Hor Namhong

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11 October 2011 by Robert Carmichael

Siegfried Blunk, the controversial German co-investigating judge, resigned from the United Nations’-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal Monday saying public comments by Cambodian politicians had made his position untenable.

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10 October 2005 by Anne-Laure Porée

Five months after the entry into force of the accord between the United Nations and the Cambodian government, there has been little sign of progress in setting up the extraordinary chambers to try former Khmer Rouge leaders. Michelle Lee, who was appointed by the secretary-general to coordinate legal assistance on 25 August, is still not in post. Kofi Annan is not set to assign international judges until the end of October. A growing number of observers are openly pessimistic about holding the trials 25 years after the fall of the Pol Pot regime.