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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.

PTC Issued its Considerations on Appeal against the International Co-Investigating Judge’s Order on the Admissibility of Civil Party Applicants in Case 004

Today, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia issued its Considerations on Appeal against the International Co-Investigati

Pre-Trial Chamber issued its “Considerations on the Appeals against Closing Orders” on the five Appeals in Case 004

Today, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia issued its “Considerations on the Appeals against Closing Orders” on the five Appeals in Case 004. On 28 June 2019, the International Co-Investigating Judge issued his Closing Order (“Indictment”) sending YIM Tith for trial, while on the same day, the National Co-Investigating issued his Order Dismissing the Case against YIM Tith (“Dismissal”).

Pre-Trial Chamber will issue its Decision on the Appeals against the Co-Investigating Judges’ Closing Orders in Case 004 on 17 September 2021

On 17 September 2021, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia will issue its Decision on the Appeals against the Co-Investigating Judges’ Closing Orders in Case 004.

Press Release By the International Co-Prosecutor

The International Co-Prosecutor (“ICP”) issues this press release to clarify her position on a possible misunderstanding of the judicial status of outstanding cases at the ECCC as a result of incomplete reporting by Voice of America radio, in Khmer, of statements recently made by the Court’s Administration Public Relations spokesman. 

Call for Contribution of Ideas of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) Residual Functions Related to Victims

The Draft Addendum to the Agreement between the United Nations and the Royal Government of Cambodia envisages an initial period of 3 years—starting upon completion of

Officers from US Embassy to Phnom Penh visit to ECCC

Benjamin Wohlauer, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy to Cambodia and Mr. Weldon Montgomery, Political Officer of the US Embassy in Cambodia on 24 August 2021 visited the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).

Conclusion of Khieu Samphan’s Appeal Hearings is a milestone for the ECCC in Searching for the Truth and Justice

The Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) concluded its Case 002/02 appeal hearings against Khieu Samphan after four-days from 16th to 19 August 2021. This is another milestone for the ECCC in its mission to bring to trial former senior leaders and those most responsible for serious crimes committed during the Kampuchea Democratic regime.

Media Alert: Press Conference of the Parties Following Conclusion of the Case 002/02 Appeal Hearing

The Public Affairs Section of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) is to facilitate a press conference right after the Supreme Court Chamber of the ECCC concludes the appeal hearing in Case 002/02 against Khieu Samphan, former Chairman of the State Presidium of Democratic Kampuchea on 19 August 2021, at 4 p.m., at the ECCC Courtroom.

The Supreme Court Chamber Resumes Appeal Hearings on its Second Day

The Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC), on 17 August 2021, resumes the Appeal Hearings on Case 002/02 against the accused Khieu Samphan.

Media alert on press briefing prior to the appeal hearing in Case 002/02 against the accused Khieu Samphan

Before the Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) holds the appeal hearing in Case 002/02 against the accused Khieu Samph

Supreme Court Chamber conducted a test run in preparation for Appeal Hearings on Case 002/ 02

Supreme Court Chamber in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC) on Tuesday, 27 July 2021, conducted a test run in preparation for the upcomin

PRESS RELEASE BY THE INTERNATIONAL CO-PROSECUTOR

The International Co-Prosecutor (“ICP”) is compelled to issue this press release in response to the inaccurate, unsupported allegations of misconduct leveled in the press release issued by Meas Muth’s Defence lawyers on 20 July 2021, which vents their frustration at the Pre-Trial Chamber’s proper exercise of its discretion in denying the Defence request to file supplemental pleadings to the Chamber.

Access for public and media to the appeal in Case 002/02 against Khieu Samphan

The Supreme Court Chamber of the Ex

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