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Pre-Trial Chamber invites amicus curiae briefs on appeal by Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, against provisional detention

Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers invites amicus curiae briefs relating to the appeal by Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, against the Order of Provisional Detention by the Co-Investigating Judges (see public notice).

Defence Support Section training

The course designed for those who wish to be included in the list of Case Managers eligible to assist ECCC defence teams assigned to cases before the ECCC (see DSS training in Future Events paragraph)

Co-lawyers for the Charged Person Mr Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, lodge an appeal against the Order of Provisional Detention (see Appeal Brief)

On 23 August 2007, Mr Kar Savuth and Mr François Roux, co-lawyers for the Charged Person Mr Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, lodged an appeal against the Order of Provisional Detention issued against the Charged Person by the Co-Investigating Judges on 31 July 2007. The case file has been sent to the Pre-Trial Chamber, which will deal with the matter expeditiously.

OCP holds a week-long training course on legal and practical issues

OCP holds a week-long training course on legal and practical issues relevant to the work of the OCP. Led by Professor David Cohen of the War Crimes Research Center, lecturers also include senior staff from the ICTY, Alan Tieger, Senior Prosecuting Trial Attorney for the Office of the Prosecutor and one of the ICTY's founding lawyers; Norman Farrell, Principal Legal Officer responsible for providing the Prosecutor with direction and advice on all legal matters; and Catherine Marchi-Uhel, a French judge and currently the Head of the Appeals Chamber. The workshop was organized by the Asian International Justice Initiative (AIJI), a collaboration between the East-West Center, Hawaii and the War Crimes Studies Center at the University of California, Berkeley funded by a grant from the British Embassy in Phnom Penh.

OCP holds two-day training course

OCP holds two-day training course on general principles of international criminal law and issues facing the ECCC, presented by Professor John Cerone of the New England Law School.

DSS Training : Strategic Litigation

How to place and implement a legal strategy before a court.

Swearing in of interpreters and translators

Nineteen interpreters and translators sworn in, making a solemn declaration to work honestly confidentially and to the best of their ability.

DSS Training : The Trial Process

Describing the different stages of the investigation, Trial Chamber and Supreme Court Chamber.

DSS Training : For the Defence

The role of the DSS and defence lawyers during the proceedings.

First Project Board meeting

First Project Board meeting between the ECCC, UNDP, the UN Dept of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the European Commission on funds contributed to the ECCC through DESA and the EC.

DSS Training : International Crimes

Defining crimes against humanity, genocide and grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva Convention.

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