Latest Developments at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: July 2019
This report summarizes recent developments at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, including the publication of the second judgement against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, and further division between the ECCC's Cambodian and international investigating judges, this time in the case against Yim Tith.
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia was established in 2004 by a joint agreement between the United Nations and the government of Cambodia, and uses a mix of international and local judges and staff. It began proceedings in 2007.
The Open Society Justice Initiative has been monitoring the work of the tribunal since 2007, as part of its work to ensure accountability for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.
Update (August 1, 2019): The Open Society Justice Initiative was recently made aware of some factual inaccuracies in the report Recent Developments at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: July 2019. The report has been removed from this website to ensure no inaccuracies are unnecessarily proliferated. A corrected version will be added to this page soon.
Recent Developments in the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia: January 2019
This brief provides an update on recent decisions and outstanding issues at the Phnom Penh based tribunal that was established with international support to try those responsible for Khmer Rouge atrocity crimes.
Recent Developments in the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia: September 2018
This briefing paper summarizes the outcome of the ECCC's investigation into charges against Ao An, an 85-year-old former Khmer Rouge commander, which resulted in two competing orders from the two investigating judges.