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Witness Sao Van, a commune official during the Khmer Rouge regime who attended meetings presided over by the Southwest Zone’s Sector 13 chief Ta Saom, denied the existence of policies to harm Lon Nol officials and other allegedly ta

Prum Sarat appears before the ECCC to give testimony in Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan yesterday in Phnom Penh. ECCC
Wed, 27 January 2016

Ex-officer describes chain of command at KRT

Former Khmer Rouge military officer Prum Sarat continued testifying before the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday, providing details on how orde

Civil party Lach Kry testifies at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal yesterday. ECCC
Fri, 22 January 2016

Civil party recalls last days of Khmer Rouge

Civil party Lach Kry recounted his survival in the last days of Democratic Kampuchea in his statement of suffering yesterday at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, following closed sessions that extended into the afternoon.

Witness Ahmad Sofiyah appears before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia during Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan yesterday in Phnom Penh. ECCC
Thu, 14 January 2016

Survivor of Cham massacre testifies

Witness Ahmad Sofiyah, also known as “Mad So”, recounted in chilling detail the detention and execution of some 20 ethnic Cham women in Kampong Cham’s Kroch Chhmar district before the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday.

Muy Vanny appears before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia during case 002/02 yesterday. ECCC
Tue, 12 January 2016

Chams sent to infamous security centre: witness

Witness Muy Vanny described the roundup and disappearance of ethnic Cham villagers at the Wat Au Trakuon security centre at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal yesterday, telling the court he had later heard that those taken away were killed.

Khieu Samphan appears at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal during the first day of appeal hearings last month.
Tue, 29 December 2015

Appeals to resume in February at KRT

The Khmer Rouge tribunal has set a new date for the resumption of appeal hearings in Case 002/01 following a contentious walkout by defence

The accused Khieu Samphan (left) follows trial proceedings at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in Case 002/02 earlier this year.
Tue, 15 December 2015

VN invasion recalled at KRT

The Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday heard about both the persecution of ethnic Vietnamese under the Democratic Kampuchea regime and the beginnings of that regime’s fall at the hands of Vietnamese invaders in 1978.

Prum Sarun gives his testimony before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia during Case 002/02 on Tuesday in Phnom Penh.
Thu, 10 December 2015

Witness recalls massacres at KRT

Massacres of Vietnamese in Battambang and Siem Reap provinces were recounted yesterday at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, as the court continued to hear evidence on the alleged genocide of the ethnic group under Democratic Kampuchea.

Ta Tith (left) and his wife, Ung Ken pose for a photo in 2011.
Wed, 9 December 2015

Suspect charged in KRT's Case 004

Charges of genocide, crimes against humanity, grave breaches of the Geneva Convention and homicide were brought against Yim Tith, alias “Ta Tith”, by international co-investigating judge Michael Bohlander at the Khmer Rouge tribunal

Prum Sarun gives his testimony before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia yesterday in Phnom Penh during Case 002/02.
Wed, 9 December 2015

Persecution of Vietnamese recounted at KRT

Parties continued to explore the alleged existence of a Khmer Rouge policy to target the ethnic Vietnamese as testimony continued in the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Case 002/02 yesterday.

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