Mr. Em Oeun, the third Civil Party to testify in this case, continued his testimony this week. The Defense Teams probed seeming inconsistencies in his testimony, such as the dates and chronology of events he recounted. They also asked about aspects of his medical training background, in light of testimony that was apparently inconsistent with information he had provided on his Victim Information Form. At the end of his testimony, he reasserted the truth of his statements, and pleaded for understanding for his confusion. The Trial Chamber then called in a new witness, Mr. Norng Sophang, the head of a telegram translation unit in Phnom Penh during DK. He provided an interesting account of the highly-secretive communications process between lower levels and the KR leaders, as well as the administrative structure of the telecommunications sector at that time.
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KRT Trial Monitor Issue No. Issue 34 – Hearing on Evidence Week 29 (27-29 August 2012) corresponds with Facing Justice Episode 32.
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