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Bosnian Lawyer Appointed for KRT Suspect Ta Tith

As the judicial investigation in two politically sensitive cases draws to a close, the Khmer Rouge tribunal announced Tuesday that a Bosnian lawyer has been appointed to represent crimes against humanity suspect Ta Tith.

Judge Removes Case 003 Suspect’s Lawyers

A U.N. judge at the Khmer Rouge tribunal has issued a confidential order to remove the team of lawyers representing former Khmer Rouge navy chief Meas Muth, who is under investigation for war crimes in a case staunchly opposed by the Cambodian government.

Vietnamese Shop Near Protest Site Looted by Demonstrators

Three days ago, Sok Min, 27, was the proprietor of a coffee shop in Pur Senchey district that earned him a comfortable income of $500 to $600 per month. Now he owns only an empty building filled with shards of glass and trash.

Activist Monks, NGO Workers Held After Preah Vihear Protest

Prominent activist monk But Buntenh, head of the Independent Monk Network for Social Justice, was arrested in Preah Vihear province on Thursday, along with another monk and three NGO staffers who had traveled to the province to support a group of ethnic Kuoy villagers protesting the loss of their farmland.

Explaining the Factory Faintings

Chanthul felt darkness fall over her face. Sy Ten became dizzy and asked for some Tiger Balm to dab on her head. Sovanny's head...

Duch Wanted Personal Psychologist for Trial

Former S-21 prison commandant Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, requested a psychologist to assist him with the “severe emotional distress” that might arise from...

KR’s Ieng Thirith Freed, Returns Home

Pol Pot’s former Minister of Social Action Ieng Thirith, 80, was released from the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s detention facility yesterday afternoon into the custody...

KR Tribunal Witnesses Secretly Interviewed by Court Investigators

Defense lawyers at the Khmer Rouge tribunal have raised concerns that at least two key witnesses were secretly interviewed "off the record” by investigators...

David Chandler’s Testimony Continues at KRT

The 1975 evacuation of Phnom Penh was not a historical aberration, but a well-established military tactic that had its origins in pre-colonial Southeast Asian...

‘Mini-Trials’ Mixed Blessing For Khmer Rouge Victims

Genocide, war crimes, torture, persecution, forced labor, mass executions: The horrific litany of crimes alleged to have been committed by the Khmer Rouge leaders...

You Bunleng Fights Back Against Swiss Judge’s Accusations

Cambodian Co-Investigating Judge You Bunleng yesterday issued a powerful riposte to his Swiss counterpart's attack on Cambodian court officers last week, welcoming the resignation...

‘Researcher’ Duch Publishes First Scholarly Compendium on KR

Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, surprised observers this week during testimony as a witness in the Khmer Rouge tribunal's second case by referring several...

Old Revolutionaries Spar in Drama-Filled Day at KR Tribunal

In four hours of testimony yesterday, Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, told the Khmer Rouge tribunal that he had reported directly to the regime's...

Scathing Indictment of Dysfunction at KRT From Swiss Judge

Reserve Co-Investigating Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet has released a damning report that details numerous acts of alleged misconduct and interference by Cambodian court staff at...

Old Revolutionaries Spar in Drama-Filled Day at KR Tribunal

In four hours of testimony yesterday, Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, told the Khmer Rouge tribunal that he had reported directly to the regime's...

Swiss Judge Quits KR Court Citing Opposition

Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet resigned from the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday claiming that his Cambodian counterpart at the war crimes court had stymied his attempts...

Build Duch A Private Cell, Gov’t Tells KRT

The Interior Ministry's general department of prisons has asked the Khmer Rouge tribunal to fund the construction of a private jail cell for war...

Cambodian KRT Staffers Give Notice Over Unpaid Salaries

Several months into the worst fi­nancial crisis in the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s history, the entire Cam­bo­dian staff of the Pre-Trial Chamber and Trial Chamber...

For KRT’s Pre-Trial Judges, Split Decision After Split Decision

The Khmer Rouge tribunal's Pre-Trial Chamber (PTC) issued yet another split ruling yesterday, marking the sixth time since October that the chamber's international and...

Exclusive Interview with KRT Reserve Investigating Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet

The Khmer Rouge tribunal's Reserve Investigating Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet was thrust into the spotlight in October after the surprise resignation of his predecessor, Siegfried...

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