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New KRT judges to be appointed


The appointment process for two new international co-investigating judges at the Khmer Rouge tribunal was moving forward swiftly, the UN secretary-general’s special expert said yesterday.
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David Scheffer
, who serves as special expert for the tribunal, told the Post the appointment process to re-staff the office investigating two government-opposed, Khmer Rouge-era cases was “well under way”.

“I anticipate further developments in early May,” Scheffer, the former US ambassador-at-large for war crimes, said via email.

Scheffer, who was appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in December, will arrive in Phnom Penh later this week.

International co-investigating judge Siegfried Blunk quit the tribunal in October, and his reserve, Swiss national Laurent Kasper-Ansermet steps down on Friday.

To contact the reporter on this story: Bridget Di Certo at bridget.dicerto@phnompenhpost.com

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