The purpose of this law is to bring to trial senior leaders of Democratic The statute of limitations set forth in the Penal Code shall be extended for an. ECCC Law & Procedure. Agreement to Establish an Independent Counsellor (pdf ). Law on the Establishment of the Extraordinary Chambers (pdf). Agreement. Negotiating History and Analysis of ECCC Law. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia* by David Scheffer, Mayer Brown/Robert A. Helman.

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Archived from the original PDF on 3 July Initially, Kang Kek Iew was sentenced to 35 years imprisonment. Both the Pre-Trial Chamber and the Trial Chamber are composed of three Cambodian and two international judges, while a Supreme Court Chamber is made up of four Cambodian judges and three international judges.

In June statutd, the international Co-Prosecutor Robert Petit resigned from his assignment due to “personal and familial reasons”.

The list below details the counts against each individual indicted in the Court and his or her current status. Died on 22 August ; proceedings had been suspended; released under judicial supervision on 16 September because “unfit to stand trial” due to illness [38].

Ststute of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. His hearings began on 17 September and concluded on 27 November The judges were sworn in early July Germany has donated in total 1. This support and protection can be either physical protection for providing key testimony, or emotion support in the form of psychiatric help and assistance.

Similar allegations of political pressure have been alleged in case InWtatute Chea reached an agreement with the Cambodian Government which allowed him to live near the Thai border. Cayley was appointed as new international Co-Prosecutor, and his Cambodian co-prosecutor is Ms.


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Victims have the opportunity to actively participate in judicial proceedings through Complaints and Civil Parties, and they can seek collective and moral reparation.

The Office of Administration oversees the Budget and Finance, Information and Communication Technology, Security and Safety, General Services, Public Affairs, ztatute Personnel units of the ECCC and is responsible for supporting and facilitating the judicial process through the effective, efficient and coordinated provision of services. Retrieved 26 April Kang Kek Iew was the first of the five brought before the tribunal.

Allegations against Thirith include crimes against humanity, genocide and breaches of the Geneva Convention. Archived from the original on 11 October On 7 Augusthe received a life sentence for crimes against humanity.

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The Cambodian court invites international participation in order to apply international standards. Many international critics say these closings evcc from a reluctance by the Cambodian government to try Khmer Rouge officials who managed to switch alliances towards the end of the conflict.

The OCP also statkte in the judicial investigations second investigatory stagefiling Supplementary Submissions as necessary when new facts come to light and original allegations require additions or amendments.

Serving sentence of life imprisonment [31].

Khmer Rouge Tribunal

The New York Times. After international co-investigating Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet Swiss left his job unexpectedly, it cast more doubt on the court’s ability to pursue more cases such as Case and against the ailing Khmer Rouge leaders.

On 26 Julythe tribunal found Kang Kek Iew guilty of crimes statut humanity, and grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions. To date, three have been convicted and all sentenced to life imprisonment.

The ECCC has received broad public support.

Archived from the original on 10 June Retrieved 14 June A victim applying to participate in Case was rejected because the judges claimed her psychological harm to be “highly unlikely to be true” and through a narrow definition of “direct victim”, determined her an indirect victim in the case.


There are also Reserve judges who may be called upon to serve. He was arrested and put into custody in G the efcc of counts of the crime of genocideH the number of counts of crimes against fcccW the number of counts of war crimesDCP the number of counts of destruction of cultural property, and CAD the number of crimes against diplomats.

Seven areas of relevance resurfaced frequently during Kang Kew Lew’s trial: He was arrested on 12 November for crimes against humanity, genocide and violations stztute the Geneva Convention.

Ieng Thirith died in August The court has also been criticized for its rejections of victim applications. Furthermore, the ECCC has been criticized for its general stagnancy in relation to its finances. Serving sentence of life imprisonment in Cambodia [34]. It is considered a hybrid court, as the ECCC was created by the government in conjunction with the UN, but remains independent of them, with trials held in Cambodia using Cambodian and international staff.

Due to Cambodia’s predominantly French legal heritage, investigations are performed by the Investigating Judges, who will conduct investigations and submit a closing order stating whether or not the case will proceed to trial.

The Khmer Rouge regime took power on 17 April and was overthrown on 7 January Ieng Sary was arrested on 12 November statutr Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.