ECCC: Victims Impact Hearings from 27 May to 4 June 2013

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FIDH, ADHOC and LICADHO welcome the opening, on 27 May 2013, of the « Impact Hearings » before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in Case 002/001. During four days (27, 29, 30 May and 4 June 2013), 13 Civil Parties will testify about the impact of the Khmer rouge criminal policy of forced population displacements on their lives. FIDH, ADHOC and LICADHO call upon the Chambers to ensure that victims’ suffering will be acknowledged in their final judgement, and in particular regarding the orders of reparation.

Trial Footage of ECCC Victims Impact Hearings

- Trial footage of the Victims Impact Hearings is available on the following website:

- Trial footage of Civil Party Ms. Thouch Phandara’s testimony, represented by lawyers members of the FIDH Litigation Action Group, on 29 May 2013
- In English
- In Khmer

Press releases and reports

- FIDH-ADHOC-LICADHO Press release, "Trial in the ECCC Case 002: Civil Parties will make their voice heard", 24 May 2013

- ADHOC Report "Victims Participation before the ECCC – Baseline Study", April 2013.

- FIDH Report "Victims’ Rights before the ECCC: a Mixed Record for Civil Parties", December 2012

- FIDH-ADHOC-CJA Press release, "Opening of the trial in Case 002: A historic moment that should measure up to victims rights to truth, justice and reparation", 1 December 2011

- FIDH-ADHOC-CJA Press release, "The Opening of the trial in ECCC Case 002: Expectations of Victims from here and abroad", 18 November 2011

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