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Khmer Rouge Documents

Legal Documents Relating to the Extraordinary Chambers to try members of the Khmer Rouge.

The following documents are referenced in Jaya Ramji & Beth Van Schaack, Bringing the Khmer Rouge to Justice: Prosecuting Mass Violence Before the Cambodian Courts (Mellen Press,  2005).

Decree Law No. 1: Establishment of People’s Revolutionary Tribunal at Phnom Penh to Try the Pol Pot-Ieng Sary Clique for the Crime of Genocide (July 15, 1979).

Final Act of the Paris Conference on Cambodia, attached to U.N. Doc. A/46/608, S/23177 (Oct 30, 1991).

State of Cambodia, Provisions Relating to the Judiciary and Criminal Law and Procedure Applicable in Cambodia During the Transitional Period (Sept 10, 1992).

State of Cambodia, Kram on Criminal Procedure (Feb 8, 1993).

United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia, Human Rights Component Final Report (Sept 1993).

The Law on Outlawing the Group of Democratic Kampuchea (July 7, 1994).

Royal Decree Pardoning Ieng Sary (Sept 14, 1996) (unofficial translation).

Letters dated 21 June 1997 from the First and Second Prime Ministers of Cambodia addressed to the Secretary-General, attached to U.N. Doc. A/51/930, S/1997/488(June 24, 1997).

Indictment of Ta Mok under the Law on Outlawing the Group of Democratic Kampuchea (Mar 6, 1999) (unofficial translation).

Report of the Group of Experts for Cambodia, established pursuant to G.A. Res. 52/135, U.N. GAOR, 53d Sess., Annex, 110, U.N. Doc. A/53/850, S/1999/231 (Mar 16, 1999).

Indictment of Duch under the Law on Outlawing the Group of Democratic Kampuchea(May 10, 1999)(unofficial translation).

Indictments of Ta Mok and Duch under Decree Law No. 1 (Sept 6, 1999) (unofficial translation).

Cambodian Constitutional Council Decision on Constitutionality of Law on the Establishment of Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed During the Period of Democratic Kampuchea (Feb 12, 2001) (unofficial translation).

Cambodian Constitutional Council Decision on Constitutionality of Law on the Establishment of Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed During the Period of Democratic Kampuchea (Aug 7, 2001) (unofficial translation).

Law on the Establishment of Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed During the Period of Democratic Kampuchea(Aug 10, 2001).

Report of the Secretary-General on Khmer Rouge Trials, presented to the U.N. to the General Assembly, 57th Sess., Agenda item 109(b), U.N. Doc. A/57/769 (Mar 31, 2003).

Agreement between The United Nations and The Royal Government of Cambodia Concerning The Prosecution Under Cambodian Law Of Crimes Committed During The Period Of Democratic Kampuchea (June 6, 2003).

Debate and Approval of the Agreement between the United Nations and the Royal Government of Cambodia, and Debate and Approval of Amendments to Law on Trying Khmer Leaders (Oct 4-5, 2004) (unofficial translation)

Report of the Secretary General on Khmer Rouge Trials, U.N. GAOR, 59th Sess., Agenda Item 105(b), 37 U.N. Doc. A/59/432 (Oct 12, 2004).

Instrument of Ratification on the Agreement Between the United Nations and the Royal Government of Cambodia Concerning the Prosecution Under Cambodian Law of Crimes Committed During the Period of Democratic Kampuchea (Oct 19, 2004).

Kram Promulgating Law Approving the Agreement between the United Nations and the Royal Government of Cambodia Concerning the Prosecution under Cambodian Law of Crimes Committed during the Period of Democratic Kampuchea (Oct. 19, 2004).

Amendments to the Law on the Establishment of Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed During the Period of Democratic Kampuchea (Oct 27, 2004)

Law on the Establishment of Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed During the Period of Democratic Kampuchea, with inclusion of amendments s promulgated on 27 Oct 2004.

Addendum to Report of the Secretary General on Khmer Rouge Trials, U.N. GAOR, 59th Sess., Agenda Item 105(b), 37 U.N. Doc. A/59/432/Add.1 (Nov 29, 2004).