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The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam)

DC-Cam Background
DC-Cam has two main objectives: The first is to record and preserve the history of the Democratic Kampuchea (DK) regime for future generations. The second is to assemble and secure relevant original documents and materials which serve as potential evidentiary information in support of those who seek accountability for the crimes of the Khmer Rouge (KR). Maintaining the world largest repository of the KR documents, DC-Cam has taken the lead role in supplying the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) with half a million evidentiary documents and testimonial accounts of survivors of the Khmer Rouge era. Moreover, DC-Cam shares its documents with officials, scholars, and the general public in an impartial manner. These two main objectives—memory and justice—serve to build a foundation for the rule of law and a genuine national reconciliation.