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ECCC Hosts Mock Trial for Legal Aid of Cambodia students

On 15 June 2022, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC) hosted a mock trial for 29 students studying with the Legal Aid of Cambodia organization.

Press Release on the Final Day of the Victims Workshop Organized by the ECCC

Today, 5 May 2022, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) closed the three-day Workshop on “Victims and Dissemination of the Advisory Report on Victim-Related Activities of the ECCC during the Residual Phase.” The Workshop took place from 03 to 05 May 2022 at Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh.

Summary of the Second Day of Victims Workshop

Today at the Victims Workshop organized by the ECCC, the participants continued their conversations in working groups related to different goals and topics for designing victim initiatives for the Court’s residual phase.

THE OPENING DAY OF THE VICTIMS WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY THE EXTRAORDINARY CHAMBERS IN THE COURTS OF CAMBODIA (ECCC)

Yesterday, 3 May 2022, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) held the opening ceremony of the Workshop on

First Day of Victims Workshop

Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC) begins its first-day workshop on Victim-related Activities during the Implementation of the ECCC Residual Mandate”.

MEDIA ALERT ON PRESS BRIEFING PRIOR TO THE VICTIMS WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY THE EXTRAORDINARY CHAMBERS IN THE COURTS OF CAMBODIA (ECCC)

Ahead of the upcoming Workshop on “Victims and Dissemination of the Advisory Report on Victim-Related Activities of the ECCC during the Residual Phase,” held from 3 to 5 May 2022 in Phnom Penh, all national and international media representatives are invited to a press conference organized by the ECCC Public Affairs Section on 2 May 2022, at 10:30a.m., via ZOOM:  

ECCC Conducts a meeting in preparation for the ECCC Victims Workshop

On 22 April 2022, the management, and staffs from different sections of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) conducted a meeting in preparation for the ECCC Victims Workshop in early May 2022. The Workshop will be held over the course of three days in Phnom Penh, and is aimed to bring together victims, stakeholders, and all interested parties for discussions on victim initiatives that can be implemented within the ECCC’s residual mandate.

Delegates of the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications highly value the Khmer Rouge Tribunal for the electronic file management systems

Phnom Penh: On 28 March 2022, at the request of the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) organised a study tour on the management of records and archives and use of technology for meetings for experts led by His Excellency Secretary of State Sok Puthyvuth.

Advisory Report by Co-Rapporteurs on Residual Functions Related to Victims Is Published

Today, the ECCC published the Advisory Report by the Co-Rapporteurs on Residual Functions related to Victims, Judge YOU Ottara and Judge Claudia FENZ.

Registrations of Interest for Participation in ECCC Victims Workshop

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) hereby invites registrations of interest to participate in the first ECCC Victims Workshop in

ECCC Launches Document Access Service, Pilots Judicial Database Access

On 1 March 2022, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) launched two new services to enhance access to public case file records.

ECCC Conducts Records Management Training with Institutional Partners

Between 15 and 22 February 2022, the Records and Archives Unit (RAU) of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) conducted training on records management with local institutions.

Japan Makes a New Contribution of US$220,000 to the ECCC

The Government of Japan has made a new contribution of US$220,000 to the international component of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).

Addendum to the UN-RGC Agreement Enters into Force

Following approval by the United Nations General Assembly (A/RES/75/257B), promulgation by His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni and signing of the Instrument of Ratification by the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC), the Addendum to the UN-RGC Agreement on the Extraordinary Chambers has entered into force.

Press Statement by the National Co-Prosecutor Regarding the Status of Case 004

Pursuant to the ECCC’s Internal Rule 54, the National Co-Prosecutor hereby issues the following public press statement with regard to the status of case file 004 with Yim Tith as being the accused:

Press Release from the International Co-Prosecutor on Case 004

On 28 December 2021, the Supreme Court Chamber (SCC) issued its decision dismissing the International Co-Prosecutor’s (ICP) appeal requesting the SCC to send the case against Yim Tith to the ECCC Trial Chamber for trial. The appeal was based on the ECCC’s legal framework that includes a ‘default mechanism’ requiring a case to go to trial unless at least four of the five Pre-Trial Chamber (PTC) Judges overturn the Indictment, which they did not do in their September 2021 decision.

OCIJ ORDER SEALING AND ARCHIVING CASE FILE 004

Today​ 29 December 2021, the Co-Investigating Judges ordered case file 004 to be sealed and archived, following the Supreme Court Chamber’s decision of 28 December 2021, clarifying that the case is

ECCC Supreme Court Chamber Dismisses Request to Send​ Case 004 to Trial

Today, the Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) dismissed the International Co-Prosecutor’s request to send Case 004 against YIM Tith to

Press Statement by the National Co-Prosecutor Regarding the Status of Case 003

Pursuant to the ECCC’s Internal Rule 54, the National Co-Prosecutor hereby issues the following public press statement with regard to the status of case file 003 with Meas Muth as being the accused:

Co-Investigating Judges ordered case file 003 to be sealed and archived, following the Supreme Court Chamber’s decision of 17 December 2021

Today, the Co-Investigating Judges ordered case file 003 to be sealed and archived, following the Supreme Court Chamber’s decision of 17 December 2021, clarifying that the case is terminated in the absence of a definitive and enforceable indictment. The full text of the order can be found here: https://eccc.gov.kh/sites/default/files/documents/courtdoc/%5Bdate-in-tz%5D/D275_EN.pdf

International Co-Prosecutor's Press Release

On 17 December 2021, the Supreme Court Chamber (SCC) issued its decision dismissing the International Co-Prosecutor’s (ICP) appeal requesting the SCC to send th

ECCC Supreme Court Chamber Dismisses Request to Send Case 003 to Trial

Today, the Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) dismissed the International Co-Prosecutor’s request to send Case 003 against Meas Muth to trial.

The Publication of the Jurisprudence of the ECCC Pre-Trial Chamber, First Edition

Under the direction of Judges of the Pre-Trial Chamber, a team of legal officers and consultants of the Pre-Trial Chamber, with the assistance of legal interns, have compiled the jurisprudence of the ECCC Pre-Trial Chamber. The first edition of this document, in English and French, is available on the ECCC website under “Publication”.

ECCC Co-Hosts National Rounds of ICRC Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition

Today, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) co-hosted the Cambodian national rounds of the International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition, which is organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Co-Rapporteurs on Residual Functions Related to Victims Deliver Their Report

Today, the Co-Rapporteurs on Residual Functions related to Victims, Judge You OTTARA and Judge Claudia FENZ, delivered their report containing views and recommendations on appropriate initiatives regarding victims of the Khmer Rouge regime, which could be pursued by the ECCC as part of its residual functions.

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