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Cambodian Bar Association President Accuses International Judges of Stalling the Adoption of the Internal Rules

Posted by khmernews on March 30, 2007

Two officials from the Cambodian Bar Association (CBA) said the same that the bar’s decision on fees for foreign lawyers in Cambodia does conform to the joint articles of the lawyers and that the fees are the same as those Cambodian lawyers have to pay for the CBA. Read the rest of this entry »

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Denouement Awaited in Discussion about Internal Rules

Posted by khmernews on March 30, 2007

Rules Committee which is in charge of making rules for the Extraordinary Chamber in the Courts of Cambodia will complete its discussion tomorrow and there will be a press conference as well if a suitable breakthrough is found. In contrary, the ECCC will issue a simple press release in case the deadlock cannot come to an end. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cambodian Lawyers Receive Trainings on International Criminal Law

Posted by khmernews on March 30, 2007

After their long disagreements, the Cambodian Bar Association (CBA) and the Defense Support Unit (DSU) of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) are becoming close again and planning a training course on the international criminal law which will be held from the 12th to the 16th of March 2007, under the support from International Bar Association. Read the rest of this entry »

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Khmer Rouge Tribunal Witnesses Worry about Their Safety, Security and even Revenge Taken on Them

Posted by khmernews on March 30, 2007

Witnesses of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal are concerning about their security, especially about the revenge by the former Khmer Rouges. Read the rest of this entry »

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Foreign Lawyer Registration Fees Become another Obstacle to Adopting the Internal Rules

Posted by khmernews on March 30, 2007

Phnom Penh: Whilst the previous obstructions of passing the internal rules have been solved, high cost of the foreign lawyer registration has become a new obstacle to block the process of adopting the important internal rules for the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Witness Will Recall [Past] Memories to Judges

Posted by khmernews on March 30, 2007

At invitation of the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam), Mr. Rath Ben, Program Coordinator of Inter-Cultural Psychiatry for Refugees in Oregon State of the United State of America, has been staying in Cambodia for two weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

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PM Hun Sen Disagrees with Bones Cremation

Posted by khmernews on March 30, 2007

The Prime Minister Hun Sen, head of the government of Cambodia, again does not approve with the idea of cremating the bones and skulls of the victims during the Khmer Rouge regime while the Khmer Rouge trial is progressing. For the PM Hun Hen, these bones and skulls are important evidence for the process of the tribunal. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Khmer Rouge Trial Is Still Insecure

Posted by khmernews on March 30, 2007

It is not different from what observers have said that the Khmer Rouge trial still hasn’t escaped from danger although there is a statement made by [the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia] that the disagreements have been solved. Read the rest of this entry »

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Big Brother 2 Is in Best Health and Mood But His House Being Watched Strictly

Posted by khmernews on March 29, 2007

Sala Krau—Pailin: Noun Chea, big brother 2 and former president of the Khmer Rouge National Assembly, is having the “best” health and mood. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Khmer Rouge Trial: Cambodian Justice Depends on $5,000

Posted by khmernews on March 29, 2007

Phnom Penh: The process of the Khmer Rouge trial is now in a precarious stage when there is a confrontation between the Cambodian Bar Association and international judges who have shown the possibility of their withdrawal [from the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia] if there is no solution for the problem of non-Cambodian lawyer fees made. Read the rest of this entry »

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International Co-Prosecutor Worries about the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Which Cambodians Do Not Believe

Posted by khmernews on March 29, 2007

A Canadian Robert Betit, who has been appointed to be a co-prosecutor in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, has shown his concern about the Khmer Rouge Tribunal and that Cambodians do not believe in the court.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Justice and National Reconciliation in the Khmer Rouge Trial Process

Posted by khmernews on March 29, 2007

Whilst the Khmer Rouge tribunal has been on the difficult road to the prosecution and trial for the former leaders of the Democratic of Kampuchea regime, a number of civil society organizations have been working very hard to organize public forums in order to allow the people to express their ideas concerning such a historical trial. Read the rest of this entry »

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Why Are Witnesses Afraid of Revenge?

Posted by khmernews on March 29, 2007

Despite the protection and the claim from a parliamentarian of Pailin (once a place controlled by the Khmer Rouge) that all former Khmer Rouges will obey law, some witnesses of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal are afraid that the [former] Khmer Rouges will take revenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Justice Police Training Finishes Today

Posted by khmernews on March 29, 2007

While the Khmer Rouge Tribunal has been stuck [with the internal rules], there is another event progressing. It’s a training course for “justice police” whose tasks are to arrest the Khmer Rouge accused people. In the first training course which will finish by today, there are 31 trainees. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cambodian Judges Complains about OSJI’s Accusation

Posted by khmernews on March 15, 2007

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) requested the American-based organization called Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) on Friday to adjust its statement on corruption of Cambodian officials in the Khmer Rouge Trial. Read the rest of this entry »

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