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JOINT STATEMENT OF NGOS

Posted by khmernews on December 16, 2008

JOINT STATEMENT OF NGOS
Appealing to all ECCC stakeholders to take further actions for its success

PHNOM PENH, 15 December 2008:  We are members of civil society actively engaged in supporting and monitoring the work of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (“ECCC” or “Court”).  A majority of the community outreach work and work with victims of the Khmer Rouge has been done by NGOs, largely due to our commitment to the ECCC and what it stands for.  All efforts are designed to help the Court to meet its own goal to provide justice for Cambodians for atrocities committed during the Khmer Rouge time in accordance with internationally recognized fair trial standards. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press Release

Posted by khmernews on December 16, 2008

On the 5 December 2008, the Pre-Trial Chamber rendered its Decision on the appeal of the Co-Investigating Judges’ Closing Order against Kaing Guek Eav (alias Duch). Since the Trial Chamber is now seized of this case, the ECCC wishes to provide the following information with regards to the next steps in the proceedings:

1°) According to Rule 80 of the Internal Rules, the Co-Prosecutors have 15 days to submit to the Chamber a list of witnesses and experts they intend to summon. From the notification of this list, the Accused and/or any Civil Party will also have 15 days to submit additional lists of witnesses and experts; Read the rest of this entry »

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Khmer Rouge Tribunal asks for US$ 50 million for 2008-2009

Posted by khmernews on December 8, 2008

The UN-backed Khmer Rouge Tribunal (KRT) has announced it will split its request for additional funding into three stages, with the first stage-from 2008-2009- to cost donors US$50 million. Read the rest of this entry »

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