On his first visit to Cambodia, new international co-prosecutor Andrew Cayley described in an interview his past international tribunal experience, his prospects for getting along with the government and the legal theories underpinning the charges against regime leaders awaiting trial.
December 17: A Khmer Rouge Rouge tribunal staffer provided estimated death tolls for security centres and execution sites related to the ongoing investigation of five regime leaders, going far beyond what had previously been made public in a presentation (at a civil party forum) that the court later described as unauthorised.
December 21: The tribunal announced that the charges against former minister of social action Ieng Thirith had been expanded to include war crimes and genocide, meaning that all four regime leaders awaiting trial are now facing genocide charges.
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