Case 004

On 7 September 2009, the international Co-Prosecutor filed two Introductory Submissions, requesting the Co- Investigating Judges to initiate investigation of  five additional suspected persons. These two submissions have been divided into what is known as Case files 003 and 004.
Case 004 is currently under investigation by the Co-Investigating Judges. Thus far, no persons have been charged and the identity of the three suspects remains confidential.
The investigation in Case 004 is focused on the follwing alleged crimes committed between 17 April 1975 and 6 January 1979:
  • Actions against the Cham population in Kampong Cham
  • Actions against the Khmer Krom population in Takeo and Pursat
  • Actions against the East Zone evacuees
  • Purges of the Central Zone (Kampong Cham, Kampong Thom)
  • Purges of the North-West Zone (Pursat, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey; and

Crimes allegedly committed between 17 April 1975 and 6 January 1979 at the following locations:

A)  Kampong Cham Province (Central Zone) 

  • Wat O Trau Kuon Security Centre in Peam Chi Kong Commune, Kang Meas District
  • Wat Batheay Security Centre in Batheay Commune, Batheay District
  • Met Sop (Kor) Security Centre in Kor Commune, Prey Chhor District
  • Wat Phnom Pros Security Centre in Krola and Ampil Communes, Kampong Siem District
  • Kok Pring Execution Site in Vihear Thom Commune, Kampong Siem District
  • Chamkar Svay Chanty Security Centre in Svay Teap Commune, Chamkar Leu District
  • Anglong Chrey Dam Forced Labour Site in Prey Chhor District
  • “Thnal Bek execution site”, Svay Teap commune, Chamkar leu District, Kampong Cham Province (in relation to Wat Baray Chan Dek Security Centre)

B)  Kampong Thom province (Central Zone)  

  • Wat Srange Security Centre in Tbeng Commune, Kampong Svay District
  • Tuol Ta Phlong Prison and Execution Site in Kampong Chen Cheung Commune, Stung District
  • Wat Kandal Security Centre in Chror Neang Commune, Baray District
  • Wat Baray Chan Dek Security Centre in Balaing Commune, Baray District
  • The “Colonial Prison in Kampong-Thom”, Kampong Thom City, Kampong Thom Province (purge of the Central Zone)

C)  Pursat Province (North-West Zone)

  • Prison No. 8 in Sya Commune, Kandieng District
  • Tuol Pochrey Execution Site in Sre Sdok Commune, Kandieng District
  • Tuol Seh Nhauv Pits and Prey Krabau Killing Fields, Rumlech and Khnar Totung communes, Bakan District, Pursat Province
  • Phum Veal Prison, Talo commune, Bakan District, Pursat Province
  • Svay Chrum aka Phum Thkaul prison and Boeng Bat Kandal aka Trach Kraol Prison, Boeng Bat Kandal commune, Bakan District, Pursat Province
  • Chanreangsei Pagoda Execution Site - Kaun Thnoat or Cham Village mass graves and wells, Rumlech commune, Bakan District, Pursat Province
  • Veal Bak Chunching execution site, Sre Sdok commune, Kandieng District, Pursat Province

D)  Battambang Province (North-West Zone)

  • Wat Kirirom Security Centre in Phnom Sampov Commune, Banan district
  • Banteay O Ta Krey Execution Site in Treng Commune, Ratanak Mondul District
  • Banteay Treng Security Centre in Treng Commune, Ratanak Mondul District
  • Wat Thoamayutt Security Centre in Moung Ruessei District
  • Wat Kandal Security Centre in the center of Battambang City
  • Wat Samdech Security Centre in Ta Pon Commune, Sangke District 
  • Wat Po Laingka Security Centre in Kampong Prieng Commune, Sangke District
  • Thipakdei Security Office and Tuol Mtes worksite, Thipakdei commune, Koas Krala Disitrict , Battambang Province
  • Phnom Tra Cheak Chet and Along Vil Breng, Ruessei Preah village, Chhnal Mean Commune, Koas Krala Disitrict, Battambang Province
  • Sector 1 Security Office & Damnak Reang execution site, Banan village, Kanteu commune, Banan District, Battambang Province

E)  Banteay Meanchey Province (North-West Zone)

  • Wat Banteay Neang Security Centre in Banteay Neang Commune, Mongkol Borei District
  • La-Ang Phnom Kuoy Yum Execution Site in O Prasat Commune, Mongkol Borei District 
  • Wat Chamkar Khnol Execution Site in O Ombel Commune, Sisophon District
  • Phnom Trayoung Security Centre in Preah Net Preah District
  • Phum Chakrey Security Centre in Choup Commune, Preah Net Preah District
  • Wat Preah Net Preah & Chamkar Ta Ling
  • Trapeang Thma Dam in Por Char Commune, Phnom Srok District
  • Spean Spreng & Prey Roneam Dam in Preah Net Preah District

F) Takeo Province (South-West Zone)

  • Wat Pratheat Security Centre in Kok Prech Commune, Kirivong District
  • “Prey Sokhon execution site” and the “Wat Ang Srei Muny Detention Centre”, Sy Sla village, Thlea Prachum commune, Koh Andet District, Takeo Province
  • Slaeng village forest; Wat Angkun; Preil and Saom villages Execution sites & Wat So Ben prison, Kok Prech and Kampeng communes, Kirivong District, Takeo Province
  • Kraing Ta Chan Security Center, Tram Kak District, Takeo Province

Charged persons

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