Archive for March, 2009

Mass grave with dark shirt not containing gold

Posted by khmernews on March 10, 2009

By : O’ka

Ex-Khmer Rouge cadres separately killed from ordinary people

Baray – Kompong Thom province: “In spite of bad smell, we did not dare to say what the smell was,” says Tan Lak whose house is next to gateway of Baray Chean Dek’s security office in Balunk commune, Baray district during Pol Pot’s rise to power of 1975-79’s Democratic Kampuchea (DK). Read the rest of this entry »


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Posted by khmernews on March 6, 2009



Friday 6 March 2009

Between Monday 2 March 2009 and Friday 6 March 2009, the ECCC held its 5th Plenary Session at the Cambodiana Hotel, Phnom Penh.

The principal purpose of the Plenary Session was to deliberate upon proposed amendments to thirty of the ECCC’s Internal Rules. Amendments were adopted in relation to twenty-seven of these Rules.  Many of these amendments reflect efforts at harmonisation or other minor technical improvements. Read the rest of this entry »

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OCIJ Press Release

Posted by khmernews on March 3, 2009

OCIJ Press Release

Phnom Penh, 3 March 2009

The Co-Investigating Judges have today issued an Order on Breach of Confidentiality of the Judicial Investigation (, following the publication by a Defence team of confidential documents on a web site established by them.

In response to repeated contraventions of their clear instructions, the Co-Investigating Judges have ordered that the Defence Lawyers immediately cease to publish any documents relating to the judicial investigation, other than those already published on the ECCC web site; and remove any such documents from the Defence web site within 48 hours, or face sanctions for a new offence. At the same time the Co-Investigating Judges have transmitted a copy of the order to the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the American Bar Association, the Alaska Bar and the Defence Support Section for their consideration of appropriate action. Read the rest of this entry »

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