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Defence teams at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday sought to tease out seeming inconsistencies in the testimony of civil party Chou Koemlan.

ECCC in Phnom Penh
Tue, 27 January 2015

Witness says she saw KR leaders at worksite

Almost 38 years after allegedly seeing Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea as they toured her worksite, Chou Koemlan yesterday got the chance to address the former Khmer Rouge leaders, under whose regime she lost a nephew, three children an

Former Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea
Fri, 23 January 2015

Witness a ‘liar’, defence claims

The first witness of the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Case 002/02, who has given testimony alleging mass killings, torture and cannibalism at the Kraing Ta Chan security centre in Takeo, was accused by Nuon Chea’s defence counsel yesterda

Defence lawyers Anta Guisse (front left) and Victor Koppe
Thu, 22 January 2015

Horrors recalled at KR tribunal

Hundreds of people executed with swords and dumped into pits, babies bashed against trees and prison guards feasting on victims’ gallbladders were just some of the atrocities committed at the Kraing Ta Chan security centre in Takeo,

Tue, 25 November 2014

Tribunal agrees to hold up trial

After more than a month of wrangling, the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s trial chamber yesterday reluctantly gave in to Khieu Samphan and his defence team, deciding to adjourn Case 002/02 proceedings until January 8 due to their ongoing cou

Thu, 20 November 2014

Northwest support weak for 003, 004

The attendees of Khmer Rouge tribunal public outreach sessions in Oddar Meanchey and Battambang provinces over the past few days – some of them former Khmer Rouge cadres – have spoken out against the court’s government-opposed cases

Wed, 19 November 2014

Khieu Samphan holds firm on boycott

Khmer Rouge tribunal defendant Khieu Samphan yesterday refused to end his boycott of hearings in Case 002/02, calling the trial chamber on its promise to take “further measures” – including appointing new counsel – to ensure the tri

Former Khmer Rouge president Khieu Samphan
Tue, 18 November 2014

Ultimatum for KRT defence

The trial chamber of the Khmer Rouge tribunal issued an ultimatum to defendant Khieu Samphan yesterday: Instruct your counsel, by 4:30 this afternoon, to end their boycott of Case 002/02, or face the consequences.

Fri, 14 November 2014

Funds pledged for KRT wages

Prime Minister Hun Sen has promised additional payroll funding for the Khmer Rouge tribunal in a sidelines meeting at the ASEAN Summit in Myanmar’s capital city Naypyidaw, Cambodian state-run media said yesterday.

Wed, 12 November 2014

Temporary counsel eyed by KR tribunal

The Khmer Rouge tribunal appears to have taken a step towards replacing international defenders for Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea with temporary outside counsel over the objections of both the lawyers and the accused, according to a c

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