FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A U.N.-backed court in Cambodia has begun its initial hearings into war crimes allegations with mixed success and predictions of a long and bumpy road ahead for a tribunal described by legal experts as more complex than the Nuremberg trials held immediately after World War II. Its importance was underscored by the United States ambassador at large for war crime issues, Stephen Rapp, who called the Khmer Rouge tribunal “the most important trial in the world.” Read more at World Politics Review.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Back in December, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia had scored high praise for reaching an agreement that essentially postponed construction of the Xayaburi Dam while further studies could be undertaken into […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — She is the celebrity face of the global fight against sex slavery, but now some are asking if Cambodia’s Somaly Mam has exaggerated victims’ stories. Read more from Lindsay Murdoch […]