No simple justice at the khmer rouge tribunal

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No simple justice at the khmer rouge tribunal

The Khmer Rouge torture centre in Phnom Penh, where thousands died

The Khmer Rouge torture centre in Phnom Penh, where thousands died

Vietnam has seen its first international trial of senior figures in an investigation into the rape and murder of up to 1.5 million Vietnamese children and teenagers.

The Cambodian government says three members of the “war crime tribunal” have been found guilty of “mass murder” and must be sentenced.

Three suspects are accused in the massacre in the southern province of Kien Hoa in 1976-77더나인 카지노 that left more than 1,500 dead, most of them women and children.

The three suspects, each sentenced to between 21 and 35 years in jail in Vietnam, have all denied their roles.

The verdict was handed down on Thursday, after 13 months of hearings, a court spokesman confirmed in an int포항출장안마erview.

Prosecutors say the men – Sihanouk, Ngo Dinh, and Bo Ngo Duong – murdered an estimated 1.5 million people by carrying out thousands more executions, rape and forced forced marriages.

Image copyright AFP Image caption Members of the tribunal have told the jury they were ordered to commit mass murder after receiving death threats

The trial of six men from the so-called “war crime tribunal”, set up in 2006 and overseen by Mr Khmer Rouge chief Pol Pot, ended in October.

It focused on the crimes of Sihanouk, who was accused of being responsible for mass murder after fleeing on a boat carrying 7,000 refugees from the Vietnam War.

Two of 마이다스카지노his top officials – former president Sirikit Khar Phagan, who led the tribunal for more than a decade, and Mr Ngo Dinh, who served as deputy president at the time – face charges that include “forced marriages” and are to stand trial separately.

The trial of Bo Ngo Duong, whose trial ended in April, is due to resume in July.

A Cambodian court earlier handed down the maximum sentence – 35 years imprisonment – for all three men.

Mr Khmer Rouge was formed by anti-government protesters at a party congress in 1975. At the time, it had not been formally recognized by the international community and had no standing in the courts.

But it was backed by the Angkor Khmer regime, and took power after the 1970-71 defeat of US-backed Pol Pot in the Sino-Sovie