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The first witness of the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Case 002/02, who has given testimony alleging mass killings, torture and cannibalism at the Kraing Ta Chan security centre in Takeo, was accused by Nuon Chea’s defence counsel yesterda

Defence lawyers Anta Guisse (front left) and Victor Koppe
Thu, 22 January 2015

Horrors recalled at KR tribunal

Hundreds of people executed with swords and dumped into pits, babies bashed against trees and prison guards feasting on victims’ gallbladders were just some of the atrocities committed at the Kraing Ta Chan security centre in Takeo,

Tue, 25 November 2014

Tribunal agrees to hold up trial

After more than a month of wrangling, the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s trial chamber yesterday reluctantly gave in to Khieu Samphan and his defence team, deciding to adjourn Case 002/02 proceedings until January 8 due to their ongoing cou

Thu, 20 November 2014

Northwest support weak for 003, 004

The attendees of Khmer Rouge tribunal public outreach sessions in Oddar Meanchey and Battambang provinces over the past few days – some of them former Khmer Rouge cadres – have spoken out against the court’s government-opposed cases

Wed, 19 November 2014

Khieu Samphan holds firm on boycott

Khmer Rouge tribunal defendant Khieu Samphan yesterday refused to end his boycott of hearings in Case 002/02, calling the trial chamber on its promise to take “further measures” – including appointing new counsel – to ensure the tri

Former Khmer Rouge president Khieu Samphan
Tue, 18 November 2014

Ultimatum for KRT defence

The trial chamber of the Khmer Rouge tribunal issued an ultimatum to defendant Khieu Samphan yesterday: Instruct your counsel, by 4:30 this afternoon, to end their boycott of Case 002/02, or face the consequences.

Fri, 14 November 2014

Funds pledged for KRT wages

Prime Minister Hun Sen has promised additional payroll funding for the Khmer Rouge tribunal in a sidelines meeting at the ASEAN Summit in Myanmar’s capital city Naypyidaw, Cambodian state-run media said yesterday.

Wed, 12 November 2014

Temporary counsel eyed by KR tribunal

The Khmer Rouge tribunal appears to have taken a step towards replacing international defenders for Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea with temporary outside counsel over the objections of both the lawyers and the accused, according to a c

Nuon Chea (right) sits with lawyer Victor Koppe
Tue, 4 November 2014

Chamber, defence face off on boycott

The trial chamber of the Khmer Rouge tribunal has ordered defence teams – currently boycotting hearings in Case 002/02 – to appear in court starting on November 17 or face the consequences, according to a ruling made public yesterda

Tue, 4 November 2014

DC-Cam to make KRT records public

Hinting at a larger debate over records at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) announced yesterday that it would make court documents available to the public at its offices in Phnom Penh as a “bac

This month 20 years ago...

1994-12-30 07:00
KR crippled in four key provinces
1994-12-30 07:00
German said to be dead
1995-01-13 07:00
RAC brokers say "nothing fishy"
1994-12-30 07:00
Thailand continues rare art trade
1994-12-30 07:00
Massacre reports discounted
1994-12-30 07:00
...but already KR feeling the pinch