The Supreme Court will decide on February 16 whether to uphold a life sentence
meted out to former Khmer Rouge commander Chhouk Rin in 2002.
sentenced for his part in leading a 1994 train robbery, in which 13 Cambodians
were murdered and three foreigners kidnapped then later killed.
earlier been set free in 2000 by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court under an amnesty
for former KR leaders.
Rin has said he would attend the hearing despite
not showing at a 2003 Court of Appeal hearing, where his conviction was upheld.