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24 September 2007 by Anne-Laure Porée

The eighty-one-year-old former right hand man of Khmer Rouge number one Pol Pot, Nuon Chea, was arrested in Pailin at dawn on September 19 and taken by helicopter to the Cambodian capital. He was brought before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), which are tasked with trying the most important Khmer Rouge leaders who ruled Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. Nuon Chea is charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes.

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24 February 2010 by -

The 100th edition of the International Justice Tribune is now available. You can read it here.

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11 October 2011 by Christian Chartier

A brilliant book by Thierry Cruvellier! Available in French - but one only can hope it will soon be translated into Khmer, English and other languages. With all due respect to the writer’s sharp pen and underlying albeit biting irony. His work reads like a novel. However, this is no fiction – unfortunately: the some 12,000 people who died in the infamous S-21 prison, managed by Duch, are real.

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24 February 2010 by Jared Ferie

When the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) hands down its first verdict in the coming weeks, it will be a landmark for a tribunal mired in allegations of political interference. It will also be a judgment on a man who admitted responsibility for torture and killings at a Khmer Rouge prison he ran, but simultaneously argued that he was following orders he could not reject.

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Dear reader, please find the latest IJT. The next issue will be published April 27th 2011.

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In this week's issue:

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06 April 2011 by -

Cambodia's UN-backed genocide tribunal is expected to dismiss two new cases against Khmer Rouge suspects in the face of ongoing political pressure, court observers say.

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), dogged by allegations of political interference and strapped for cash, has yet to announce whether it will go ahead with a third and fourth case against five unnamed members of the brutal 1975-1979 regime. 

But court monitors say a decision is expected in the next few weeks.

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25 November 2009 by -

The Khmer Rouge prison chief accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and premeditated murder will make his final statements to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) this week.  

By Karl Dowling

In attendance at the trial are survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime which killed up to 2 million people between 1975 and 1979.

The trial of former prison chief Kaing Guek Eav - better known as Duch - began in February and a verdict is expected early next year.

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28 March 2011 by -

Lawyers for former Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch called for his release on Monday, arguing at an appeal that he was only following orders when he oversaw the deaths of some 15,000 people.

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13 April 2011 by Thierry Cruvellier

March 28: The first time the appeals bench of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) appears in public session. The learned assembly of nine judges, sitting behind eighteen flat computer screens, curves like a spine.

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