ECCC: Mr. Göran Sluiter Assigned as Foreign Defence Lawyer

AKP Phnom Penh, October 08, 2012 –

The Defence Support Section of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has assigned Mr. Göran Sluiter as a foreign lawyer to represent a Suspect named in the Third Introductory Submission submitted by the International Co-Prosecutor to the Office of the Co-Investigating Judges on Sept. 7, 2009, according to an ECCC press release.

The Third Introductory Submission is part of the Case File in Case 004, it indicated.

Mr. Sluiter is a Dutch criminal defence lawyer from Amsterdam and also a professor in international criminal law at the University of Amsterdam, said the press release, adding that he has extensive experience in international criminal law having worked as a judge in international crimes cases in the Netherlands and for defence teams at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Court.

The identity of any Suspect named in the Third Introductory Submission remains confidential, underlined the press release.

By SOKMOM Nimul

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