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Understanding of Extraordinary Chambers or Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Posted by khmernews on November 28, 2007

Oka

Every Cambodian aged 35 and above has gone through the sufferings of the 1975-1979 Democratic Kampuchea regime, led by Pol Pot. All the atrocities have been recorded and remembered. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cambodian Youth Find Out about Khmer Rouge Trial

Posted by khmernews on November 28, 2007

Phnom Penh: Around 200 Cambodian youth gathered in the Conference Center of World Vision to attend a youth conference on the Sustainable Network, Justice and Peace Building. The conference was held for two days from the 27th to the 29th of November with participating youth who are the volunteer network of the Khmer Youth Association from Takeo, Prey Veng, Kompong Cham, Siem Reap, Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Kompong Chnang, and Svay Rieng. Read the rest of this entry »

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Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s Psychotherapist On Standby For Ieng Sary, Ieng Thirith Prospective Fifth Suspect Khieu Samphan Leaves Phnom Penh For Pailin

Posted by khmernews on November 28, 2007

Rattannak

Several days before the arrest of Brother Number 3 Ieng Sary and his wife Ieng Thirith, they had been reported mentally ill and unable to testify at the hybrid tribunal. And one day after the arrest, the Khmer Rouge Tribunal put psychotherapist on standby to treat Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith. Meanwhile, Khieu Samphan, who is expected to be the fifth suspect, has left Phnom Penh in order to raise ducks and sell eggs in the market for Pailin. Read the rest of this entry »

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Transparency always

Posted by khmernews on November 27, 2007

Norman Henry Pentelovitch

Today, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) will hold a “directions hearing,” which is aimed at ensuring readiness for the first public hearing of the ECCC. The ECCC previously scheduled the hearing to be held in public, but it has since reversed course, and the hearing will now be closed to the public. Read the rest of this entry »

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Khmer Rouge Tribunal Holds 1st Public Hearing of Appeal By Duch

Posted by khmernews on November 27, 2007

Oka-Brewin

Angsnuol-Kandal: The Khmer Rouge Tribunal on Tuesday held its first historical hearing to scrutinise the appeal made by Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, former chief of Tuol Sleng prison, against the Co-Investigating Judges’ provisional detention order in August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ieng Sary, Ieng Thirith Insist Evidence Be Shown

Posted by khmernews on November 21, 2007

By Bopreuk

Phnom Penh: Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith, former leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime, have requested the Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s Co-Investigating Judges to show the evidence of their crimes and insisted that they be released on bail. The request is made after the Co-Investigating Judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has decided to detain both of them provisionally up to one year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Office of the Co-Investigating Judges-K Samphan Charges

Posted by khmernews on November 21, 2007

ECCC Media Update

Office of the Co-Investigating Judges-K Samphan Charges

On 19 November 2007, the Co-Investigating Judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia charged Khieu Samphan with crimes against humanity and war crimes. Following a adversarial hearing held later that same day, the Co-Investigating Judges deliberated and decided to order his provisional detention. The Orders of Provisional Detention will be posted shortly on the web site of the court (http://www.eccc.gov.kh/)

Reach Sambath
Presss Officer
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Tel: (855) 12 891 567
Fax: (855) 23 219 841
Email: reach.sambath@eccc.gov.kh, reachsambath@hotmail.com
Web: http://www.eccc.gov.kh

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Mr. Khieu Samphan was taken into the custody of the ECCC today

Posted by khmernews on November 21, 2007

DEFENCE SUPPORT SECTION

PRESS RELEASE

Mr. Khieu Samphan was taken into the custody of the ECCC today. The Defence Support Section has assigned two lawyers selected by Mr. Khieu Samphan from the ECCC List of Lawyers. They are Dr SAY Bory of the Cambodian Bar and Mr Jacques VERGÈS of the Paris Bar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith were arrested and brought before the ECCC today, 12 November 2007

Posted by khmernews on November 21, 2007

PRESS RELEASE

12 November 2007

Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith were arrested and brought before the ECCC today, 12 November 2007. They met with the Defence Support Section in order to choose their Co-Lawyers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Office of the Co-Investigating Judges-Khieu Samphan

Posted by khmernews on November 21, 2007

ECCC Media Alert:

Office of the Co-Investigating Judges-Khieu Samphan

On 19 November 2007, Khieu Samphan was brought before the Office of the Co-Investigating Judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in execution of an arrest warrant. An initial appearance will be held today during which he will be informed of the charges which have been brought against him. Further details will be available shortly.

Reach Sambath
Presss Officer
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Tel: (855) 12 891 567
Fax: (855) 23 219 841
Email: reach.sambath@eccc.gov.kh, reachsambath@hotmail.com
Web: http://www.eccc.gov.kh

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Put down the burden of the past

Posted by khmernews on November 14, 2007

PRESS RELEASE

“Put down the burden of the past”

PHNOM PENH: “Why did Khmer kill Khmer? Who was behind it? Why didn’t anyone come to help us? This should not happen again. Let us move ahead and we can build a healthy society” – these were some of the questions and sentiments at the centre of a series of public forums organized by the Center for Social Development (CSD) and the Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst (German Development Service, DED). In 2007, dialogues took place in Siem Reap, Mondolkiri, Svay Rieng, Kampong Thom, Preah Vihear, Kep, Kampot and Battambang. Read the rest of this entry »

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Information Bulletin of the Co-Investigating Judges of the ECCC

Posted by khmernews on November 13, 2007

On 12 November 2007 Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith were charged, the former for crimes against humanity and war crimes and the latter for crimes against humanity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith were arrested and brought before the ECCC today, 12 November 2007

Posted by khmernews on November 13, 2007

PRESS RELEASE

12 November 2007

Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith were arrested and brought before the ECCC today, 12 November 2007. They met with the Defence Support Section in order to choose their Co-Lawyers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Today Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith have been arrested

Posted by khmernews on November 12, 2007

MEDIA ALERT

12 November 2007

“Today Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith have been arrested in execution of an arrest warrant, delivered by the Co-Investigating Judges, for Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes as regards Ieng Sary and for Crimes against Humanity concerning Ieng Thirith. They have both been brought to the ECCC facilities. Further details will be released tomorrow.”

Reach Sambath
Presss Officer
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Tel: (855) 12 891 567
Fax: (855) 23 219 841
Email: reach.sambath@eccc.gov.kh, reachsambath@hotmail.com
Web: http://www.eccc.gov.kh

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Date Not yet Set For Hearing of Appeal by Nuon Chea

Posted by khmernews on November 12, 2007

Chan Chamnan

Ly Kim Seng, wife of Nuon Chea, former president of the National Assembly, brother number two of the Khmer Rouge regime, has recently voiced her concerns that Nuon Chea might die if he is not released. However, the Khmer Rouge Tribunal officials claimed that Nuon Chea’s health condition is normal and has been carefully checked by expert doctors such as Cambodian, French and Thai doctors. Read the rest of this entry »

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