By Alexandra Demetrianova Silently and out of the spotlight, Ieng Thirith passed away in Pailin province in Cambodia at the weekend. She was 83 – an age most people of the Khmer Rouge era never had a chance to reach. Ieng Thirith was the ‘First Lady’ of the bloody regime,
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Ieng Thirith, a Khmer Rouge leader who was the highest-ranking woman in the genocidal regime that oversaw the death of nearly 2 million Cambodians in the late 1970s, has died. She was 83 years old.
The former head of the Municipal Court in Phnom Penh, Ang Maltey, was arrested and charged with embezzlement at the weekend after Cambodia’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) accused him of confiscating an Audi SUV from a convicted drug trafficker and giving it to his son.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A lawyer says Cambodian opposition senator has been charged with three counts that carry penalties of up to 17 years in prison for Facebook comments that criticized a 36-year-old border agreement with Vietnam.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian authorities have arrested an opposition senator two days after Prime Minister Hun Sen accused him of treason for comments posted on Facebook.
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