Cambodian Khmer Rouge tribunal to convene in 2007

December 25, 2006 16:31


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

A group of 24 Cambodian human rights organizations urged the government and UN-appointed judicial officials on Monday to speed up the adoption of rules governing a genocide tribunal for former Khmer Rouge leaders so the trials can begin quickly. "The credibility of both the Cambodian authorities and the United Nations is at stake: an acceptable agreement on the internal rules must be reached as soon as possible," the 24-member Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee said. The Cambodian-based human rights groups said the tribunal's independence and impartiality should not compromised. Many observers fear a failure to agree on the rules will delay the tribunal's first session, expected to convene in June 2007.

Related Content

August 16, 2018
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at home in Detroit aged 76