The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), Supreme Court Chamber’s Appeal Judgment in Case 001 of Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch was published on Monday. Duch, who oversaw the S-21 (Tuol Sleng) Khmer Rouge prison in Phnom Penh was sentenced to life imprisonment. Duch was the sole individual indicted as part of case 001, the first [...]
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On 19 March 2012, the ECCC Trial Chamber resumed proceedings in Case 002 against Nuon Chea, Ieng Sary and Khieu Samphan. Accused Nuon Chea was allowed to deliver a short oral submission, during which he blamed other actors (particularly the US and Vietnam) for the events in Cambodia and asked the Chamber to broaden the [...]
by Alex Bates The Supreme Court Chamber has recently announced the final appeal judgment in the case against Duch at the ECCC in Cambodia. This particular model of ‘hybrid’ international criminal tribunal has been under intense and increasing criticism for most of its nearly six-year existence. The most serious complaints have been allegations of undue [...]
By Alexandre Prezanti On 3 February 2012, the Supreme Court Chamber (“SCC”) at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (“ECCC”) issued its judgement on appeal in the case of Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch (“Duch Case”). This was the first Final Judgement issued by the hybrid court in Phnom Penh. Much academic ink [...]