Potential Duch trial drawing near

Court Report. This is the last procedural hurdle before the Office of Co-Investigating Judges (CIJ) can issue a Closing Order to send the case to trial. " />

Potential Duch trial drawing near

The Office of Co-Prosecutors is planning to file its final submissions related to Comrade Duch's case in the next few days, according to the July issue of the Court Report. This is the last procedural hurdle before the Office of Co-Investigating Judges (CIJ) can issue a Closing Order to send the case to trial.

"Whilst awaiting the Co-Prosecutors' submissions, the CIJ is prioritizing its work to ensure that the Closing Order is ready as soon as possible," according to the court's monthly newsletter. "The case is now on schedule for transfer to the Trial Chamber at the latest by early August."

Eight civil parties are expected to participate in the case and more than 20 additional applications are under consideration.      

MOST VIEWED

  • Cambodia’s image problem

    In opening remarks at a recent event, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luy David said information can be a double-edged sword. He told a European Institute of Asian Studies (EIAS) briefing seminar that the media has unfairly presented

  • PM Hun Sen says dangers averted

    Delivering a campaign speech from his home via Facebook Live on Thursday, caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen said his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) had carried the country through danger in its latest mandate. He was specifically referring to the threat of a “colour revolution”

  • Kingdom's trade deal with EU questioned before poll

    A European Union (EU) mission met with senior government officials at the Ministry of Interior on Tuesday as the 28-member bloc monitors an agreement under which Cambodian goods reach the crucial European market tariff-free. Some 10 commissioners are in the Kingdom as part of a seven-day

  • A new carrier takes off in capital

    Cambodia Airways, the latest passenger airline to enter the Kingdom, launched its first domestic flight on Tuesday. Flight KR801, carrying 145 passengers, left the Phnom Penh International Airport at 9:50am and landed in Siem Reap at 10:35am in an Airbus A319. Cambodia Airways marketing and branding