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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)
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)
Cambodia's judicial system criticized by rights organizations
Cambodia is misusing its judicial system in order to suppress dissent and thereby undermine justice, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday amid two court rulings against three individuals. In the first case, the Court of Appeals of Cam (More)
Cambodia court sentences rights activist to 20 years in prison
A prominent Cambodian radio broadcaster and rights activist was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment on Monday after being convicted of insurrection and inciting rebellion against the state. Mam Sonando, 71, runs the independent Beehive radio station (More)
Cambodia genocide tribunal releases former Khmer Rouge leader
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Sunday released the former "First Lady" of the Khmer Rouge regime, Ieng Thirith. The court ruled that due her degenerative illness, said to likely be Alzheimers, she should be released (More)
Cambodia genocide tribunal rules Khmer Rouge leader unfit to stand trial
The trial chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) ruled Thursday that the sister-in-law of former Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot is not mentally competent to stand trial, ordering her release. The tribunal held that Ien (More)
Cambodia genocide tribunal announces declassification of war crimes trial documents
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) , Cambodia's UN-supported war crimes tribunal, announced Thursday that it would declassify more than 1,700 documents including "victims' 'confessions' and biographies, witness statements, (More)
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