PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia's main opposition party leader was convicted in absentia Thursday and sentenced to 10 years in prison for a politically sensitive comment about a border dispute, in what critics said was another example of the government's intimidation of its opponents.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia's U.N.-backed genocide tribunal on Thursday formally indicted the four top surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime blamed for 1.7 million deaths in the 1970s, paving the way for the panel's long-awaited second trial next year.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The former chief jailer of the Khmer Rouge has appealed his conviction and 35-year prison sentence, his lawyer said Wednesday.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Prosecutors for Cambodia's U.N.-backed genocide tribunal appealed Monday for a longer sentence for the former chief jailer of the Khmer Rouge.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A Khmer Rouge prison chief who oversaw crimes of savagery a generation ago is told he will spend the next 19 years in jail: That's the same sentence that many low-level drug dealers, women who shoot their husbands after a lifetime of abuse and political scapegoats receive.
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