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.
By Larisa Epatko
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.
By News Desk
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.
President Obama plans to restart Bush administration-era tribunals for Guantanamo detainees, but offer the men new legal protections. NewsHour senior correspondent Ray Suarez reports.
By PBS NewsHour
The alleged chief torturer for the Khmer Rouge went on trial Tuesday for crimes against humanity, the first trial over the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people at the hands of the Pol Pot regime more than three decades…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A military jury on Thursday sentenced Osama bin Laden's former driver, Samil Hamdan, to 5 1/2 years in prison, making him eligible for parole in six months. Hamdan was convicted Wednesday on charges of providing material support for terrorism.
Arrested after some 10 years in hiding, former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is slated to stand trial soon for his war crimes. Independent Television News examines the details of his arrest and the road ahead for a trial.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that foreign terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay have rights under the Constitution to challenge their detention in U.S. civilian courts, handing a stinging setback to the Bush administration.
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Bush administration's policy of trying terror suspects before military tribunals is illegal. The 5-3 ruling said that the tribunals violated U.S. military law and the Geneva Convention.
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