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Ex-Khmer Rouge leader 'Duch' dies at 77
Former Khmer Rouge leader Kaing Guek Eav, known as "Duch", died in prison on Wednesday at age 77. The Trial Chamber of The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) convicted Kaing in 2010 of multiple counts of war crimes and crimes aga (More)
India government repeals special constitutional provisions, ends Kashmir autonomy
India's government introduced a bill in the upper house of parliament on Monday to cement the revocation of the special constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir, a conflict-hit region claimed by both India and Pakistan. The move came hours after th (More)
Pennsylvania governor rejects proposed congressional map
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday told the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that he rejects the new proposed congressional map submitted last week by House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jeffers (More)
India territory ratifies tax consitutional amendment amid protests
The Puducherry (former Pondicherry) Legislative Assembly ratified [Indian Express report] the Goods and Services Tax (GST) constitutional amendment passed [Diplomat report] by the Parliament of India earlier this month amid a walkout staged by the (More)
Impediments to Justice and Recognition in the Khmer Rouge Tribunals
JURIST Guest Columnist Yvonne Y. Kwan, doctoral candidate of sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, discusses the politics surrounding the Khmer Rouge genocide tribunals ...Political narratives of pain and suffering are most often con (More)
HRW: Cambodia government obstructing Khmer Rouge court
Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported on Thursday that the refusal by the government of Cambodia to pay staff at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) , is an attempt to undermine efforts to bring former (More)
Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal staff goes on strike
Approximately 100 staff members at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) , went on strike Sunday in protest of unpaid wages. More than 250 staff members, including judges, prosecutors and interp (More)
UN SG: Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal needs funding
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) , is running out of money, threatening its survival. Ban urged international donors to provide financ (More)
ECCC releases full text of Khmer Rouge leader appeal judgment
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 (More)
UN SG urges Cambodia to cooperate with new genocide tribunal judges
A spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged the Cambodian government to give its full cooperation to the new judges that will eventually be appointed to investigate the genocide during the Khmer Rouge regime . The statement (More)
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