Apr 8, 2013

Khmer Rouge tribunal resumes — but will they live long enough?

Cambodia's beleaguered Khmer Rouge tribunal resumes today. But the wheels of justice are turning slowly -- and defendants are dying before it comes. Kevin Ponniah reports from Phnom Penh.

Ang Udom and Michael Karnavas, co-defence lawyers for the late former Khmer Rouge foreign minister Ieng Sary, pray during a ceremony

Cambodia’s beleaguered Khmer Rouge tribunal is facing a more pressing problem than the government obstruction, staff walk-outs and funding shortfalls that have plagued its seven-year history: the relentless march of time.

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