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A witness who worked on the notorious “January 1” dam site in Kampong Thom province spoke at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday about details of his job as a land surveyor for the site.

Witness Vorng Sarun (left) gives her testimony before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan
Tue, 19 May 2015

KR escapee tells court of prison conditions

A former medic, who managed to escape Takeo province’s Kraing Ta Chan security centre as invading Vietnamese forces closed in, told the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday of the dire living conditions and her husband’s death at the pris

Mon, 18 May 2015

US meeting promotes KRT understanding

As the Khmer Rouge tribunal is watched with a close eye by many in Cambodia, a US city with one of the largest Khmer populations last week held a community meeting to discuss the proceedings.

Fri, 15 May 2015

Journo to testify at KRT

Journalist Thet Sambath will be called to testify at the Khmer Rouge tribunal as a priority witness in Case 002/02, it was announced this week.

Civil party lawyer Hong Kim Suon sits in the court room at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Mon, 11 May 2015

Victim lawyers stung by cuts

Cambodian civil party lawyers representing clients at the Khmer Rouge tribunal have seen their salaries slashed in recent months, as outside funds earmarked for victim representation have dried up, attorneys say.

Fri, 8 May 2015

‘Undesirable’ describes KR era

Aek Hoeun was an “undesirable” during the Khmer Rouge regime, he told the tribunal yesterday, his image projected via satellite from his home in Battambang province.

Wed, 6 May 2015

Witness: ‘I was a good person’

The former head of Cheang Tong commune reflected on questions of morality under the Khmer Rouge regime on her second and final day of testimony before the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday.

Tue, 5 May 2015

Witness contradicts previous statements

Democratic Kampuchea leaders made “successive recommendations” to purge soldiers of the former Lon Nol regime, the Khmer Rouge tribunal heard yesterday, as a former commune chief and assistant Tram Kak district secretary sought to d

Fri, 1 May 2015

Veracity of evidence called into question

Questions of authenticity, reliability and accessibility took centre stage at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday as prosecutors and defence attorneys responded to documents each side presented detailing the Khmer Rouge’s activities

Khieu Samphan listens to opening statements in Case 002/02
Wed, 29 April 2015

Samphan breaks his silence

Former Democratic Kampuchea leader Khieu Samphan yesterday broke his silence at the Khmer Rouge tribunal and denied knowledge of events in Takeo province’s Tram Kak district and Kraing Ta Chan security centre, amid a heated spat ove