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The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
November 14, 2018
The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
As the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia prepares its final verdict, a look back at its legacy.
The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
April 13, 2018
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
In his final stronghold, the Khmer Rouge leader is remembered differently.
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
Cambodia and China: Rewriting (and Repeating) History
January 15, 2018
Cambodia and China: Rewriting (and Repeating) History
With China as his main patron, Hun Sen has conveniently forgotten its role in propping up the Pol Pot regime.
Cambodia and China: Rewriting (and Repeating) History
A Moment of Clarity at Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Tribunal
June 14, 2016
A Moment of Clarity at Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Tribunal
Testimony unveils more details about one of the world's worst genocides.
A Moment of Clarity at Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Tribunal
Pol Pot's Surviving Lieutenants Held to Account
October 08, 2015
Pol Pot's Surviving Lieutenants Held to Account
The Diplomat chats with senior figures from the Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia.
Pol Pot's Surviving Lieutenants Held to Account
Cambodia: When Clouds Fell
March 06, 2015
Cambodia: When Clouds Fell
Cambodian politics, tragedy and a victim’s confrontation with Pol Pot’s surviving henchmen.
Cambodia: When Clouds Fell
Cambodia: Justice Delayed
January 26, 2015
Cambodia: Justice Delayed
Lawyers for Pol Pot’s henchmen are proving skillful at delaying their clients’ trials.
Cambodia: Justice Delayed
Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty of War Crimes, Jailed for Life
August 08, 2014
Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty of War Crimes, Jailed for Life
Surviving henchmen of Pol Pot are found guilty of crimes against humanity.
Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty of War Crimes, Jailed for Life
A Cambodian Genocide Tribunal and Lemkin's Legacy
July 18, 2014
A Cambodian Genocide Tribunal and Lemkin's Legacy
A now obscure author finds relevance and rebirth at the trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders.
A Cambodian Genocide Tribunal and Lemkin's Legacy
Can Khmer Rouge Survivors Get Justice?
May 30, 2014
Can Khmer Rouge Survivors Get Justice?
Attempts at providing Khmer Rouge victims with long overdue justice have faltered badly.
Can Khmer Rouge Survivors Get Justice?
The Good Lord Returns to <i>The Killing Fields</i>
March 07, 2014
The Good Lord Returns to The Killing Fields
Producer David Puttnam recently visited Cambodia for a special screening of his award-winning 1984 film.
The Good Lord Returns to The Killing Fields
Khmer Rouge Tribunal: The Devil’s Advocates
December 20, 2013
Khmer Rouge Tribunal: The Devil’s Advocates
Defending Pol Pot's right-hand man at the troubled tribunal is a lonely job.
Khmer Rouge Tribunal: The Devil’s Advocates
Ieng Sary’s Death Adds Pressure for ECCC to Find Justice
March 14, 2013
Ieng Sary’s Death Adds Pressure for ECCC to Find Justice
Former Khmer Rouge President Ieng Sary has died of natural causes, prompting calls for swifter justice.
Ieng Sary’s Death Adds Pressure for ECCC to Find Justice
Al Rockoff Tells It Like It Was
January 30, 2013
Al Rockoff Tells It Like It Was
Photojournalist Al Rockoff recounts the dramatic overtaking of Phnom Penh at the historic Khmer Rouge Tribunal.
Al Rockoff Tells It Like It Was
Remembering Cambodia's King
October 18, 2012
Remembering Cambodia's King
Sihanouk’s body arrived back in Cambodia on Wednesday afternoon where millions are grieving the death of their former king.
Remembering Cambodia's King
Chilling Evidence in Khmer Rouge Trial
August 29, 2012
Chilling Evidence in Khmer Rouge Trial
“He described how, as a trainee, he was forced to stand and watch…”
Chilling Evidence in Khmer Rouge Trial
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