King Norodom Sihamoni has appointed Fergal Gaynor from Ireland as the new Reserve International Co-Prosecutor of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC)
Mr Muth, 81, was charged for crime against humanity
The Khmer Rouge Tribunal is now slowly wrapping up obligations, leading to concern over where its archives will be stored.
ECCC selects Megan Hirst as the new international civil party lead co-lawyer.
Proceedings against Nuon Chea, who died on August 4 at the age 93, are terminated, by the ECCC.
After spending about one month in hospital, former senior Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea, who was convicted and sentenced to life in prison over his role during the regime’s brutal rule, passed away yesterday.
Former senior Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea, who was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment over genocide, passed away this evening. He was 93.
Maureen Harding Clark from Ireland will join panel.
Judge Michael Bohlander from Germany has resigned after conclusion of case 004.
An important judicial opinion was issued late last month by a Cambodian judge of the ECCC Trial Chamber, making a valuable contribution to a debate of international significance.
Khmer Times speaks to the Indian ambassador in Cambodia H.E. Manika Jain.
In the wake of a split decision on whether or not to prosecute former Khmer Rouge official Meas Muth, the former Navy Commander yesterday said that he was just a small officer in the regime and cannot be held accountable for the atrocities committed under its rule.
November 16, 2018, is a historical date – not only for Cambodia but also for all humanity. It gives hope that all perpetrators of mass crimes, regardless of who they are, will be punished. A small step has been taken in Phnom Penh in this long march towards international criminal justice.
The trial chamber of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal was packed when the sentence in case oo2/02 was pronounced – Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea were both sentenced to life imprisonment.
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia will today announce the verdict for case 002/02 regarding the roles of Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan in the Khmer Rouge regime, ECCC spokesman Neth Pheaktra said yesterday.
Significant events demand equally great public awareness, debate, and response, but I want to encourage a broader view of the importance of this moment.
Indian government has today provided $50,000 to the National side of the Khmer Rouge tribunal for its operation in 2018.
The story titled “EU pledges millions for Khmer Rouge tribunal” incorrectly stated the EU’s commitments.
The Japanese government is granting more than $1 million of its 2017 budget to support the Khmer Rouge tribunal.