April 9, 2012
by Jamie Davis
The Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Monday released the full text of its appeals judgment in the case of Kaing Guek Eav, also known as "Duch." Case 001,, which was the first case before the ECCC, was originally decided by the Supreme Court ...[read more]
February 3, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Friday sentenced Kaing Guek Eav, also known as "Duch," to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity and violation of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. In a supermajority decision, the Supreme Court Chamber... ...[read more]
August 12, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On August 12, 2008, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) issued a closing order to officially indict former Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, on charges of crimes against humanity and violations of the Geneva Conventions. Kaing is the first suspect ...[read more]
August 6, 2010
by Daniel Richey
Former Khmer Rouge official Kaing Guek Eav, also known as "Duch," has hired Cambodian lawyer Kang Ritheary to replace his previous lawyer, according to documents released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) Friday. Kaing fired his international co-counsel, Maitre Roux, ...[read more]
July 27, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
A spokesperson for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC) confirmed Tuesday that former Khmer Rouge official Kaing Guek Eav, also known as "Duch," intends to appeal his conviction. Kaing's lawyer informed the court of the appeal shortly after Monday's verdict, without stating ...[read more]
July 9, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) announced Friday that former Khmer Rouge leader Kaing Guek Eav, more commonly known as "Duch," has fired his international lawyer, just weeks before the court is expected to render a judgment in the case. Kaing cited a lack of confidence ...[read more]
November 28, 2009
by Amelia Mathias
Accused former Khmer Rouge leader Kaing Guek Eav, more commonly known as Duch, unexpectedly asked to be released at the close of his trial on Friday. His request before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) was a complete departure from his previous conduct, as he... ...[read more]
August 21, 2009
by Benjamin Hackman
A verdict is expected by early 2010 in the trial of former Khmer Rouge official Kaing Guek Eav, a spokesperson for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) confirmed to JURIST Thursday. Kaing, also known as Duch, is the first senior official of the Khmer Rouge, the co... ...[read more]
June 15, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
Kingdom of Cambodia v. Kaing Guek Eav, Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, June 15, 2009. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.Cambodia v KGE... ...[read more]
June 15, 2009
by Tere Miller-Sporrer
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) ruled Monday that former Khmer Rogue leader Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, has been detained unlawfully for the past 10 years, but denied a defense request for his release. The defense had requested the release for the dur... ...[read more]

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