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]
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 8, 2013
by Taylor Gillan
A senior UN official on Thursday urged international donors to provide financial support to Cambodia's UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), in order to allow it to continue ongoing trials. The ECCC, a hybrid court established in 2001 to try ...[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]
September 18, 2013
by Max Slater
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the tribunal covering the Khmer Rouge trials said Wednesday that it has obtained a loan to pay the overdue salaries of its workers. The USD $1.15 million loan from UN donors will cover unpaid salaries for 140 workers who have been on ...[read more]
September 9, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
Andrew Cayley, the international prosecutor for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the tribunal covering the Khmer Rouge trials, announced Monday that he is resigning effective September 16 for personal reasons. Cayley joined the staff of the UN-backed ECCC in 2009. ...[read more]
September 5, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported on Thursday that the refusal by the government of Cambodia to pay staff at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), is an attempt to undermine efforts to bring former Khmer Rouge leaders to justice. The agreement ...[read more]
September 1, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
Approximately 100 staff members at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), went on strike Sunday in protest of unpaid wages. More than 250 staff members, including judges, prosecutors and interpreters, have not been paid since June of this ...[read more]
August 30, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), is running out of money, threatening its survival. Ban urged international donors to provide financial support to keep the tribunal running. Due to ...[read more]

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