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Through this site you can find information  in the following forms:

KRT Trial Monitor Website: This Site informs about the newest developments in the ongoing trials before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), also known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal (KRT). It is hosted by KRT trial monitors of the Asian International Justice Initiative (AIJI) who follow all hearings and publications by the court. The monitors give real-time updates through twitter, post on this site, issue in depth weekly reports and periodical analytical reports, assist the production of a weekly TV and radio show and host a facebook site.

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) was established by Agreement between the United Nations and the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia, and signed in June 2003. The Court is mandated to try senior leaders and those most responsible for committing serious crimes in Cambodia between 17 April 1975, and 6 Januar 1979, also known as the period of “Democratic Kampuchea”. It has been especially established as part of the Cambodian judicial system and is composed of Cambodian and international judges, prosecutors and staff, applying both Cambodian and international law when investigating, prosecuting and trying alleged perpetrators of the crimes.

Trials: At the time of writing (November 2011) the Court is seized with two trials: In Case 001 against Kaing Guek Eav, alias “Duch”, the trial is awaiting the Supreme Court Chambers decision on the appeals; in Case 002 against Nuon Chea, Ieng Sary, Khieu Samphan and Ieng Thirith the opening statements before the Trial Chamber have commenced on 21 November 2011.

Find out more:
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Duch Trial
Trial of Nuon Chea, Ieng Sary, Khieu Samphan and Ieng Thirith

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