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The Victims Support Section of the ECCC would like to announce that the radio live show programme ”Women in the Khmer Rouge Regime” has resumed on FM 102 of the Women’s Media Center of Cambodia-WMC (FM 102) since 25 April 2016. The on-air programme is scheduled to run on Monday afternoon of the second week of the month, from 16:10 pm to 17:00 pm; and its two rebroadcasts are done on Saturday of the third and fourth week, from 13:35 pm-14:00 pm.
Below you will find updated statistics about the number of witnesses, trial days and public attendance in the first trial against Khieu Samphan, Ieng Sary and Nuon Chea. The numbers are updated as of 31 December 2012.
In its judgement on appeals in Case 001 against Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, the Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) affirmed the Trial Chamber's previous decision to compile and post on the ECCC's official website all statements of apology and acknowledgements of responsibility made by Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch during the course of the trial, including the appeal stage. The compilation and publication of these statements was a reparation award for the Civil Parties in Case 001.
This new video highlights part of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia's nationwide outreach campaign which aims to educate students at high schools and and universities across Cambodia. Since October 2009, staff members from the court have given lectures to more than 60,000 students.
With only one tooth left, Ms. Seat San, an 89 year old woman from Kandal province, finished her packed lunch and a 30ml bottle of drinking water, and continued chatting with her friend Ms. Hem Thom, age 78, and three other women sitting at the same table. She seemed to be active and full of life, despite her advanced age. She smiled and chatted happily with her friends from the same village, while they waited to enter into the court 482-seat gallery.
We have added new functionality in order to make our photo archive more easily available to the visitors of the website. You can now browse through our photo gallery based on categories, keywords or name of persons. There are already more than 500 photos available from the period 2006-2012, and hundreds of additional photos will be added during the next weeks.You can access the photo gallery from the Media Center menu, or through this direct link: http://www.eccc.gov.kh/en/media-center/photos
In its judgement on appeals in Case 001 against Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, the Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) affirmed the Trial Chamber’s previous decision to compile and post on the ECCC’s official website all statements of apology and acknowledgements of responsibility made by Kaing Guek Eav during the course of the trial, including the appeal stage.Reproduction of all or part of this compilation for non-commercial purposes is permitted and encouraged provided that acknowledgement is made of this source.Download:
69-year-old Mr. Kham Lun, a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime, is well known among the villagers in his home province of Siem Reap. Since 2009, he has been disseminating information about the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), and has helped bring more than 6,000 visitors to the court.
“I was so shocked when I saw piles of skulls and mass graves at Tuol Sleng prison and at the Cheung Ek killing field. I also lost some relatives during the Khmer Rouge regime. That is the reason I came to the court; I wanted to know how the trial is progressing,” said Mr. Kim Pring Rai, one of over 400 Kreungs from La-ok commune, O-chum district, Ratanakkiri that visited the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on 15 September 2011. This is the first time this Kreung ethnic group has visited the court.
“Trials alone, cannot foster the reconciliation necessary to heal wounds of the past. It is therefore my hope that you, being respected monks, through this special and privileged standing in this society are able to complement the Court proceedings by assisting victims and perpetrators to reconcile,” said Deputy Director Knut Rosandhaug in a speech to 400 Buddhist monks at Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University on 9 August 2011.
More than 350 commune council members from Kampot province visited the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on 12 July 2011. They came to study and gain understanding of the process of prosecuting senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge and those alleged to be most responsible for serious crimes committed between 17 April 1975 and 6 January 1979. They were determined to share the information and knowledge acquired with their constituents once they returned back to their villages.
The Office of Administration of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) would like to announce some changes made to fill vacancies and to strengthen the Public Affairs Section of the ECCC. Mr. DIM Sovannarom, who until recently served as Press Officer, will be Officer in Charge of the Public Affairs Section. In an effort to further strengthen the public information, media and outreach work of the ECCC Mr.
Students from Samaki High School and National Institute for Education had a long list of questions for ECCC Public Affairs Officers visiting their respective schools on Friday 29 April 2011, a clear sign that the Cambodian youth is interested in learning more about the ongoing Khmer Rouge Trials.
As Case 001 draws to a close, and the ECCC Co-investigating judges have started to recognize more Civil Parties for case 002, the Victims Unit has launched a program of regional Civil Party forums, the first of which took place on Saturday and Sunday 26-27 September in Kampot. 195 Civil Party applicants from Kampot, Preah Sihanouk, Koh Kong, Kep and Takeo provinces joined together to receive an update on the processes of the court and the application process. Of these, 87 were men and 108 were women.