Organs of ECCC

The Office of Administration

The Office of Administration is headed by His Excellency Kranh Tony, Acting Director, and Mr. Knut Rosandhaug, Deputy Director. Together, they provide overall coordination and guidance to the different Sections and Units in the Office of Administration, so as to ensure that the judicial process is fully supported... learn more»

Judicial Chambers

The Pre-Trial Chamber can hear motions and appeals against orders issued by the Co-Investigating Judges while a case is still under investigation. There are three Cambodian judges and two international judges, and any decisions requires an affirmative vote of at least four out of five judges..learn more»

Co-investigating Judges

The Co-Investigating Judges investigates facts sets out in Introductory and Supplementary Submissions from the Co-Prosecutors. After the investigation has been concluded the Co-Investigating Judges will issue a Closing Order containing an indictment with an order to send the case for trial, or a dismissal order terminating the proceedings...learn more»

Office of the Co-Prosecutors

The OCP is an independent office within the ECCC. It carries out its duties free from any interference, governmental or otherwise. Its role is to prosecute senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge and others most responsible for the crimes committed during the period of Democratic Kampuchea. It conducts preliminary investigations, prosecutes cases throughout the investigative, pre-trial, trial and appellate stages, processes victim complaints, and participates in judicial investigations... learn more»

Defence Support

The role of the DSS is to ensure fair trials through effective representation of the accused. The Section is responsible for providing indigent accused with a list of lawyers who can defend them, and for providing legal and administrative support to lawyers assigned to work on cases, including the payment of fees. The DSS also acts as a voice for the defence at outreach events and in the media, liaises with other tribunals and NGOs, runs training courses and organises an internship program for young awyers. The DSS staff includes experienced international criminal lawyers, administrative support staff, language assistants and interns... learn more»

Victims Support

The Victims Support Section (VSS) was established to support the ECCC by assisting Victims who want to participate in the proceedings. The VSS is the central contact point between the ECCC and Victims or their representatives. The VSS aims to facilitate the effective participation of Victims in the proceedings. This consists of processing complaints and applications of Victims who seek to exercise their right to participate. It also oversees that Victims have access to legal representation of a high quality. Victims are represented by Civil Party Lawyers and during the trial phase two Cil Party Lead Co-Lawyers corrdinates the effecive organization of Civil Party representation... learn more»

 

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