Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Khmer Rouge

At Tribunal, Nuon Chea Denies Role in Tuol Sleng Mass Killings

Some 16,000 people were tortured and subsequently executed at the prison, known to the Khmer Rouge as S-21,

Nuon Chea, who is on trial for atrocity crimes alongside two other Khmer Rouge leaders, told the court Wednesday he “didn’t play a role in the management of S-21.”Nuon Chea, who is on trial for atrocity crimes alongside two other Khmer Rouge leaders, told the court Wednesday he “didn’t play a role in the management of S-21.”
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Nuon Chea, who is on trial for atrocity crimes alongside two other Khmer Rouge leaders, told the court Wednesday he “didn’t play a role in the management of S-21.”
Nuon Chea, who is on trial for atrocity crimes alongside two other Khmer Rouge leaders, told the court Wednesday he “didn’t play a role in the management of S-21.”
Kong SothanarithVOA Khmer
PHNOM PENH - Jailed Khmer Rouge ideologue Nuon Chea has once again denied charges he was responsible for the mass killings that took place at the infamous prison of Tuol Sleng.

Some 16,000 people were tortured and subsequently executed at the prison, known to the Khmer Rouge as S-21, under the supervision of Kaing Kek Iev, better known as Comrade Duch.

The UN-backed tribunal has sentenced Duch to life in prison for his role at Tuol Sleng.

Duch said during his trial at the court he had been ordered in part by Nuon Chea to execute prisoners.

Nuon Chea, who is on trial for atrocity crimes alongside two other Khmer Rouge leaders, told the court Wednesday he “didn’t play a role in the management of S-21.”
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Cambodia Foreign Minister UN Speech Touches More on World Issues, Less on Cambodiai
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29 September 2014
Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong's speech to the UN’s General Assembly on Monday in New York touches more on world issues and less on Cambodia. Before delivering his speech at UNGA, Hor Namhong told VOA Khmer that Cambodia was now enjoying peace and political stability after the two winning political parties in 2013 election had agreed to work together. His speech comes as Cambodia’s profile on the world stage has expanded in recent years. Cambodia has and improved economy and a growing participation in UN missions around the world. But Hor Namhong’s speech also comes amid deep criticism of Cambodia’s human rights record and a controversial agreement with Australia to help it resettle refuges in exchange for aid money. (VOA Khmer's Pin Sisovann, Washington)

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