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Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal restarts genocide hearings
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Thursday restarted genocide hearings against the former Khmer Rouge regime's surviving leaders. Proceedings had been postponed since November, when defense lawyers refused to participat (More)
Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal postpones war crimes trial to January
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) announced Monday that the trial of two Cambodian leaders accused of committing genocide will be postponed to January 2015. Lawyers for Khieu Samphan have refused to participate in trial (More)
Khmer Rouge defense lawyers announce boycott of genocide trial
Defense lawyers for former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan announced Saturday their intent to boycott the second trial against their clients in the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) until th (More)
Ex-Khmer Rouge genocide trial opens in Cambodia
The first trial judging charges of genocide against Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime opened on Friday with the prosecutor saying it will show that Cambodians were enslaved in inhumane conditions that led to the deaths of 1.7 million people from (More)
Human rights lawyer urges ICC to investigate Cambodia officials
Human rights lawyer Morton Sklar urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website; JURIST backgrounder] on Thursday to investigate attacks in Cambodia on political opponents of Prime Minister Hun Sen . Sklar accused the Cambodian aut (More)
UN rights experts urge Cambodia to set up body to monitor detention centers
The UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) on Monday urged Cambodia to set up an independent national body to monitor detention centers in order to fulfill its international obligations under the Optional Protocol to the Convention against (More)
UN urges international community to fund Khmer Rouge tribunal
A senior UN official on Thursday urged international donors to provide financial support to Cambodia's UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) , in order to allow it to continue ongoing trials. Th (More)
Former Khmer Rouge leaders request acquittal at closing arguments
Two former leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime, "Brother Number Two," Nuon Chea, and former president Khieu Samphan, on trial before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia requested Thursday that they be acquitted of all charges (More)
Prosecutors at Khmer Rouge tribunal request life sentences for former leaders
Prosecutors at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) , on Monday requested life imprisonment in the case against two former leaders of the Khmer Rouge. T (More)
Khmer Rouge tribunal secures loan to pay striking workers
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) , the tribunal covering the Khmer Rouge [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] trials said Wednesday that it has obtained a loan to pay the overdue salaries of its workers. The USD $1.15 m (More)