Recent Developments at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

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The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia has been shaken by the battle over the appointment of International Co-Investigating Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet, even as the court achieves important milestones, including issuing a final verdict in its first case and opening substantive hearings in its second.

This report examines these recent events, as well as the continuing controversy over Cases 003/004, and offers recommendations for action by the UN, the Royal Government of Cambodia, and donors to the court.

It is the latest in a series of reports on the ECCC by the Open Society Justice Initiative, which has maintained a court monitor in Phnom Penh since the befor the tribunal began proceedings.