This week, the Trial Chamber heard testimony from three witnesses: Tun Soeun, So Socheat and Sim Hao. Proceedings commenced on Monday to hear testimony from Tun Soeun, the son-in-law of Khieu Samphan followed by Khieu Samphan’s wife, So Socheat. On Wednesday and Thursday, Witness Sim Hao described his work as a soldier prior to the evacuation of Phnom Penh and his work as a laborer with the Ministry of Commerce during DK. His testimony focused on KR purges and orders allegedly given by Khieu Samphan towards the end of the DK era. The week ended with the ECCC’s first public Trial Management Meeting (TMM), during which all parties presented arguments in relation to the final documentary hearings, questioning of the Accused, closing briefs and closing statements, future trials, reparations, and pending translations.
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KRT Trial Monitor Issue No. 63 – Hearing on Evidence Week 58 (10-14 June 2013).