ECCC Begins Its Initial Hearing On Case 002
AKP, Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) begins its initial hearing on Case 002 from June 27 to July 1 for former top leaders of Democratic Kampuchea (DK) (or commonly known as Khmer Rouge).
The four DK leaders include Khieu Samphan, 79, Chairman of the State Presidium; Brother No. 2 Noun Chea, 84, Deputy Secretary of the Communist Party and Chairman of the National Assembly; Ieng Sary, 85, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs; and his wife, Ieng Thirith, 79, Minister of Social Actions.