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Cambodia 13 Jan 2016 | 1:24 PM

Cambodian court told Khmer Rouge beheaded Muslim women

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia’s UN-backed court heard chilling details on Wednesday of the mass murder of Muslim women by Khmer Rouge soldiers, the latest grisly testimony in the trial of two top leaders of the ruthless communist regime.

Cambodia 21 Jan 2015 | 6:04 PM

Court hears Khmer Rouge slit prisoner throats, ate organs

PHNOM PENH: A witness told Cambodia’s UN-backed court Wednesday that Khmer Rouge soldiers slit prisoners’ throats and ate their gall bladders during the 1970s, as the genocide trial of the two most senior surviving leaders resumed.

AseanPlus News 10 Aug 2014 | 5:20 PM

Khmer Rouge verdicts bring history alive for Cambodian students

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Pointing at photographs of two former Khmer Rouge leaders a day after they were sentenced to life in jail, history teacher Ung Ratha asks his students whether justice was served.

World 18 Feb 2017 | 7:44 AM

Angelina Jolie unveils Khmer Rouge film in 'second home' Cambodia

Siem Reap (Cambodia) (AFP) - Angelina Jolie unveiled her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox.

AseanPlus News 22 Aug 2015 | 6:08 PM

‘First Lady’ of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge dies at 83

PHNOM PENH, Aug 22, 2015 (AFP) - The former "first lady" of Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge regime died Saturday, according to a UN-backed tribunal, without victims ever seeing her face trial on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Cambodia 26 Mar 2015 | 6:27 PM

Cambodia unveils memorial at brutal Khmer Rouge prison site

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia unveiled a new memorial at a notorious Khmer Rouge prison Thursday to remember the thousands who were tortured and murdered there during the ruthless regime’s rule in the late 1970s.

AseanPlus News 05 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM

Khmer Rouge 'first lady' discharged from hospital

PHNOM PENH: The former “first lady” of Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge regime has been discharged from a Thai hospital after an improvement in her health, her lawyer said.

Lifestyle 26 May 2013 | 12:00 AM

Documentary on Khmer Rouge hell wins award at Cannes

CANNES, France: A documentary on relatives wiped out in the Khmer Rouge's tyrannical grip on Cambodia in the 1970s earned Cambodian-French director Rithy Panh a major prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday.

Cambodia 02 Jul 2015 | 12:40 PM

Khmer Rouge leaders begin appeal hearings

PHNOM PENH: Two former Khmer Rouge leaders Thursday began appeal hearings against their landmark convictions for crimes against humanity last year which saw them handed life sentences by Cambodia’s UN-backed court.

World 11 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Khmer Rouge genocide - justice delayed may be justice denied

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Under Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge, Meas Mut and Sou Met, now two-star generals in their 80s, are said to have hauled prisoners to S-21, a torture centre that symbolised the horrors of a regime that wiped out nearly a quarter of the population.