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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.
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Prosecution rests in trial of 2 former Khmer Rouge leaders

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Prosecutors at the Khmer Rouge trial in Cambodia rested their case against two Khmer Rouge leaders, saying a fair verdict would be life in prison.

Prosecutors seek life in prison for 2 former Khmer Rouge leaders

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Prosecutors asked for sentences of life in prison for two Khmer Rouge officers, telling a tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a lesser punishment was inadequate.

Closing statements begin in Khmer Rouge massacre trial

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Cambodia's war crimes tribunal has started hearing closing statements in the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders accused of leading the massacre of up 1.7 million people.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 25, 2013.
By United Press International

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy returns

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, July 19 (UPI) -- Tens of thousands of people greeted Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy Friday on his return to the country after four years in exile.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 21, 2013.
By United Press International

Thousands protest in Cambodia over Khmer Rouge denial

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, June 9 (UPI) -- Protesters gathered across Cambodia Sunday demanding the vice president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party apologize for denying Khmer Rouge regime crimes.

Denying Khmer Rouge atrocities now crime in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, June 7 (UPI) -- Cambodia has made denial of Khmer Rouge atrocities a crime, a law some observers say is aimed at a political opponent of the prime minister.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 19, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Monday, April 15, 2013
By United Press International

Khmer Rouge figure fit to stand trial

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, March 29 (UPI) -- Nuon Chea, known as "Brother No. 2" in Cambodia's bloody Khmer Rouge regime, is fit to stand trial for genocide and war crimes, the United Nations said Friday.

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Ex-Khmer Rouge deputy found fit for trial

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, March 26 (UPI) -- A former top official of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge is physically and mentally fit to stand trial for crimes against humanity, two medical experts have testified.

Former Khmer Rouge FM Ieng Sary dies

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, March 13 (UPI) -- Ieng Sary, foreign minister in Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime who had faced trial on war crimes charges, died Thursday at age 87, his family said.

Witness says three accused visited Pol Pot

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Officials said the Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia heard testimony from a security guard who saw regime leaders and accused traitors visit Pol Pot's home.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 25, 2012.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 21, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 19, 2012.
By United Press International

Cambodia to put Khmer leaders on trial

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The second in command of Cambodia's deadly Khmer Rouge regime during the 1970s will stand trial next year charged with genocide, torture and religious persecution.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 21, 2008.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 15, 2008.
By United Press International

Thompson Files: Dumb defense decisions

ARLINGTON, Va., April 3 (UPI) -- U.S. military expert Anthony Cordesman claims the Bush administration has fielded "the worst wartime national security team in United States history." That's pretty harsh.
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Khmer Rouge torturer to revisit prison

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- The accused war criminal who served as chief interrogator for the Khmer Rouge is to guide his judges around a torture center and execution site.
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