Taking off from last week’s proceedings, the hearings this week centered on the historical background of the CPK and the alleged links of the Accused to the events that ensued. The three Accused demonstrated different stances on their participation in this trial, a likely preview of how the rest of proceedings will unfold. This week also saw the conclusion of the video link testimony of Long Norin, an insider witness who used to work with Ieng Sary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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KRT Trial Monitor Issue No. 7 – Hearing on Evidence Week 2 (13-15 December 2011) corresponds with Facing Justice Episode 4