Victims of Sexualized & Gender Based Crime

 

  • Forced marriages- Seven couples decide to renew their vows Youth for Peace (YFP) organized for the second time a remarriage ceremony for seven couples who were forced to be married under the Khmer Rouge. Last year, a ceremony for five couples was held. ‘Only ‘Lovers’ left alive- Forced to marry under a genocidal regime-Seven couples decide to renew their vows’ by Dene-Hern Chen, Al Jazeera
  • ECCC Hears More About Vietnamese Treatment The Cambodia Daily, December 4 2015, by PETER FORD The Khmer Rouge tribunal on Thursday finished hearing testimony from civil party Prak Doeun, 73, who had told the court on Wednesday how a group of ethnically Vietnamese women and children, including his own wife and son, had been brutally killed by the regime. Under questioning from lawyers for ...
  • Marriages, executions described at tribunal The Phnom Penh Post, Friday, 4 December 2015 Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon A civil party and a witness described the Khmer Rouge’s institution of forced marriages and the disappearances of ethnic Vietnamese, respectively, in testimony at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday. Nuon Chea defender Victor Koppe questioned civil party Prak Doeun about his attendance at a forced marriage ceremony ...
  • Civil Party testifies on Killing of his Ethnic Vietnamese Family Members On 2 December 2015, a civil party testified about the killing of his ethnic Vietnamese wife and family and forced marriage. The questioning continued on 3 December 2015.
  • A Study about Victims’ Participation at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and Gender-Based Violence under the Khmer Rouge Regime A Study about Victims’ Participation at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and Gender-Based Violence under the Khmer Rouge Regime. By Judith Strasser, Thida Kim, Silke Studzinsky, Sopheap Taing Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Cambodia
  • Study Details KR Abuse of Transgender People The study, carried out by Kasumi Nakagawa, a Japanese professor of gender studies at Pannasastra University in Phnom Penh, contains interviews with 48 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, uncovering for the first time the sexual and emotional abuse inflicted on sexual minorities under the Pol Pot regime and fills an important gap about Gender ...
  • Sexual Violence Against Ethnic Minorities During the Khmer Rouge Regime Recently, the Cambodian Defenders Project published a research report authored by Dr Rochelle Braaf on sexual violence against ethnic minorities during the Khmer Rouge regime. The report documents the crimes of sexual violence experienced or witnessed by ethnic Vietnamese, Khmer Krom and Khmer Island and Cham survivors of the Khmer Rouge era, and concludes that the research findings indicate that ethnic minorities ...
  • Comments in Response to International Co-Prosecutor’s Supplementary Submission in Case 004 Requesting the Investigation of Sexual or Gender-Based Violence By Silke Studzinsky, Former International Counsel for Civil Parties before the ECCC, 31 May 2013 Recently, the International Co-Prosecutor Nicholas Koumjian requested the Co-Investigating Judges to investigate sexual violence in Case 004, which encompasses forced marriage and other forms of sexual violence outside of the context of forced marriages.  See the ECCC Press Release of 24 April ...
  • Comments in Response to the Inclusion of Sexual Crimes in Case 002/2 By Silke Studzinsky, Former International Counsel for Civil Parties before the ECCC The new severance order determining the scope of the case 002/02 eventually gives victims of sexual crimes a voice. This is coming late. These crimes could and should have already been part of case 002/01. Nevertheless, the victims of these crimes welcome this step ...
  • “Many of My Family Have Changed Their Minds About Me Now” – Interview with SOU Sotheavy Sou Sotheavy was recently awarded the David Kato Vision and Voice Award in Germany for her work in advocating LGBT rights. The 74-year-old tells us about surviving the Khmer Rouge, living with HIV and her dreams for equality in Cambodia Interview by: Amanda Saxton   Photography by: Thomas Cristofoletti Originally published: South East Asia Globe, 8 April ...

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