Im Chaem

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Place of Birth
Kbal Ou village, Cheang Tong Commune, Tram Kok District, Takeo [Source:DC-CAM)
Arrested Date
Defence counsel
Mr. Bit Seanglim (Cambodia) and Mr. Wayne Jordash QC
Position in Democratic Kampuchea

Alleged Preah Net Preah District Secretary and Northwest Zone Sector 5 Deputy Secretary.

Status of case

Im Chaem was charged in absentia on 3 March 2015. On 18 December 2015, the Co-Investigating Judges filed a notice of conclusion of the judicial investigation against Im Chaem. The proceedings against Im Chaem were severed into a new case file, Case 004/01 on 5 February 2016. On 22 February 2017, the Co-Investigating Judges issued the dispositive part of the Closing Order in Case 004/01 dismissing the case against Im Chaem. On 10 July 2017, the full reasoning of the Closing Order was issued. Pre-Trial Chamber is seised of an appeal filed by the international co-prosecutor against the Closing Order in case 004/01.  On 11 and 12 December 2017, the Pre-Trial Chamber held hearings in case 004/01 to hear the arguments of the parties before it issues its decision on the appeal.

Key allegations

Im Chaem has been charged with the following alleged crimes: 

  • homicide, as a violation of the 1956 Cambodian Penal Code, allegedly committed at Phnom Trayoung security centre and Spean Sreng worksite;
     
  • the Crimes against Humanity of murder, extermination, enslavement, imprisonment, persecution on political grounds, and other inhumane acts at allegedly commited at the Phnom Trayoung security centre; and
     
  • the Crimes against Humanity of murder, enslavement, imprisonment, and other inhumane acts allegedly commited at the Spean Sreng worksite. 
Case No. Case 004/1
Date
[Corrected 1] [Redacted] IM Chaem’s Response to the International Co-prosecutor’s Rule 66 Final Submission Against Her D304/6
[Corrected 1] [Redacted] IM Chaem’s Response to the International Co-prosecutor’s Rule 66 Final Submission Against Her D304/6/5.1
Table of authorities for International Co-Prosecutor’s Reply regarding Appeal of Closing Order (Reasons) D308/3/1/13.1
International co-prosecutor’s appeal of closing order (reasons) D308/3/1/1
International Co-Prosecutor’s Reply regarding Appeal of Closing Order (Reasons) D308/3/1/13
Table of authorities International co-prosecutor’s appeal of closing order (reasons) D308/3/1/1.1
Response to Pre-Trial Chamber's Decision of 28 June 2018 - D314/2 D314/3
IM Chaem's Response to the International Co-Prosecutor's Appeal of Closing Order (Reasons) D314/3.1
IM Chaem's Response to the International Co-Prosecutor's Appeal of Closing Order (Reasons) D308/3/1/11
Decision on the International Co-Prosecutor’s Request for Reclassification of Submissions on Appeal against the Closing Order (Reasons) D314/2
Considerations on the International Co-Prosecutor’s Appeal of Closing Order (Reasons) D308/3/1/20
IM Chaem's Response to the International Co-Prosecutor's Request for Reclassification of Submissions on Appeal against the Closing Order (Reasons) (D314) D314/1
Decision on Im Chaem's request for reclassification of selected documents from Case File 004/1 D313/2
Table of authorities for International Co-Prosecutor’s request for reclassification of submissions on appeal against the closing order (reasons) D314.1
International Co-Prosecutor’s request for reclassification of submissions on appeal against the closing order (reasons) D314
International Co-prosecutor’s response to Im Chaem’s request for reclassification of selected documents D313/1
[REDACTED] International Co-Prosecutor’s Rule 66 Final Submission Against IM Chaem​ D304/2
Im Chaem’s request for reclassification of selected documents from case file 004/1 D313
International Co-Prosecutor’s Appeal of Decision on Closing Order (Reasons) Redaction or, Alternatively, Request for Reclassification of Closing Order (Reasons) D309/2/1/2
IM Chaem’s Request for Reclassification of her Response to the International Co-Prosecutor’s Final Submission D304/6/1
IM Chaem’s Response to the CPCLS’ Submission on the Position of the ECCC within the Cambodian Legal System(D308/3/1/9) D308/3/1/18
International Co-Prosecutor’s Reply to IM Chaem’s Response to Civil Party Co-Lawyer’s Request D308/3/1/7
IM Chaem’s Response to the CPCLS’ Submission on the Position of the ECCC within the Cambodian Legal System (D308/3/1/9) D304/6/5.5
International Co-Prosecutor’s Submission on the Pre-Trial Chamber Hearing regarding the Appeal of Closing Order (Reasons) D308/3/1/15
Response to the International Co-Prosecutor's Appeal of Decision on Closing Order (Reasons) Redactions or, Alternatively, Request for Reclassification of Closing Order (Reasons) D309/2/1/3