The second major trial of top Khmer Rouge leaders began Monday, but questions remained about whether the prosecutions would expand to other members of the regime even as Cambodia works to get beyond its past.
The long-awaited trial of four top Khmer Rouge leaders begins in Cambodia on Monday, while the Pentagon is expected to release its plan on cybersecurity this week.
By News Desk
Next week, four top leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime will be brought to trial in Cambodia for alleged crimes against humanity (known as Case 002). Journalism student Jake Schoneker reported from Cambodia ahead of the trial.
With a new set of genocide trials set to begin, a new generation of Cambodians is learning about the country's violent and deadly history. This report is produced by University of California, Berkeley's School of Journalism students Jake Schoneker and…
By Larisa Epatko
The latest flare-up in a long-standing territorial dispute between Thailand and Cambodia has resulted in the deaths of at least 15 people and displaced tens of thousands during a week's worth of fighting.
In other news Tuesday, security forces in Southern Afghanistan recaptured at least 71 inmates who fled from Kandahar's main prison Sunday night. More than 480 prisoners escaped after Taliban militants tunneled into the jail. Also, Thai and Cambodian forces clashed…
In the late 1970s, thousands of Cambodians were slaughtered in what became known as "The Killing Fields." On Monday, a U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal handed down its first sentence related to that genocide, but the verdict against the former chief…
By Larisa Epatko
In Cambodia, several former leaders of the Khmer Rouge are on trial for the detention and killing of thousands of Cambodians during the 1970s. The first verdict -- for prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch -- is…
Thirty years after the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror, those accused of perpetrating genocide in Cambodia are facing justice for the first time. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the forthcoming verdict from the war crimes tribunal.
In the next installment of his series on Mexico, Ray Suarez examines how the government is lifting people out of poverty and inspiring nations throughout the world to do the same.
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