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(Jun 02, 2008) Ieng Thirith, the former Khmer Rouge Social Affairs Minister, has been charged by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) with crimes against humanity (murder, extermination, imprisonment, persecution, and other inhuman acts) in accordance with articles 5, 29(new), and 39(new) of the Law on the Establishment of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. (ECCC, Pre-Trial Chamber – Report of Examination (Ieng Thirith),
(last visited May 21, 2008).)

Author: Lisa White More by this author
Topic: Human rights and civil liberties More on this topic
Jurisdiction: Cambodia More about this jurisdiction

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Last updated: 06/02/2008