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Atrocities of the Khmer Rouge - 07 Aug 2014 - Sort by:
Atrocities of the Khmer Rouge - 07 Aug 2014
A U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Cambodia sentenced the two top surviving cadres of the Khmer Rouge regime to life in jail on Thursday after finding them guilty of crimes against humanity for their roles in the 1970s "killing fields" revolution.

"Brother Number Two" Nuon Chea and ex-President Khieu Samphan were complicit in forced evacuations, murders and executions orchestrated by the regime as part of its ultra-Maoist revolution, judge Nil Nonn said.
The verdict was only the second delivered in the court's nine years of operation.

Between 1.7 million and 2.2 million people are believed...
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
A member of public follows the reading of the verdict as it is delivered in the trial of former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan and former Khmer Rouge leader ''Brother Number Two'' Nuon Chea, as they appear on the screen behind her, at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on the outskirts of Phnom Penh August 7, 2014. A U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Cambodia sentenced the two top surviving cadres of the Khmer Rouge regime to life in jail on Thursday after finding them guilty of crimes against humanity for their roles in the 1970s "killing fields" revolution. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (CAMBODIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
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7 Aug. 2014
Former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan (R)... more
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7 Aug. 2014
Soum Rithy (C), who lost his father and three siblings... more
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7 Aug. 2014
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7 Aug. 2014
Sok Teng, 73, waits with other survivors and relatives... more
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6 Aug. 2014
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6 Aug. 2014
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6 Aug. 2014
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6 Aug. 2014
Torture instruments used by Khmer Rouge are displayed... more
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3 Feb. 2012
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24 Jul. 2010
A human skull scarred by an axe or knife is displayed... more
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6 Dec. 2011
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25 Jul. 2010
Journalists watch senior Khmer Rouge regime member... more
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4 Jul. 2010
Chum May, 79, one of the few survivors of Khmer Rouge... more
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13 Sep. 2009
A man sweeps in front of skulls of Khmer rouge victims... more
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9 Jun. 2009
A tree that was used to kill children is seen in Choeung... more
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20 May. 2009
Cambodians take part in a performance based on the... more
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29 Mar. 2009
Incense burns at the memorial stupa filled with the... more
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28 Mar. 2009
Skulls are stacked on top of each other at a "Killing... more
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30 Mar. 2009
Chief Khmer Rouge torturer Kaing Guek Eav, also known... more
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17 Feb. 2009
Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, awaits the start... more
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17 Feb. 2009
Trial chamber judges (top row, L-R) Thou Mony, Silvia... more
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16 Feb. 2009
A woman walks into a torture chamber of the Tuol Sleng... more
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15 Feb. 2009
Chum Manh, 78, one of the 14 Khmer Rouge prisoners... more
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15 Feb. 2009
Portraits of victims of the Khmer Rouge regime are... more
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15 Feb. 2009
Put Koon, a 45-year-old Cambodian man, walks on his... more
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13 Feb. 2009
Kon Pun, a 49-year-old former Khmer Rouge solider,... more
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13 Feb. 2009
A sign warning of mines is placed on a road as Cambodian... more
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13 Feb. 2009
Cambodian soldiers search for landmines on the outskirts... more
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11 Feb. 2009
Visitors look at a glass stupa memorial containing... more
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10 Feb. 2009
A Cambodian man tries on shackles used on prisoners... more
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12 Feb. 2009
Cambodian schoolboys look at a textbook on the Khmer... more
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23 Sep. 2008
Cambodian Buddhist monks pray in front of the graves... more
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9 Feb. 2009
A Memorial Stupa located on the grounds of the Choeung... more
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30 Jun. 2008
Former Khmer Rouge foreign minister Ieng Sary is assisted... more
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23 Apr. 2008
Khieu Samphan, a former president during the Khmer... more
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23 Apr. 2008
Khieu Samphan, a former president during the Khmer... more
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4 Dec. 2008
Former Khmer Rouge President Khieu Samphan sits in... more
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20 Mar. 2008
The most senior surviving leader of the Khmer Rouge,... more
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4 Feb. 2008
Nuon Chea, Pol Pot's right hand man of the Khmer Rouge... more
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20 Mar. 2008
The most senior surviving leader of the Khmer Rouge,... more
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7 Feb. 2008
Headshot of Nuon Chea, Pol Pot's right hand man from... more
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20 May. 2008
A Cambodian flag is reflected in a glass display as... more
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9 May. 2008
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27 Feb. 2008
A portrait of a Khmer Rouge victim is displayed at... more
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1 Aug. 2007
Busts of Pol Pot put in a cage are pictured on display... more
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20 May. 2007
Mom Pount, a 44-year-old former Khmer Rouge soldier,... more
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24 Jul. 2006
Monks view the coffin of former Khmer Rouge military... more
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22 Jul. 2006
A young boy sits next to the body of former Khmer Rouge... more
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24 Jul. 2006
A loyalist holds a portrait of former Khmer Rouge military... more
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23 Jul. 2006
A Khmer Rouge loyalist smokes while attending death... more
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2 Jun. 2000
Ai Siphal holds up the skull of what authorities believe... more
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9 Feb. 1999
The last soldiers of the notorious Khmer Rouge change... more
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29 Dec. 1998
Khmer Rouge defectors Khieu Samphan (L) consults Nuon... more
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27 Dec. 1998
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23 Jan. 1998
A young girl stands by the body of her father after... more
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27 Jul. 1998
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27 Jul. 1998
Cambodian government soldiers examine some of the people... more
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2 May. 1998
Khmer Rouge soldiers and their families take a rest... more
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27 Jul. 1998
Cambodian villagers flee Kong Ben village, south of... more
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