This week’s proceedings marked the beginning of the reception of evidence for Case 002. Pursuant to the Trial Chamber’s Severance Order dated 22 September 2011, the first segment of Case 002 is limited to the reception of evidence on the history of Democratic Kampuchea, the roles of the Accused prior to and during DK, the first and second phase of forced movement as alleged in the Indictment and the crimes related thereto, unless there exists “exceptional circumstances” when the Chamber will allow questioning on all aspects of Case 002.
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KRT Trial Monitor Issue No. 6 – Hearing on Evidence Week 1 (5-9 December 2011) corresponds with Facing Justice Episode 3
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