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Additional KR Arrests in Cambodia’s Hands, Hor Namhong Says

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong told a visiting French diplomat yesterday that only Cambodia can decide how many additional suspects the Khmer Rouge tribunal will...

Rights Group Calls for Exit Of KR Judges

No hope for justice if Blunk, Bunleng stay on, HRW says Human Rights Watch yesterday called for the resignation of the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s in­vestigating...

Team Hun Sen Scores a Win With ‘Football Diplomacy’

Cheered on by nearly 50,000 spectators, Prime Minister Hun Sen led his team to a 10-7 victory on Saturday in a highly anticipated friendly...

Team Hun Sen Scores With ‘Football Diplomacy’

Cheered on by nearly 50,000 spectators, Prime Minister Hun Sen led his team to a 10-7 victory on Saturday in a highly anticipated friendly...

KR Tribunal Splits Case 002 Into Smaller Trials

Forced movement of Cambodian population will be first crime tried The Khmer Rouge tribunal’s case against four senior regime leaders will be split into several...

No Lawyers for KR Suspects After Two Years

Lack of defenders in cases 003, 004 a violation of international fair-trial rights In September 2009, prosecutors at the Khmer Rouge tribunal forwarded the names...

KR Tribunal Finds VOA In Contempt

Investigating judges at the Khmer Rouge tribunal an­nounced yesterday that they had begun contempt-of-court proceedings against US-based Voice of America for publishing confidential material,...

Ieng Thirith Likely Has Alzheimer’s

Expert’s report puts her trial in jeopardy Former Social Action Minister Ieng Thirith is suffering from “mo­derately severe dementia” that is likely due to Alzheimer’s...

Cambodia’s PhD Mania Leads Elites to Degree Inflation

Colleges and universities in the US and Europe often battle grade inflation, but in the tight-knit world of the Cambodian elite, a bigger problem...

PhD Latest Status Symbol for Cambodia’s Elites

Colleges and universities in the US and Europe often battle grade inflation, but in the tight-knit world of the Cambodian elite, a big­ger problem...

Isles International Awards More Degrees to Gov’t Officials

National Assembly President Heng Samrin and 14 other government and parliamentary officials have been awarded doctoral and master's degrees by Isles International University, a...

KR Tribunal Judges Decline To Address Victims’ Concerns

The Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Office of Co-Investigating Judges has rebuked victims of the brutal Trapeang Thma dam worksite for re­questing a thorough investigation of...

US Enamored of King Sihamoni, Cables Show

The US Embassy was thrilled when King Norodom Sihamoni was crowned as his father’s successor in 2004, seeing his accession as an opportunity for...

US Dispatches Speak of a ‘Maturing’ Hun Sen

Hundreds of diplomatic cables originating from the US Embassy in Phnom Penh published this week by anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks show that American officials have...

Dam Victims Appeal for Case 004 Investigation

Im Chaem denies involvement in crimes of the Khmer Rouge regime More than 500 families affected by the Trapeang Thma dam, a brutal Khmer Rouge...

Khieu Samphan Tells Court He Will Cooperate

As the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday concluded the first week of technical hearings in the trial of four senior regime leaders, former head of...

KR Hearing Turns to Pardon Of Ieng Sary

Despite previous rulings, matter is before trial judges The second day of the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s trial of four top regime leaders focused on former...

Ta Mok’s Shadow Is Cast Over Start of 2nd Khmer Rouge Trial

Mok and his web are missing link in cases 002, 004 As the four top living leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime appear in court...

Last-Minute Decision Swells Civil Party Ranks

Just three days before the trial of four senior Khmer Rouge leaders is set to begin, judges at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday nearly...

Activist Reveals 37 Purported Crime Scenes From Case 004

A human rights activist Monday released a list of execution sites, security centers and other criminal situations she claimed were associated with the Khmer...

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National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from countries that support democracy were left in a bind: should they attend an event that would legitimize what many viewed as a stolen election or ignore an invitation from the head of state who had accepted their credentials?

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