On 19 December 2019, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia will issue its decision on the Appeals against the Co-Investigating Judges’ Closing Orders in Case 004/2.
On 16 August 2018, the International Co-Investigating Judge issued an Indictment sending AO An for trial while on the same day the National Co-Investigative Judge dismissed all charges against him.
The Pre-Trial Chamber was seised of the Appeals lodged by the National Co-Prosecutor and the Co-Lawyers for the Charged Person, on 14 December 2018 and 19 December 2018, respectively, against the Closing Order (Indictment), issued by the International Co-Investigating Judge, and the Appeal lodged by the International Co-Prosecutor on 20 December 2018 against the Order Dismissing the Case against the Charged Person, issued by the National Co-Investigating Judge.
On 19, 20 and 21 June 2019, the Pre-Trial Chamber held a hearing in Case 004/2 to hear the arguments of the Parties.
The Pre-Trial Chamber’s decision will be available at: www.eccc.gov.kh