+4:3 Khmer Rouge leaders face crimes against humanity tribunal

(27 Jun 2011) SHOTLIST POOL ++4:3++ 1. Wide of judges arriving at court ++MUTE++ 2. Wide of judges in courtroom 3. Mid of judge speaking 4. Mid of 84-year-old Nuon Chea, former No. 2 of the Khmer Rouge regime, wearing dark glasses, and woollen hat 5. Mid of 79-year-old former Head of State of the Khmer Rouge regime, Khieu Samphan (wearing headphones) 6. Mid of former Foreign Minister during the Khmer Rouge regime, Ieng Sary, 85 7. Mid of 79-year-old Ieng Thirith (wearing glasses), Sary's wife and former Minister for Social Affairs during the Khmer Rouge regime 8. Wide of accused in court 9. SOUNDBITE: (Khmer) Nuon Chea, 84-year-old, former No. 2 of the Khmer Rouge regime: (followed by translation in English) "I'm not happy with this hearing." 10. Wide of court POOL ++4:3++ 11. Mid of Nuon Chea speaking to the court before standing up to leave 12. Wide of the tribunal 13. Mid of Ieng Sary 14. Mid of Ieng Thirith 15. Mid of Khieu Samphan, with his lawyer, Jacques Verges, sitting in foreground (right of screen) 16. Wide of public viewing area AP TELEVISION ++16:9++ 17. Wide of Jacques Verges, Samphan's lawyer, walking outside court during break 18. SOUNDBITE: (French) Jacques Verges, Khieu Samphan lawyer: "I don't trust justice, especially when it's politically motivated." 19. Wide of Nuon Chea's lawyer, Michiel Pestman 20. SOUNDBITE: (English) Michiel Pestman Nuon Chea's lawyer, "It looks like they (the tribunal) are looking for confirmation of the charges and they are not interested, seriously interested, in the story that our client wants to tell." 21. Mid of people walking down steps of court building 22. SOUNDBITE: (Khmer) Cheok Pon, 72-year old Cambodian whose brother and mother were killed under the Khmer Rouge: "After listening to the trial of Nuon Chea, Khieu Samphan, Ieng Sary, and Ieng Thirith, I feel happy about it because they are the senior leaders who are responsible for the deaths of a lot of people." 23. Wide of reporter outside court AP TELEVISION ++16:9++ 24. Wide of 39-year-old Theary Seng (second from left on screen), president of the Association of Khmer Rouge Victims in Cambodia, with other relatives of victims 25. Mid of relatives of victims 26. Mid of Seng with 44-year-old Ly Monyroth, son of a Khmer Rouge victim, who lost 21 family members during the Khmer Rouge regime (he was eight years old at the time) 27. SOUNDBITE: (English) Theary Seng, President, Association of Khmer Rouge Victims in Cambodia: (answering the question: 'What would you ask the four accused if you were given the opportunity to do so?') "Why? Why do they think they can experiment with the lives of my mum, of my father, of my aunt of my uncle, and two (m) million other Cambodians? What gave them that right to play with lives so easily? Do they think, did they really think that they are gods?" 28. SOUNDBITE: (Khmer) Ly Monyroth, son of Khmer Rouge victim: "When this case is finished, I want to see justice resulting in the highest possible way." 29. Wide of Phnom Penh street scene 30. Wide of tuktuk driver Chheong Pheng washing his vehicle 31. SOUNDBITE: (Khmer) Chheong Pheng, 38-year old Cambodian Tuktuk driver, VOX POP: "Whenever there is a Khmer Rouge trial, I feel happy because they killed my father in front of my mum, and also saw it with my own eyes." 32. Wide of Phnom Penh street scene STORYLINE Now elderly and infirm, the four top surviving leaders of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime went on trial before a United Nations-backed court in Phnom Penh for the first time on Monday, facing justice three decades after their plan for a communist utopia left an estimated 1.7 (m) million people dead. The four accused sat side by side, without handcuffs. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/ec4baa1ec7d3a85e193c8b13e1d36f23 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork


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