Topic: Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

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  • ICC issues Qaddafi warrant: Key prosecutions of world leaders

    ICC issues Qaddafi warrant: Key prosecutions of world leaders

    The International Criminal Court issued international arrest warrants today for Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, his son Saif al-Islam Qaddafi, and intelligence chief Abdullah Senussi, charging them with crimes against humanity in the early weeks of Libya's uprising. It is only the second-ever international arrest warrant for a sitting head of state and the inquiry that preceded it was one of only a handful into crimes committed by world leaders. Below, a look at prosecution of current and past world leaders:

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  • Landmark Khmer Rouge genocide trial: Do Cambodians care?

    Landmark Khmer Rouge genocide trial: Do Cambodians care?

    The Cambodian government is stepping up efforts to inform the country about the Khmer Rouge's bloody rule.

  • ICC issues Qaddafi warrant: Key prosecutions of world leaders

    ICC issues Qaddafi warrant: Key prosecutions of world leaders

    The International Criminal Court issued international arrest warrants today for Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, his son Saif al-Islam Qaddafi, and intelligence chief Abdullah Senussi, charging them with crimes against humanity in the early weeks of Libya's uprising. It is only the second-ever international arrest warrant for a sitting head of state and the inquiry that preceded it was one of only a handful into crimes committed by world leaders. Below, a look at prosecution of current and past world leaders:

  • Cambodia: Khmer Rouge tribunal 101

    Cambodia: Khmer Rouge tribunal 101

    The Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia from 1975 until 1979 and is blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people. The Maoist group tried to build an agrarian society purged of foreign influences. Until now, none of its senior cadre has gone on trial, and Pol Pot, its paramount leader, died in 1998 in a jungle camp after losing power to Vietnamese occupiers. The Khmer Rouge tribunal, a joint effort between Cambodia’s judiciary and the United Nations, opened in 2006 and has so far spent more than $100 million on investigating and trying surviving members of the senior leadership. Only one has been prosecuted and found guilty. Here are five frequently asked questions answered:

  • From Libya's Qaddafi to Sudan's Bashir: Key International Criminal Court inquiries

    From Libya's Qaddafi to Sudan's Bashir: Key International Criminal Court inquiries

    The International Criminal Court today announced it would investigate Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi and several members of his inner circle for crimes against humanity in Libya’s ongoing uprising. It is the second-ever ICC investigation into a sitting head of state, and one of only a handful of inquiries into crimes committed by world leaders. Below, a look at ICC cases:

  • Khmer Rouge film spurs Cambodians worldwide to revisit buried history

    Khmer Rouge film spurs Cambodians worldwide to revisit buried history

    Cambodian diaspora revisits the country's brutal Khmer Rouge history in 'Enemies of the People,' a new documentary competing for an Oscar.

  • From Khmer Rouge torturer to born-again Christian

    From Khmer Rouge torturer to born-again Christian

    The leader of Cambodia's most notorious prison, now on trial, has admitted guilt and asked for forgiveness in accordance with his new faith.

  • Money woes threaten Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal

    Money woes threaten Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal

    The tribunal trying Cambodia's former leaders says it needs to triple its $56.3 million budget to try up to eight defendants.