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Nearly 4,000 may be civil parties in Case 002

Nearly 4,000 may be civil parties in Case 002

The Khmer Rouge tribunal is considering 3,993 applications from prospective civil parties to Case 002, according to a press release issued yesterday. United Nations court spokesman Lars Olsen said judges at the court were in the process of determining the admissibility of the applications, but could not provide an updated figure for those already accepted. The court said in February that 250 applicants had been accepted as of the end of last year.

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