This week the Trial Chamber successfully heard two witnesses and one Civil Party in the Case 002/02 segment on security centers and internal purges. All three people were called to testify on the Phnom Kraol Security Center, but also provided evidence on a range of other issues. First Witness Bun Loeng Chauy testified about his role as a combatant during the Democratic Kampuchea (DK) regime and discussed the fate of his relatives who were sent to the Phnom Kraol Security Center. Next, Witness Sao Sarun, the former Secretary of Sector 105 in Mondulkiri Province, testified via video-link from Trapeang Prasat District, Oddar Meanchey Province. Sao Sarun has previously testified in Case 002/02 in relation to Au Kanseng Security Center. Finally Civil Party Sun Vuth testified about his detention at Phnom Kraol Security Center and the loss of his parents, siblings and other relatives during the DK regime.
KRT Trial Monitor No. 49 – Hearings on Evidence Week 46 (28-31 March 2016)