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Corruption Allegations at Khmer Rouge Court Must Be Investigated Thoroughly

Corruption allegations leveled at Cambodian judges and court officials at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia must be investigated thoroughly, writes the Open Society Justice Initiative.

February 14, 2007
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Urgent Action Needed on Rules for Khmer Rouge Court

Urgent action is needed to ensure the timely adoption of rules to govern the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia according to the Open Society Justice Initiative.

January 29, 2007
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Public Defenders from Seven Nations Gather for Training

Over 30 public defenders from seven countries gathered for a workshop on improving public defense services convened by the Open Society Justice Initiative.

January 24, 2007
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Khmer Rouge Court Session Highlights Need for More Active International Engagement

Setbacks at a meeting of judges and staff at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia last week highlighted the challenges facing the tribunal, the Open Society Justice Initiative reports.

November 28, 2006
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Ta Mok's Death Underscores Need for Prompt Khmer Rouge Trials

The death last Friday of Ta Mok, the notorious butcher of Cambodia's killing fields, highlights the urgency of effective prosecutions by the war crimes court which launched operations this month in Phnom Penh, reports the Open Society Justice Initiative.

July 24, 2006
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Open Society Justice Initiative Trains Lawyers in Combating Torture

Lawyers from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan join international human rights law experts this week for a practical seminar on strategic litigation to combat torture and ill-treatment organized by the Open Society Justice Initiative.

June 23, 2006
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Justice Initiative Hails Adoption of Rules for Khmer Rouge Trials

The quest for justice in Cambodia advanced significantly when judges for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia announced their agreement on internal rules to govern the court's operations, the Open Society Justice Initiative said today.

June 13, 2006
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Announcement of Judges is Major Advance for Khmer Rouge Tribunal, but Unmet Needs Remain

The appointment of judges and prosecutors to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia is a major step toward establishing the court that will try the architects of Cambodia's killing fields, according to the Open Society Justice Initiative.

May 04, 2006
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