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Baily Gilarowski, International Investigator of Office of Co-Investigating Judges

VOICES FROM THE ECCC (Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia)/THE KHMER ROUGE TRIBUNAL.

  1. Can you state your name and position, and provide a brief summary of your basic responsibilities at the ECCC?
  2. What brought you to the ECCC in this role?
  3. Tell us about the process of investigating for the courts. What was your day-to-day work like?
  4. What were the challenges?
  5. What was it like speaking with witnesses? Were they willing to cooperate or more hesitant to speak? What did they think about the court process?
  6. Are there any lessons learned, best practices, or recommendations based on your time at the ECCC that might be helpful for future international tribunals?
  7. Based on your work at the ECCC, what do you see to be significant challenges for future courts handling mass atrocities, particularly in investigation?
  8. Keeping within the boundaries of what has been released to the public: can you recall any accused or survivor stories that resonated with you?
  9. What do you think the major impacts of the ECCC will be, both today and, say, 20 years in the future?

( November 04, 2019)