Press Releases

  • Statement of the International Co-Investigating Judge Regarding Case 004 On 9 December 2015, the International Co-Investigating Judge charged Mr Yim Tith with the following alleged crimes: Genocide of the Khmer Krom; Crimes against Humanity, namely murder; extermination; enslavement; deportation; imprisonment; torture; persecution against the so-called “17 April people”, “East Zone Evacuees”, Northwest Zone cadres, their families and subordinates, as well as the Khmer Krom and Vietnamese; ...
  • Mr Meas Muth charged in Case 003 Posted 14 December 2015 by ECCC On 14 December 2015, the International Co-Investigating Judge charged Mr Meas Muth with the following alleged crimes: Genocide; Crimes against Humanity, namely murder; extermination; enslavement; imprisonment; torture; persecution; other inhumane acts (inhumane treatment, enforced disappearances, forced labour, forced marriage, rape and attacks on human dignity due to conditions of detention); Grave Breaches of ...
  • ACCUSED PERSON IENG THIRITH DIES (PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE EXTRAORDINARY CHAMBERS IN THE COURTS OF CAMBODIA 22 August 2015) The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has been informed by the legal guardian that the accused person Ieng Thirith passed away at approximately 10:30 am on 22 August 2015 in Pailin, Cambodia.  Ieng Thirith, born on 12 March 1932, was ...
  • The International Co-Investigating Judge charges Ao An in Case 004 Statement of the International Co-Investigating Judge regarding Case 004 On 27 March 2015, the International Co-Investigating Judge charged Ao An with the following alleged crimes: premeditated homicide, as a violation of the 1956 Cambodian Penal Code, allegedly committed at Kok Pring execution site, Tuol Beng security centre and Wat Au Trakuon security centre; and the Crimes ...
  • Documentary film screening: Brother number one New Zealander, Rob Hamill will be doing a film screening tour of his documentary, “Brother Number One” in Sydney and Canberra. Sydney Event on 10 March 2015, 5.30 – 7pm at UNSW (Staff Common Room, Level 2, Law School). RSVP Essential Canberra Event on 11 March 2015, 6 – 8.30pm at ANU (Lecture Theatre 1, Hedley Bull ...
  • The International Co-Investigating Judge Charges Meas Muth in absentia in Case 003 Statement of the International Co-Investigating Judge regarding Case 003 On 3 March 2015, the International Co-Investigating Judge charged Meas Muth in absentia with the following alleged crimes: homicide, as a violation of the 1956 Cambodian Penal Code; Crimes against Humanity of murder, extermination, enslavement, imprisonment, persecution on political and ethnic grounds, and other inhumane acts allegedly ...
  • Statement of the International Co-Investigating Judge regarding Case 004 Statement of the International Co-Investigating Judge regarding Case 004 On 3 March 2015, the International Co-Investigating Judge charged Im Chaem in absentia with the following alleged crimes: homicide, as a violation of the 1956 Cambodian Penal Code, allegedly committed at Phnom Trayoung security centre and Spean Sreng worksite; the Crimes against Humanity of murder, extermination, enslavement, ...
  • The International Co-Investigating Judge Charges Im Chaem in absentia in Case 004 Statement of the International Co-Investigating Judge regarding Case 004 On 3 March 2015, the International Co-Investigating Judge charged Im Chaem in absentia with the following alleged crimes: homicide, as a violation of the 1956 Cambodian Penal Code, allegedly committed at Phnom Trayoung security centre and Spean Sreng worksite; the Crimes against Humanity of murder, extermination, enslavement, ...
  • The International Co-Investigating Judge Charges Meas Muth in absentia in Case 003 Statement of the International Co-Investigating Judge regarding Case 003 On 3 March 2015, the International Co-Investigating Judge charged Meas Muth in absentia with the following alleged crimes: homicide, as a violation of the 1956 Cambodian Penal Code; Crimes against Humanity of murder, extermination, enslavement, imprisonment, persecution on political and ethnic grounds, and other inhumane acts allegedly ...
  • Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Crimes Against Humanity ECCC Press Release Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Crimes Against Humanity 7 August 2014 Today, the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) found Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of crimes against humanity committed between 17 April 1975 and December 1977 and sentenced them to life imprisonment. Nuon ...

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