Cambodian Special Tribunal Controversy Continues

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Thursday, February 1, 2007
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
23
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 

Fifteen years after Cambodia and the international community began efforts to establish the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the initiative remains mired in controversy despite a limited mandate to prosecute Khmer Rouge “senior leaders” and “those most responsible” for atrocities committed during Pol Pot’s 1975-79 reign.1



            1              Ed Cropley, Big Question Mark Hangs Over Khmer Rouge Trial, Reuters, Dec. 7, 2006.