Reports of ECCC’s end prove premature, officials confirm

Publication date 26 October 2021 | 21:51 | ICT

Contrary to earlier media reports, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) – commonly referred to as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal – will not permanently close down next year as claimed despite the National Assembly (NA)



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    UNESCO granted the Tuol Sleng Genocidal Museum with the Jikji Memory of the World award on Friday for its preservation of historical documents and photo archives.

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    Wed, 2 Sep 2020 | 10:42

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    Wed, 2 Sep 2020 | 09:57

    The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall formally inaugurated a statue of a woman cradling her child in her arms at the Choeung Ek Genocidal Centre on Tuesday to show the bitter history of the Khmer Rouge regime.

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    Wed, 2 Sep 2020 | 10:30

    Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, the former chief of the Khmer Rouge S-21 security centre, better known as Tuol Sleng prison, died today just after midnight at the Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital.

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