The Cambodian Hybrid Court is Prosecuting for the Wrong Offenses: A Review Essay
12 Pages Posted: 22 May 2014
Date Written: May 21, 2014
The tribunal set up jointly by Cambodia and the Untied Nations to try Khmer Rouge figures has used internationally defined offenses exclusively in the prosecutions conducted to date. This review essay argues that most of these charges are not legally sustainable, and that the tribunal would have been better advised to charge under the domestic penal law of Cambodia.
Keywords: Cambodia, Khmer Rouge
JEL Classification: K14, K33
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