ECCC

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28 May 2014 by Julia Wallace, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

At the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) – established to try the most responsible Khmer Rouge leaders for violations of international law and serious crimes – pragmatism is battling against due process over the two politically unpopular cases still on the court’s docket. In a schizophrenic atmosphere, Cambodian nationals and internationals are split. Lawyers are complaining that victims’ and suspects’ rights are being disregarded. 

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10 September 2014 by Stephanie van den Berg

In August, the extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) convicted two high-ranking Khmer Rouge leaders of crimes against humanity and sentenced them to life in prison. Nuon Chea, 88, and Khieu Samphan, 83, were the first top-level Khmer Rouge officials to be held accountable for the regime's crimes. IJT asked Heather Ryan, who monitors the special UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia for the Open Society Justice Initiative, about the challenges of the case and the impact of its verdict.

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08 October 2014 by Stephanie van den Berg

Lawyers for former Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea last week filed appeals against the life sentences that judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) issued in August for crimes against humanity.

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22 October 2014 by Julia Wallace

After an initial guilty verdict in August for two former Khmer Rouge leaders on charges of crimes against humanity – and strong admonitions from the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC)’s appellate judges for its trial chamber to hurry up – substantive hearings are underway in what is known as Case 002/02. 

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28 May 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT 160.

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15 April 2014

Links to articles and PDF of issue 157.

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10 September 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT 165.

 

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08 October 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT issue 167.

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22 October 2014

Links to articles and PDF of IJT issue number 168.

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