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UN Genocide Adviser Welcomes Historic Conviction Of Former Khmer Rouge leaders

Friday’s historic conviction by a United Nations-backed international tribunal of two former Khmer Rouge leaders in Cambodia on genocide charges has been welcomed by the UN Special Adviser on the issue.

In a statement, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, described the conviction by a UN-backed international tribunal in Cambodia as “a good day for justice”, adding that “it demonstrates that justice will prevail, and that impunity should never be accepted for genocide and other atrocity crimes.”

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Senior UN official urges Cambodia to pay staff, break up strike at UN-backed tribunal

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. Photo: ECCCA senior United Nations expert is calling on the Government of Cambodia to pay its national staff and help end a strike at the UN-backed tribunal trying Khmer Rouge leaders accused of mass killings and other crimes in the south-east Asian country. “We are fully committed to ending the current funding crisis as soon as possible and providing Continue reading