Since it officially began operations in 2007, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has been trying high-level Khmer Rouge leaders on charges, including genocide, regarding the approximately 1.9 million fatalities in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge. The Court has been at the center of much attention, drawing both praise and criticism from local andinternational observers.Join CGA faculty professors Jennifer Trahan and Chris Ankersen in dialogue with panelists who have been involved in the Court to discuss its legacy and implications for international justice and war crimes prosecutions globally.
Robert Petit, First International Co-Prosecutor for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Andrew Cayley, Second International Co-Prosecutor for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
David J. Scheffer, Former UN Secretary-General Special Expert on UN Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials
James A. Goldston, Executive Director, Open Society Justice Initiative
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