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Chea is ‘legally innocent’

The defense lawyer for the late Khmer Rouge Brother Number Two Nuon Chea claimed on Wednesday that his death rendered him “legally innocent”. Hence, Doreen Chen called on the Supreme Court Chamber of the UN-backed Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) to declare ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-kr-tribunal/chea-legally-innocent

‘No more Khmer Rouge leaders left to stand trial’

Friday’s verdict in the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan has been hailed as “historic” for “Cambodia and all humanity”, while Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said no further cases of its kind would be brought to court. “There are ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/no-more-khmer-rouge-leaders-left-stand-trial

‘Historic’ Khmer Rouge tribunal Case 002/2 verdict to be delivered

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) are to deliver the verdict on Friday, in the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, in a pronouncement hailed as a “historic event for Cambodia and the world”. The verdict from ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-kr-tribunal/historic-khmer-rouge-tribunal-case-0022-verdict-be-delivered

Women lack full rights at Appeal Court

The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) has released an observational report on the rights of woman defendant’s at the Appeal Court, claiming that many weren’t granted due process. Having monitors attend 453 trials from December 2016 to June this year, CCHR found that there ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/women-lack-full-rights-appeal-court

EU donates €3.5M to the KR Tribunal

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) announced on Monday that the European Union (EU) has pledged a total of €3.5 million ($4.1 million) to support it in 2018, according to its press officer, Neth Peaktra. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/eu-donates-eu35m-kr-tribunal

Japan Provides US$1.22 Million to ECCC

The Government of Japan has recently disbursed an amount of US$1,221,818 as its 2017 Fiscal Year contribution to the United Nations component of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). ...

Khan Sophirom
http://www.akp.gov.kh/?p=106960

Japan donates $1.1 million to tribunal

Japan, the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s largest donor to date, has contributed a further $1.12 million to its international component, the tribunal said on Tuesday in a statement. ...

Mayuri Mei Lin​
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/32642/japan-donates--1-1-million-to-tribunal/

Report examines KRT legacy

As parties prepare for Case 002/01 appeal hearings, set to resume on Tuesday, a new report by the Open Society Justice Initiative examines the legacy of the Khmer Rouge tribunal, identifying political interference and insufficient outreach as the court’s primary shortcomings. ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/report-examines-krt-legacy

Police ignored another arrest warrant for Meas Muth

A second arrest warrant for former Khmer Rouge navy commander Meas Muth was ignored by judicial police last month, a declassified document released Monday by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia shows. ...

George Wright and Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/police-ignored-another-arrest-warrant-for-meas-muth-87422/

Gov’t ignored arrest warrant for accused war criminal

Judicial police ignored an arrest warrant for former Khmer Rouge navy commander and accused war criminal Meas Muth, putting the government in breach of the rules of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, declassified documents released by the tribunal Wednesday show. ...

Holly Robertson and Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/govt-ignored-arrest-warrant-for-accused-war-criminal-85795/

At unveiling of s-21 Stupa, ambassador calls on youth

At a ceremony to inaugurate a new stupa at Phnom Penh’s Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum on Thursday, German Ambassador Joachim Baron von Marschall urged young Cambodians to be less reluctant to speak openly about the Khmer Rouge era, noting that it was Germany’s youth in ...

Aun Pheap and Maria Paula Brito
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/at-unveiling-of-s-21-stupa-ambassador-calls-on-youth-80841/

Cambodia needs more British investors: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Friday that the country wanted to see more British investors in order to further contribute to developing local economy and reducing poverty. The premier made the remarks during a meeting with visiting British Minister of State at the Foreign and ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=197529

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