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.



  • Ceremony held to mark brutality of Khmer Rouge

    Publication date 21 May 2019 | 07:42 | ICT

    Government officials on Monday joined more than 2,000 members of the public at the Cheoung Ek Killing Field on the outskirts of Phnom Penh to mark the National Day of Remembrance commemorating the brutality of the Khmer Rouge regime

  • Khmer Rouge forced marriage effects linger

    Publication date 25 April 2019 | 08:54 | ICT

    A research paper published on Wednesday by the Cambodia Women’s Crisis Center (CWCC) in conjunction with Canada’s McGill University claims that forced marriage during the Khmer Rouge regime continues to impact the victims 40 years o

  • DC-Cam to train lecturers in course on KR genocide

    Publication date 02 April 2019 | 09:13 | ICT

    The Documentation Centre of Cambodia (DC-Cam), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, is running a course to train 50 lecturers from 50 of the Kingdom’s universities to teach the history of the Khmer Rouge

  • Khmer Rouge map app launched

    Publication date 05 February 2019 | 10:50 | ICT

    The department of Media and Communication (DMC) at the Royal University of Phnom Penh has launched a mobile app and website – Mapping Memories Cambodia (MMC) – to help the public, especially young people, learn about the important l

  • ECCC appoints new Chea defence lawyer

    Publication date 25 January 2019 | 08:22 | ICT

    The Defence Support Section of the UN-backed Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has appointed Doreen Chen as an international co-defence lawyer for top Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea, replacing Victor Koppe whose

  • Khmer Rouge victims’ bones to be preserved

    Publication date 11 January 2019 | 08:46 | ICT

    A ministry of Culture and Fine Arts official said bones excavated from Khmer Rouge killing fields will be listed as conservation items for the next generation to learn from.

  • Students witness KR history

    Publication date 02 January 2019 | 09:59 | ICT

    Seventeen first-year Phnom Penh law students witnessed history recently as the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) became the first international tribunal to rule that the atrocities committed under the Khmer Rou

  • FUNSK anniversary honoured

    Publication date 03 December 2018 | 09:12 | ICT

    A performance depicting the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge regime was held on December 2, marking the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Kampuchean United Front for National Salvation, which was known by its French acronym FUNSK

  • Judges split as to whether KR navy chief should stand trial

    Publication date 29 November 2018 | 08:48 | ICT

    The National and International Co-investigating Judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) was divided on Wednesday as to whether Meas Muth, a former Khmer Rouge naval commander, should have the charges ag

  • ‘No more Khmer Rouge leaders left to stand trial’

    Publication date 19 November 2018 | 08:02 | ICT

    Friday's verdict in the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan has been hailed as “historic” for “Cambodia and all humanity”, while Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said no further cases of its kind would be b