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STATEMENT OF THE ACTING INTERNATIONAL CO-PROSECUTOR

Posted by khmernews on September 9, 2009

8 September 2009

STATEMENT OF THE ACTING INTERNATIONAL CO-PROSECUTOR

Submission of Two New Introductory Submissions

Yesterday, the Acting International Co-Prosecutor filed with the Office of the Co-Investigating Judges the Second and Third Introductory Submissions so that judicial investigations are opened into the criminal acts alleged therein. This filing was done in accordance with the directions given by the Pre-Trial Chamber in its Considerations Regarding the Disagreement Between the Co-Prosecutors Pursuant to Internal Rule 71 (Disagreement No. 001/18-11-2008-ECCC/PTC), received by the Co-Prosecutors on 2 September 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th Plenary Session of the ECCC Commences Monday 7 September 2009

Posted by khmernews on September 9, 2009

03 September 2009

RESS RELEASE

6th PLENARY SESSION OF THE ECCC
COMMENCES MONDAY 7 SETEMBER 2009

Between 7 and 11 September 2009, the ECCC will hold its 6th Plenary Session at the ECCC Main Courtroom, National Road 4, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

This Plenary Session will discuss proposed amendments to the Internal Rules concerning the conduct of ECCC proceedings, including rules relating to, amongst other things, protective measures, rules of evidence, deadlines for Civil Party applications, measures designed to expedite proceedings once a Closing Order is appealed, and procedure before the Supreme Court Chamber. The Plenary Session will also, in advance of Case 2, discuss proposed directions of change to the current model of victim participation. This discussion, which will be limited to concepts only, will seek a mandate to adapt the current Civil Party model to the requirements of mass crimes and the specific Cambodian context. Read the rest of this entry »

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ECCC:Press Release

Posted by khmernews on September 2, 2009

PRESS RELEASE

2 September 2009

The Acting Director of the Office of Administration has in accordance with the applicable provisions in the ECCC law, the Agreement between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the United Nations and the Court’s Internal Rules,  forwarded “Considerations of the Pre-Trial Chamber Regarding the Disagreement Between the Co-Prosecutors Pursuant to Internal Rule 71” to the two Co-Prosecutors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press Release : Appointment of Acting International Co-Prosecutor

Posted by khmernews on September 1, 2009

31 August 2009

Press Release  : Appointment of Acting International Co-Prosecutor

On 29 August 2009, the Supreme Council of Magistracy of Cambodia, upon the nomination of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, appointed, as an interim measure,  Mr. William Smith (Australia) as the Acting International Co-Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.  His appointment shall be effective 1 September 2009.  This appointment has been made pending the decision on the permanent replacement for the current International Co-Prosecutor, Mr. Robert Petit, whose resignation takes effect on the same date. Two nominations for the permanent replacement have been forwarded by the Secretary-General to the Royal Government of Cambodia for a decision by the Supreme Council of Magistracy. Read the rest of this entry »

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