Norway gives 1 million for Khmer Rouge trial

first_img Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) – Norway has donated 6 million kroner ($1.05 million) to the U.N.-backed tribunal trying members of Cambodia’s former Khmer Rouge regime on charges of genocide and other crimes.The tribunal announced Thursday that Norway’s total contributions now exceed $5 million. The biggest donors have been Japan with $75 million and Australia with $15 million.The tribunal is seeking justice for the estimated 1.7 million people who died due to the extremist policies of the Khmer Rouge’s 1970s rule. It has convicted the Khmer Rouge’s chief jailer and is currently trying three of its former senior leaders. The tribunal spent $141.1 million from 2006 through last year. It expects total costs of $230.7 million by its projected conclusion in 2013, and has warned that it faces severe budgetary shortfalls.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) The difference between men and women when it comes to pain Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Comments   Share   center_img Men’s health affects baby’s health too Sponsored Stories Top Stories Arizona families, Arizona farms: providing the local community with responsibly produced dairy Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementlast_img

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