Legal and judicial reform

Development and assistance for judicial reform

China MoU to help ‘reform’ judiciary

China has signed an agreement to assist the Kingdom with judicial reforms and to share expertise in overhauling such systems, though one international expert yesterday cautioned that China shouldn’t be considered “a model for justice reform in Cambodia”. ...

Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-mou-help-reform-judiciary

Judiciary allowances to see major increase

The top judge and prosecutor in Cambodia’s judiciary will see their allowances rise 300 per cent to $2,500, while those in lower courts are also in for significant hikes, according to a decree released yesterday. ...

Mech Dara and Shaun Turton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/judiciary-allowances-see-major-increase

Orphanage closed following accusations of sex

Three boys and a girl, one of whom is disabled, were removed from a Phnom Penh orphanage on Tuesday after its main donor accused its director of physical abuse and sexual misconduct. ...

Buth Kimsay and Maria Paula Brito
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/orphanage-closed-following-accusations-of-sex-86486/

UN to review documents relating to Meas Muth

The U.N. plans to “review” a slew of newly declassified documents that show that judicial police ignored an arrest warrant for Khmer Rouge navy commander and accused war criminal Meas Muth, according to the U.N.’s special expert on the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of ...

Holly Robertson
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/un-to-review-documents-relating-to-meas-muth-86199/

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