2 Elderly Khmer Rouge Leaders Get Life Sentences
The two elderly defendants on Thursday were sentenced to life in prison ... years after the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime, which oversaw the deaths of at least one-quarter of the Cambodian population. The two defendants - former Khmer Rouge head of state ...
Ex-Khmer Rouge leaders sentenced to life in prison
The historic verdicts were announced Thursday against Khieu Samphan, the regime’s 83-year-old former head of state ... yet it has only convicted one defendant _ prison director Kaing Guek Eav, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2011.
How Is Life Outside After Being in Prison for Over 20 Years?
In order to prepare for my life ... prison. Many prisoners sent me good wishes as I walked over toward that gate, my bag in hand with the books that I was carrying out with me. A guard eventually stepped out to meet me at the gate, and he escorted me ...
Cambodia tribunal sentences former Khmer Rouge leaders to life in prison
The historic verdicts were announced against Khieu Samphan, the regime's 83-year-old former head of state, and Nuon Chea ... yet it had convicted only one defendant -- prison director Kaing Guek Eav, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2011.
Why Michigan has more juvenile life sentences than almost any other state
A state industry Michigan spends more than $10 million a year to house more juvenile lifers than all but one ... sentence the youth to a juvenile facility, where they would be released no later than 21, or to mandatory life in an adult prison. Many chose ...