Image from  February 2009 shows former Khmer Rouge minister Ieng Thirith in court   in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. File photograph: Heng Sinith/AFP/Getty Images

Ieng Thirith, a Khmer Rouge leader who was the highest-ranking woman in the genocidal regime that oversaw the death of nearly two million Cambodians i(...)

Former Khmer Rouge leader ‘Brother Number Two’ Nuon Chea (C) sits at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) as his verdict is delivered on the outskirts of Phnom Penh today. Photograph: Mark Peters/ECCC/Handout via Reuters

A UN backed tribunal in Cambodia sentenced the top two surviving cadres of the Khmer Rouge regime to life in jail today after finding them guilty of c(...)

Ieng Sary, former foreign minister of the Khmer Rouge, died last week aged 87. Photograph: AP

Ieng Sary, the former foreign minister of the Khmer Rouge, was one of three elderly leaders on trial for genocide, crimes against humanity and (...)