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.
14 years old: Too young for life in prison?
Then, two years ago, the court ruled that it is unconstitutional to impose life sentences on juveniles ... with the group. "No one is excusing the fact of what happened," she said. "What we are saying is: Did these two young men engage in thought processes ...
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 ...
Madoff Is Sentenced to 150 Years for Ponzi Scheme
Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison ... sentence “demonstrates real concern for the harm caused by Madoff to so many victims.” He added, “Am I surprised? Yes, to a degree — but I strongly suspected that the sentence would be tantamount to a ...
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.