March 29, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
The Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Friday ruled that Pol Pot's former deputy Nuon Chea is fit to continue standing trial after the recent death of co-defendant Ieng Sary. The March 14 death of the Khmer Rouge co-founder renewed fears that the aging ...[read more]
March 14, 2013
by Sarah Paulsworth
Khmer Rouge Deputy Foreign Minister and co-founder Ieng Sary, who was on trial for war crimes in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) for his involvement in the killing of 1.7 million people, died Thursday at the age of 87. Sary was originally detained in November 2007 and ...[read more]
April 30, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On April 30, 2010, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC) dismissed appeals by three former Khmer Rouge officials to block the extension of their provisional detention. The three prisoners, Ieng Thirith, Ien Sary, and Khieu Samphan, were indicted on charges of genocide, war ...[read more]
November 8, 2011
by Drew Singer
The UN-backed Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Monday ruled that Ieng Sary, former deputy foreign minister of the Khmer Rouge regime is not protected from genocide charges by a 15-year-old royal pardon and amnesty. The court ruled that his amnesty does not apply to the ...[read more]
May 18, 2011
by Daniel Richey
A panel in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Monday denied a motion for pretrial release by former Khmer Rouge official Ieng Sary. Ieng, 85, served as deputy foreign minister under the Khmer Rouge regime during its reign in Cambodia from 1975-1979. Citing Rules 63(6-7... ...[read more]
September 16, 2010
by Jay Carmella
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Wednesday indicted four former Khmer Rouge leaders. The indicted leaders, Ieng Sary, Ieng Thirith, Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, have been detained since 2007 and are charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, grave breaches of th... ...[read more]
April 30, 2010
by Zach Zagger
The Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Friday dismissed appeals by three former Khmer Rouge officials to block the extension of their provisional detention. The three prisoners, Ieng Thirith, Ieng Sary, and Khieu Samphan, were arrested in November ...[read more]
December 21, 2009
by Christian Ehret
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Monday charged former Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Thirith with genocide, torture, and persecution, adding to previous charges that include war crimes and murder. Ieng Thirith, the wife of ECCC defendant Ieng Sary, served as social affairs ...[read more]
December 16, 2009
by Patrice Collins
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Wednesday issued its first genocide charges against two former Khmer Rouge leaders. Former deputy leader and chief ideologist Nuon Chea and foreign minister Ieng Sary were charged with genocide in connection with crimes allegedly ...[read more]
December 1, 2009
by Patrice Collins
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Tuesday rejected a request by lawyers for a former Khmer Rouge leader to examine two international judges for bias. Lawyers representing former minister of foreign affairs Ieng Sary sought a public hearing on the independence of Dutch ...[read more]

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