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The Khmer Rouge tribunal last week announced a series of seminars for Cambodian law students on subjects pertaining to international law and human rights, with the aim of giving students a better understanding of the field as well a

Thu, 3 July 2014

Australia gives KRT $3 million

The Australian government has committed another $3 million to the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s international side.

Tue, 24 June 2014

KRT denies reports of judge’s exit

Judge Silvia Cartwright of the Khmer Rouge tribunal may be joining a UN investigation into alleged abuses of human rights in the Sri Lankan civil war, according to New Zealand and Sri Lankan news reports that were flatly denied by t

S-21 survivor Chum Mey (right) attends a civil party discussion yesterday in Phnom Penh
Thu, 12 June 2014

Second phase of KRT case set

The Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday set a date for the first hearing in upcoming Case 002/02, instructing parties to appear in court on July 30 to begin hammering out the particulars of how the second subtrial in the court’s flagship

Visitors walk around a display of pictures at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, also known as S-21
Fri, 6 June 2014

KR denial law sees no cases in 1st year

One year on, no one has said much at all about the Law on Refusing to Recognise Crimes Committed During Democratic Kampuchea.

Artist Phou Séra Ing’s sculptures, seen here in miniature, evoke suffering endured under the Khmer Rouge
Thu, 5 June 2014

New KRT reparations sought

With all but a verdict in Case 002/01 behind them, civil party lawyers at the Khmer Rouge tribunal are already ramping up efforts to propose a new list of reparations geared towards the victims of crimes to be tried in upcoming Case

Khieu Samphan
Fri, 30 May 2014

Tribunal sets date for verdict

Victims of the Khmer Rouge who have been waiting for justice since 1979 may only have to wait a few months more, with the court announcing yesterday that a verdict in the first subtrial of its flagship Case 002 will be read on Augus

Tue, 27 May 2014

Civil party attorney appointed

The Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday announced the appointment of French attorney Marie Guiraud to replace the outgoing Elisabeth Simonneau-Fort as international civil party lead co-lawyer.

Ieng Thirith, the former Khmer Rouge minister of social affairs, during a pretrial hearing before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in April 2010.
Fri, 23 May 2014

Ieng Thirith dependent on feeding tube: son

The health of former Khmer Rouge minister of social affairs and former war crimes tribunal defendant Ieng Thirith has deteriorated to the point that she requires oxygen and a feeding tube just to stay alive, her son said on Wednesda

Thu, 22 May 2014

Crimes out of date, claims Nuon Chea defence team

The defence for Nuon Chea on Tuesday added its support to a long-filed objection – first raised by the defence for the late Ieng Sary – arguing that the Khmer Rouge tribunal has no jurisdiction to try its client for grave breaches o