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.
Thousands of soldiers, police officers and spectators will gather in the capital tomorrow to mark the 20th anniversary of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s win-win policy.
The UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal on Friday convicted two surviving Khmer Rouge leaders – Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan – to life imprisonment for genocide in case 002/02.
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.
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia on Nov. 16 will announce its judgement on former Khmer Rouge leaders.