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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.

An audience watches statements being delivered at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in Phnom Penh during Case 002 in 2011
Thu, 4 September 2014

Charity begins elsewhere

As the Khmer Rouge tribunal was mired in budget woes in August last year – five months after unpaid national staff walked out on the job and weeks before they would do so again – David Scheffer, the UN’s chief court fundraiser, trav

Wed, 3 September 2014

New evidence for Nuon Chea appeal

Nuon Chea's defence team is requesting that the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Supreme Court Chamber investigate new evidence as it weighs the team’s appeal against their client’s life conviction in August, according to a filing posted yest

Tue, 2 September 2014

KRT judge appointed

The Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday announced the appointment of former reserve trial chamber judge Claudia Fenz to replace outgoing judge Silvia Cartwright, whose resignation took effect yesterday.

Former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan (center) talks to his lawyer in the courtroom at the ECCC in Phnom Penh
Thu, 31 July 2014

New hearings begin

Evidentiary hearings in the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Case 002/02 could come hot on the heels of the August 7 verdict in Case 002/01, starting as early as “late September”, parties to the proceedings confirmed at the case’s initial hea

A group of Cambodian men and women wait to take part in a mass wedding ceremony organised by Khmer Rouge
Wed, 30 July 2014

KRT’s second sub-trial to begin

The first hearing of the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Case 002/02 was to be held today, marking the start of the sub-trial in which the gravest charges levied against the Democratic Kampuchea regime’s senior-most leaders will be heard.

Mon, 21 July 2014

Legacy building: KRT seminars eye nation’s law students

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

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