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The Trial Chamber found Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of crimes against humanity in Case 002/01 and sentenced both of them to life imprisonment.
After having been hospitilized for more than a week, Ieng Sary died at Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital at 08:45 on 14 March 2013. The cases against him was formally terminated the same day. Read more
Following a Trial Chamber decision on 13 September 2012 which affirmed that Ieng Thirith remained unfit to stand trial, she was released from provisional detention after the president of the Supreme Court Chamber decided that it was not necessary to stay the order for her release, pending the Supreme court Chamber's deicion on appeal against the conditions of her reealse. On 17 December 2013 the Supreme Court Chamber granted in part an appeal from the Co-Prosecutors relating the the release conditions and imposed certain measures of judicial supervision of Ieng Thirith. Read more
In its decision an appeals, the Supreme Court Chamber sentenced KAING Guek Eav alias Duch to life imprisonment, the maximum sentence available under the law, for crimes against humanity and grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. The handing down of the appeals judgement marked the completion of Case 001. Read more
The trial in Case 002 started with opening statements where the Co-Prosecutors outlined the case they would present against the Accused Persons.
The Trial Chamber commenced four days of initial hearing in Case 002 against Khieu Samphan, Ieng sary, Nuon Chea and Ieng Thirith.
Following appeals from the accused persons, the Pre-Trial Chamber affirmed and partially amended the indictments in the Case 002 Closing Order, and ordered the case sent for trial. Read more
The Trial Chamber rendered its verdict in Case 001 against Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch. He was found guilty of crimes against humanity and grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva conventions and sentenced to 35 years of imprisonment. Read more
The international Co-Prosecutor submitted two new introductory submissions, requesting the Co-Investigating Judges to initiate investigations into allegations of crimes allegedly committed by five suspected persons. The two new introductory submissions was the basis for the creation of Case Files 003 and 004. Read more
The trial in the case against Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch started with opening statements from the Co-Prosecutors.
The Trial Chamber commenced the initial hearing in the trial against Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch. Read more
Following an appeal from the Co-Prosecutors, the Pre-Trial Chamber affirmed and partially amended the indictment against Kaing Guek Eav alias, Duch, and ordered the case sent for trial.
Khieu Samphan was arrested and placed in provisional detention on charges of crimes against himanity and grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. Read more
Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith was arrested and brought before the ECCC. Following an adversarial hearing 14 November 2007, they were placed in provisional detention. Read more
Nuon Chea was charged with crimes against humanity and grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva Conventions and placed in provisional detention. Read more
Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch was charged with crimes against humanity and placed in provisional detention at the ECCC. Read more
The Co-Prosecutors filed their First Introductory Submission, requesting the Co_Investigating Judges to open investigation against five suspects for crimes against humanity, genocide, grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions, homicide, torture and religious persecution. Read more
Following their appointment by the Supreme Council of Magistracy on 4 May 2006, the national and international judges and co-prosecutors were sworn in at a ceremony in front of the statue of the Late King His Majesty Preah Karuna Preahbat Samdech Preah Norodom.
The Director and Deputy Director of the Office of Administration and the first group of staff members take up their duties at the ECCC premises.
The "Agreement between the United Nations and the Royal Government of Cambodia concerning the Prosecution under Cambodian Law of Crimes Committed during the period of Democratic Kampuchea", entered into force.
His Majesty King Norodom promulgated amendments to "Law on the Establishment of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed during the Period of Democratic Kampuchea".The amendments had been passed by the National Assembly and approved by the Senate and the constitutional council for the purpose of harmonizing the law with the ECCC Agreement.