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One of the many forced weddings that took place under the Khmer Rouge
Fri, 31 October 2014

The ties that still bind

Thirty-five years after the collapse of the Khmer Rouge regime, the spectre of its forced marriage campaign lives on in modern day Cambodia, stalking its victims and even affecting current relationships, according to new findings on

Khmer Rouge Brother No 2 Nuon Chea (centre) in the ECCC courtroom in August
Wed, 29 October 2014

Chea team reaffirms boycott

The defence for Nuon Chea yesterday brushed off a trial chamber warning for misconduct, and reiterated its commitment to an ongoing boycott of the proceedings in Case 002/02 in a closed-door meeting at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, acco

Khieu Samphan (centre) sits with co-lawyers Arthur Vercken (right) and Anta Guisse (left) before the pronouncement of the verdict
Wed, 22 October 2014

Work ethic focus of KRT hearing

In a closed-door meeting yesterday, the Khmer Rouge tribunal discussed assertions from the Khieu Samphan defence that it has insufficient resources to both attend hearings in the recently begun Case 002/02 and simultaneously prepare

Khieu Samphan (left) and Nuon Chea in court at the Khmer Rouge tribunal in August
Mon, 20 October 2014

No end in sight for boycott

Defence teams representing former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan in a new trial revolving around genocide charges say their boycott of the tribunal will continue indefinitely.

Fri, 17 October 2014

KRT civil parties say reparations benefit NGOs, not victims

Four civil parties to the Khmer Rouge tribunal – who said they represented the interests of more than 1,400 civil parties in the court's Case 002 – yesterday condemned the body's commitment to "collective and moral" reparations rath

Tue, 14 October 2014

Lawyers fire back at Nuon Chea defence

The prosecution at the Khmer Rouge tribunal has issued a response a motion by the Nuon Chea defence team to disqualify the current trial chamber judges on grounds of bias, saying the motion is founded on shoddy reasoning, and should

Fri, 10 October 2014

Civil parties want to make opening statement

Lawyers representing civil parties at the Khmer Rouge tribunal on Wednesday filed an "urgent request" that they be allowed 45 minutes to make an opening statement when the court's upcoming Case 002/02 begins on October 17.

Judges (back row) stand before the pronouncement of the verdict in Case 002/01 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in August
Tue, 7 October 2014

Judges targeted in new filing

The trial chamber judges of the Khmer Rouge tribunal have exhibited a consistent pattern of judicial bias and warrant immediate disqualification from the upcoming Case 002/02, according to a 50-page filing from the Nuon Chea defence

Tue, 30 September 2014

Nuon Chea, Khieu Samphan appeal verdicts

The Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan defence teams formally appealed the verdict in the recently wrapped Case 002/01 at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday, with each laying out myriad grievances with the lengthy trial that saw the two de

Judges (back row) stand before the pronouncement of the verdict in case 002/01 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Fri, 19 September 2014

Former international judge resparks KRT bias debate

Questions of judicial bias have long dogged the Khmer Rouge tribunal, often as a matter of legal and academic debate.

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