Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (Khmer Rogue Tribunal)
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) is a special court of Cambodia with support from International Center through the United Nations ( UNAKRT) The court is known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Or the Trial Chamber of Cambodia.
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) is a special court of Cambodia with support from International Center through the United Nations (UNAKRT) The court is known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Or the Trial Chamber of Cambodia.
The Khmer Rouge regime came to power on April 17, 1975 and was ousted from power on 7 January 1979. Approximately 1.7 million Cambodians have died from starvation, torture, killings and forced labor over a period of time. 3 years, 8 months, 20 days of that regime. Civil war continued after the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime. In the end, the civil war ended in 1998, when the Khmer Rouge's political and military structures were destroyed.
In 1997, the Royal Government of Cambodia requested the United Nations to help establish the Court of First Instance to prosecute senior Khmer Rouge leaders. In 2001, the National Assembly passed a law to establish a Criminal Court of Cambodia committed in Cambodia. During the Khmer Rouge period from 1975-1979. The court called the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed during Democratic Kampuchea (" The Extraordinary Chambers or the ECCC A). The Royal Government of Cambodia insists that in order to benefit all Cambodians, the Court of Appeals must act in it Cambodia by using Cambodian officials and judges, along with international judges and judges. Cambodia invited the international community to cooperate in the prosecution to ensure international justice because Cambodia Understands that they are weak in the judiciary and the international character of crime.
Finally, an agreement with the United Nations was signed in June 2003 regarding how The international community will support and cooperate somehow in the ECCC. This new and special court was established by the Royal Government of Cambodia and the United Nations, but this court is an independent judiciary Non-governmental or UN subsidiaries. This court is a Cambodian court with the involvement of the international community, which will comply with international standards. The court will provide a new model for the Cambodian judicial process.