The Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Supreme Court Chamber yesterday called the establishment of a second panel of judges to begin hearing Case 002/02 “imperative”, and ordered the court’s trial chamber to initiate proceedings in the case “as
An October filing posted to the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s website on Wednesday could pave the way for the creation of a second panel of trial chamber judges – a measure that could allow Case 002’s next sub-trial to proceed even as the
A top UN official has issued an urgent appeal to international donors and the Cambodian government to commit sustainable funding to the Khmer Rouge tribunal.
An international court monitor has warned that the Khmer Rouge tribunal could end up “winding up its operations in disgrace” if it fails to honestly respond to the clear time, funding and political constraints that it faces.
Co-defendants Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan – regarded as the most senior surviving members of the Khmer Rouge – yesterday maintained their absolute innocence for the crimes of the regime.
Prosecution and civil party lawyers wrapped up their final rebuttals in court yesterday, ahead of the scheduled final day of closing statements in Case 002/01 today, in which the accused themselves are scheduled to take the floor.
Noun Chea’s defence lawyers at the Khmer Rouge tribunal came out fighting as expected yesterday, attacking the court for systematically failing to afford their client a fair trial, while castigating the prosecution for simplifying D
Prosecutors at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday requested the harshest possible sentence – life in prison – for co-defendants Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, saying there were “no grounds” for any lesser punishment.
Closing statements at the Khmer Rouge tribunal today were dominated by prosecutor William Smith, who spent the better part of the day meticulously outlining the active participation of the two defendants in the decision making of th
Lead co-prosecutor Chea Leang delivered the opening salvo yesterday in her team’s closing arguments at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, taking co-accused Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea to task over the brutal evacuation of Phnom Penh and the