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Karim KHAN, International Attorney of Civil Party Unit for Case 001

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

  1. Could you please tell us your name, your position at the ECCC, and a
    summary of your responsibilities?
  2. Civil party representation in international criminal proceedings started with
    the ECCC. Tell us about some of the challenges in your work.
  3. What do you think of the reparations that were ultimately implemented at
    the ECCC? Do you believe they reflected the Civil Parties’ interests as a
    whole? What other factors were involved in reparations decisions?
  4. Do you feel that the concept of civil party participation in criminal
    proceedings should be replicated (or avoided) in other international
    tribunals? Why?
  5. What do you see to be significant challenges for future courts handling mass
    atrocities based on your work at the ECCC?
  6. Can you recall any accused or survivor stories that resonated with you (civil
    parties or other witnesses)?
  7. What do you think the major impacts of the ECCC will be on Cambodian
    society, both today and twenty years from now?

( November 04, 2019)