November 25, 2014
by Ashley Hogan
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) announced Monday that the trial of two Cambodian leaders accused of committing genocide will be postponed to January 2015. Lawyers for Khieu Samphan have refused to participate in trial proceedings before the appeal from the decision at ...[read more]
October 18, 2014
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
Defense lawyers for former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan announced Saturday their intent to boycott the second trial against their clients in the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) until the lawyers have had time to appeal the men's ...[read more]
October 17, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
The first trial judging charges of genocide against Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime opened on Friday with the prosecutor saying it will show that Cambodians were enslaved in inhumane conditions that led to the deaths of 1.7 million people from starvation, disease and execution. Khieu Samphan, ...[read more]
August 7, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
The Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) found former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of crimes against humanity committed between 17 April 1975 and December 1977. They were sentenced to life imprisonment. As the first top-level ...[read more]
November 1, 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen
Two former leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime, "Brother Number Two," Nuon Chea, and former president Khieu Samphan, on trial before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia requested Thursday that they be acquitted of all charges, as closing arguments in their trial began. Both ...[read more]
October 21, 2013
by Peter Snyder
Prosecutors at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), on Monday requested life imprisonment in the case against two former leaders of the Khmer Rouge. The former leaders, Nuon Chea, also known as "Brother Number 2," and Khieu Samphan, the ...[read more]
October 16, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Wednesday began hearing closing arguments in the case against two former Khmer Rouge leaders. Nuon Chea, also known as "Brother Number 2," and Khieu Samphan, former head of state, are accused of leading the Khmer regime, which caused ...[read more]
March 29, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
The Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Friday ruled that Pol Pot's former deputy Nuon Chea is fit to continue standing trial after the recent death of co-defendant Ieng Sary. The March 14 death of the Khmer Rouge co-founder renewed fears that the aging ...[read more]
June 29, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Friday found the defense team of Nuon Chea, the Khmer Rouge's chief ideologist, guilty of misconduct. The decision came a week after a verbal warning that was given to the defense counsel for misconduct such as " ...[read more]
November 21, 2011
by Jennie Ryan
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on Monday officially opened the trial of three former Khmer Rouge officials charged with crimes against humanity, breach of international law and genocide. Prosecutors began their opening statements in the trial against Nuon Chea, the ...[read more]

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