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Australian named new international lawyer at the ECCC

Publication date 08 September 2019 | 23:42 | ICT

Australian national Megan Hirst has been selected as the new international civil party lead co-lawyer at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), commonly known as the Khmer Rouge tribunal.



  • Survey: ECCC archives should be stored in ‘neutral’ institution

    Publication date 06 September 2019 | 00:06 | ICT

    The majority of respondents surveyed by the Documentation Centre of Cambodia (DC-Cam) want the archives of the Khmer Rouge tribunal to be preserved in an “independent and neutral” institution without any political affiliation.

  • DC-Cam publishes book on genocide

    Publication date 28 August 2019 | 23:09 | ICT

    The Documentation Centre of Cambodia (DC-Cam) has published a book on historic incidents of genocide and mass murder and expressed its desire to see it included in the Cambodian school curriculum.

  • Koica, Unesco to hold genocide event

    Publication date 27 August 2019 | 22:00 | ICT

    A three-day international conference organized by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) with Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts (MCFA), and

  • Khmer Rouge teacher training offices approved in Prey Veng

    Publication date 20 August 2019 | 22:07 | ICT

    The Ministry of Education Youth and Sport has approved a request from the Documentation Centre of Cambodia (DC-Cam) to set up a research office and library in the Prey Veng provincial teacher training centre.

  • Chea is ‘legally innocent’

    Publication date 14 August 2019 | 22:41 | ICT

    The defense lawyer for the late Khmer Rouge Brother Number Two Nuon Chea claimed on Wednesday that his death rendered him “legally innocent”.

  • Brother No2 Chea cremated after low-key funeral in Pailin

    Publication date 11 August 2019 | 22:33 | ICT

    The body of former Khmer Rouge Brother Number Two Nuon Chea was cremated on Friday at the Prumkirimorakot pagoda in Pailin province’s Sala Krao district after a low-key seven-day funeral.

  • Will death allow ‘Brother No 2’ to escape genocide conviction?

    Publication date 08 August 2019 | 08:13 | ICT

    The defence team for the Khmer Rouge’s “Brother Number 2” has asked the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia’s (ECCC) Supreme Court Chamber to rule on the appeal proceedings he had begun just days before his death.

  • Brother No 2 Nuon Chea’s body taken to Pailin

    Publication date 06 August 2019 | 08:11 | ICT

    The body of the Khmer Rouge’s former Brother Number Two Nuon Chea, who died on Sunday evening, will be kept for seven days at Pailin province’s Prom Kiri Morakat pagoda before being cremated in Sala Krao district in line with Buddhi

  • Khmer Rouge’s Brother No 2 dies

    Publication date 05 August 2019 | 07:15 | ICT

    Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) spokesman Neth Pheaktra announced on Sunday that former Khmer Rouge Brother Number Two Nuon Chea has passed away.

  • KR leader Nuon Chea hospitalised

    Publication date 08 July 2019 | 08:14 | ICT

    The Khmer Rouge’s Brother Number Two Nuon Chea is being cared for at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital after being sent for emergency treatment on Tuesday.