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The trial chamber of the Khmer Rouge tribunal issued an order to legal teams on Tuesday, setting deadlines for the provision of lists of proposed witnesses – among other documents – and hinting that Case 002/02, which still has no o

People attend the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia during a session of the Khmer Rouge trials
Tue, 8 April 2014

KRT proposal draws criticism

In its order outlining the second phase of Case 002 last week, the Khmer Rouge tribunal left open the fate of leftover crimes that won’t be heard in the coming sub-trial.

Mon, 7 April 2014

Court sets case scope

The Khmer Rouge tribunal has settled on the scope of the next segment of Case 002, laying a broad foundation for a trial that will see charges of genocide, forced marriage and the persecution of Buddhists – among others – levelled a

Fri, 21 March 2014

Court translators hit hard by budget cuts

While the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s substantially trimmed 2014-2015 budget is intended to put an end to the perennial fiscal woes faced by the court, a source inside the tribunal said yesterday that the deep staffing cuts have left one

Thu, 20 March 2014

KRT trims budget by millions

After seven years of rising costs and regular funding shortfalls, the Khmer Rouge tribunal is trimming its fiscal sails.

Fri, 14 March 2014

Japan tops up tribunal

Japan, the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s top international donor, has disbursed another $1.83 million to the court, embassy officials have said, bringing that nation’s total contributions to more than $80 million.

Wed, 12 March 2014

KRT grants consent for Thai travel

The trial chamber of the Khmer Rouge tribunal has granted former defendant Ieng Thirith – ex-Khmer Rouge minister of social affairs and wife of her late co-defendant Ieng Sary – permission to travel to Thailand for medical treatment

Nuon Chea during the trial hearing in Case 002 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Tue, 25 February 2014

Doctors centre stage at KRT

The Khmer Rouge tribunal’s trial chamber has ordered a physical and psychiatric assessment of Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea with the aim of determining whether the octogenarian defendants are fit to stand trial as Case 002 transitions

Mon, 24 February 2014

KRT civil party co-lawyer Simonneau-Fort to bow out

International civil party lead co-lawyer Elisabeth Simonneau-Fort announced her resignation from her position at the Khmer Rouge tribunal on Friday, saying that she will continue work on Case 002/01 for three more months, but will n

Wed, 19 February 2014

Controversial Case 004 gets new international attorney

The Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday announced the assignment of a new international defence attorney to a suspect in the court’s government-opposed Case 004, just days after a court monitoring group blasted the tribunal for blocking