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The Power of Dance: Recounting Forced Marriage during the Khmer Rouge period

Phka Sla

A woman sitting next to me in a dance performance, I realize, is crying. It is hard to tell at first because she holds her body so still but tears pour down her weathered face.  Her hands trembled slightly as they clutch a tissue. As she watches the dancers swirl around the stage, she was overwhelmed, stood up and left.

Hearing their voices: Radio show helps Cambodians explore the legacy of the Khmer Rouge

Chhun Phanapha

The suit jacket that Chhun Phanapha is wearing is such a bright shade of pink that it seems to be glowing. It is the first thing you notice about her when you walk in the room.

Silence in the pagoda: reconciling the Khmer Rouge regime with the present

Pich Vin and Meas Sokhom

The silence in the pagoda is almost deafening. Under a clutch of trees a group of children are playing but they seem to make only a little more noise than the long lengths of tangerine fabric hanging to dry in the breeze, and they disappear soon after we arrive.

Trial Chamber heard evidence on forced marriage and rape

Hearing of 30 August 2016  
 
Starting 22 August 2016, the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) began hearing evidence on the trial topic of Regulation of Marriage, including charges of forced

Meet the Court: Ms. Lourdes Vano, Human Resources Assistant, HRMS

The Meet the Court initiative of the Public Affairs Section is an attempt to give more insight to the inner workings of the ECCC, by interviewing some of the staff members working behind the scenes.

Human Resources Assistant Ms. Lourdes Vano had humble beginnings back in her home country, the Philippines. Now she helps in recruiting the best talents to work here at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.

Meet the Court: Mr. Bunleng Cheung , Conference Interpreter, Interpretation and Translation Unit

The Meet the Court initiative of the Public Affairs Section is an attempt to give more insight to the inner workings of the ECCC, by interviewing some of the staff members working behind the scenes.

We invite you to meet them.

Conference interpreter Mr. Bunleng Cheung certainly knows what true behind-the-scenes work means. Usually hidden inside the courtroom's interpretation booths, Bunleng utilizes his incredible ability to simultaneously interpret the proceedings from Khmer to English (and vice-versa) in a high-speed and precise manner.

Meet the Court: Ms. Noyel Ry, Case Manager, Defence

The Meet the Court series of the Public Affairs Section was started with a goal: to highlight and celebrate the diverse stories and backgrounds of the people who contribute their knowledge and skills to the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.

In light of the court's continued efforts to achieve its objectives, everyone's role and impact here at the ECCC matters.

Meet Ms. Noyel Ry, a smart and driven professional whose dream of making a lasting impact in her own country through the justice system has led her to work for the Defence team here at the ECCC.

Meet the Court: Mr. Thomas Vigier, Intern, Supreme Court Chamber

The Meet the Court series of the Public Affairs Section was started with a goal: to highlight and celebrate the diverse stories and backgrounds of the people who contribute their knowledge and skills to the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.

In light of the court's continued efforts to achieve its objectives, everyone's role and impact here at the ECCC matters.

Meet the Court: Mr. Chanthy Em, Library Assistant, Court Management Section

The Meet the Court series of the Public Affairs Section continues to highlight and celebrate the diverse stories and backgrounds of the people who contribute their knowledge and skills to the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.

Today we are pleased to feature Mr. Chanthy Em, Library Assistant under the Records and Archives Unit of the Court Management Section here at the ECCC.

Meet the Court: Mr. Roger Phillips, Legal Officer, Trial Chamber

Mr. Roger Phillips discusses his role as a Legal Officer at the Trial Chamber, his motivations to work at the ECCC, and a brief insight of what it's like to relocate to Cambodia to pursue a legal career.
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