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Former KR Meet With UN About Trial

For the first time since defecting to the government and effectively ending civil war here, former Khmer Rouge leaders sat down with UN representatives...

Top UN Legal Team Arrives as Rights Group Decries Plan

The leader of a high-profile UN legal team said Wednesday he will discuss with the government the idea of a mixed court to try...

UN, Gov’t Brace for Most Critical Talks on KR Trial

As a high-ranking UN legal team assembles today for what some would argue is the UN’s most significant round of talks on trying the...

UN Human Rights Mandate to be Extended

The government will extend its mandate for the Cambodia office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, but the term length has yet...

Students, Villagers Want UN To Lead Khmer Rouge Trial

Students on Thursday de­­nounced Prime Minister Hun Sen’s unwillingness to cooperate with the UN in forming a mixed tribunal to try former Khmer Rouge...

Cambodia Still Denies Arrest Of VN Activist

Although a spokesman in Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry confirmed Thursday that Cambodian police arrested and deported members of the anti-communist Free Vietnam group, government officials...

KR Evidence One Thing, Legal Case Another, Experts Say

It’s easy to collect enough damning evidence on the Khmer Rouge to write a history book, a panel of experts told more than 100...

Hun Sen Blasts UN For Supporting KR

Railing against the UN for its past relationship with the Khmer Rouge, Prime Minister Hun Sen de­nounced a recent UN draft proposal and said...

Council of Ministers Approves New Visa Law

Aiming to encourage Khmer nationals with foreign passports to visit Cambodia, the Council of Ministers last week approved a sub-decree that would waive their...

Police Charge Returnees Visitor’s Permits in Battambang

Phou San got a message from his mother telling him to come home quickly. The Chicago resident had not been back to Cambodia since he...

Splinter Group May Return to Funcinpec Fold

An official of Reastr Niyum Party—whose key members split from Funcinpec after the factional fighting of July 1997—said the party will consider rejoining Funcinpec...

Activist’s Arrest Said Linked to Vietnam Trip

Just weeks before suspected Free Vietnam ringleader Vu Duc Binh allegedly was seized from his Pailin home by police, Cam­bo­dian defense leaders traveled to...

Free Vietnam Official Allegedly Seized in Pailin

pailin - Friends still stop by to see him, but all that’s left of Vu Duc Binh are a few work shirts, a stove...

SRP Walks on Impunity Law

Opposition lawmakers walked out during Monday’s debate over an amendment to Article 51, stifling any chance for a vote and warning that the measure...

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Aussie filmmaker back home after 15 months in Cambodia jail on...

James Ricketson is back in Sydney after 15 months in a Phnom Penh prison on accusations of spying. But he has promised he will return to Cambodia.

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