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Traditional Chams Cling Proudly to Old Ways

kompong chhnang province - The struggle for the souls of Cam­bodia’s Muslims on Wednesday came down to cake. It is the anniversary of the Prophet...

Civil Parties Ruling Goes to Heart of ECCC’s Role

Judges at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cam­bodia will be entering uncharted legal waters Thursday, when they rule on whe­ther civil parties...

Defense Teams Ask KR Tribunal To Evaluate Clients’ Mental Fitness

Defense lawyers for Ieng Sary and Nuon Chea have formally asked the Khmer Rouge tribunal to evaluate whether their clients are fit to stand...

DC-Cam Team Searching for KR Complainants

For the last week, Terith Chy has been trudging through Kompong Thom province villages following a frail historical thread. Team leader at the Docu­mentation Center...

7 Weeks’ Pay Left for ECCC’s Cambodian Staff

Some 200 Cambodian staff at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia learned Tues­day that their salaries are only guaranteed for seven more...

Time, Money, Politics To Decide KR Suspect List

Five defendants are behind bars at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, and prosecutors are now preparing to identify more suspects. The...

Many Factors To Decide KR Suspect List

Five defendants are behind bars at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, and prosecutors are now preparing to identify more suspects. The...

News Anchor Refuses To Cover KR Tribunal

Soy Sopheap, the well-known CTN news anchor, said Monday that he is boycotting coverage of the Khmer Rouge tribunal. “I will stop reporting what is...

Lawyer: ECCC Press Rules Stricter Than Most

The Khmer Rouge tribunal has the potential to exert stricter control over journalists than the domestic courts of Cambodia, media lawyer Mike Fowler said...

Aware of Risks, Gov’t Supports Exporting Labor

Thav Voeun, 25, had never seen the sea. “Somalia,” which is where he’d end up, was a word he’d never heard. A native of Pursat...

First Foreign Lawyer Authorized for KR Victims

German attorney Silke Studzin­sky on Friday became the first foreign lawyer authorized to represent vic­tims before the Khmer Rouge tribunal. Studzinsky, who was sworn...

Long Pursuit of Justice Leads Lawyer to ECCC

Cambodian attorney Say Bory, now representing former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Sam­phan before the Extraor­dinary Chambers in the Courts of Cam­bodia, has...

Long Pursuit of Justice Leads Lawyer to K Rouge Tribunal

Cambodian attorney Say Bory, now representing former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Sam­phan before the Extraor­dinary Chambers in the Courts of Cam­bodia, has...

Concerns Arise Over Witness Protection at ECCC

The witness support section of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia has no director, and court watchers are raising fresh concerns about...

US Group Blasts Handling of Nuon Chea Motion

The Open Society Justice Initiative, a New York-based court monitoring group, has criticized judges at the Khmer Rouge tribunal for their brusque treatment of...

Duch’s Visits to KR Sites Were Filmed: Judges

A private film crew recorded former Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav’s secret visits to Choeung Ek and Tuol Sleng last week, the...

Tensions Mount Between ECCC Officials, Media

The Cambodian story that raced across the world last week was of former Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, weeping at...

ECCC, Journalists Clash Over Tribunal Access

Police questioned a foreign re­porter for several hours Wed­nesday and erased digital photographs she had taken of Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav,...

Duch Returns to S-21, Clairifies Role as Chief

Former Tuol Sleng prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, aka Duch, on Wednesday led victims, witnesses, and Khmer Rouge tribunal officials through the grisly halls...

Duch To Revisit Choeung Ek Graves and Tuol Sleng Prison

There are already plenty of ghosts at Tuol Sleng, and Wed­nesday the prison’s former director Duch, himself almost ethereal after 20 years in hiding...