On 8 August 2008, Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch was indicted in Case 001. The trial took place between 30 March and 17 September 2009. On 26 July 2010, the Trial Chamber found Duch guilty of crimes against humanity and grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions of 1949. He was sentenced to 35 years of imprisonment. On appeal, the Supreme Court Chamber overturned the sentencing decision and sentenced Duch to life imprisonment. Learn more»
On 15 September 2010, four defendants were indicted in Case 002: Nuon Chea, Khieu Samphan Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith. Proceedings against Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith were terminated following the former’s death and the latter’s unfitness to stand trial. Case 002 was subsequently divided into two trials. On 7 August 2014, in Case 002/01, , Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were found guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life imprisonment. On 23 November 2016, the Supreme Court Chamber quashed parts of the trial judgement but confirmed the sentence of life imprisonment. The evidentiary hearings of Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan concluded on 11 January 2017 with the closing statements held from 13-22 June 2017. Learn more»
In March 2015, the International Co-Investigating Judge charged Meas Muth in Case 003. On 2 June 2015, the investigation against another suspect, Sou Met, was terminated following his death. On 10 January 2017, the International Co-Investigating Judge concluded the judicial investigation in Case 003. Learn more»
Three individuals have been charged in Case 004: Im Chaem, Ao An and Yim Tith. Case 004 was subsequently severed into three case files, one for each charged person. On 22 February 2017, the Co-Investigating Judges dismissed Case 004/01 against Im Chaem. On 20 July 2017, the International Co-Prosecutor filed the notice of Appeal against the Co-Investigating Judges’ closing order in Case 004/01 to the Pre-Trial Chamber. On 16 December 2016, the Co-Investigating Judges concluded investigation against Ao An in Case 004/02 . The judicial investigation against Yim Tith in the residual Case 004 continues.