
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    They're so old now, probably some will die by then...
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    Genocide Trial of Khmer Rouge Leaders Likely Delayed Until 2012
    August 24, 2011 - Court sources and observers in Cambodia say the genocide trial of four surviving Khmer Rouge is now likely to be delayed once again.
     
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    The wheels of justice grind slowly in Cambodia...
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    Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Tribunal Draws New Criticisms
    September 26, 2011 - In Cambodia, there is continuing controversy about the United Nations-backed court aimed at prosecuting members of the former Khmer Rouge government. The tribunal is the first of its kind to allow victims of specific crimes to participate.

     
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    Justice delayed is justice denied...
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    Why Some Khmer Rouge Suspects May Never Face Trial
    Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 - At first blush, it seems like a nourishing gift. The Phnom Srok reservoir in northwest Cambodia spreads nearly as far as the eye can see, providing water year-round for agriculture, fishing and swimming. But the human bones that, according to locals, still lie on the floor of the reservoir tell a different story. The reservoir's primitive, earthen dam was constructed in 1977 at a cost of an estimated 5,000 to 10,000 lives. Some collapsed and died from endless days of work; others were executed because they had become too weak to work effectively.
     
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    Better late than never.
     
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    Two controversial judges need to be replaced...
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    Human Rights Watch: Khmer Rouge Tribunal Needs New Judges for Justice to Be Served
    October 03, 2011 - Human Rights Watch says the Cambodian people have no hope of seeing justice for crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge so long as two controversial judges are sitting on the court trying former leaders of the genocidal regime.
     
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    Khmer Rouge leaders gettin' their day of reckoning...
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    Cambodia genocide: Khmer Rouge trio go on trial
    20 November 2011 - The UN-backed trial of the three most senior surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge, charged with crimes against humanity, has begun
     
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    Wil Chomsky be on hand to testify?
     
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