KRT Trial Monitor Issue No. 25. This week, the Trial Chamber heard the testimony of three witnesses: Messrs. Sar Kimlomouth, Sao Sarun, and Khoem Ngorn. On Monday, 4 June, international Co- Prosecutor Mr. Tarik Abdulhak continued the examination of Witness Sar Kimlomouth, the Deputy Director of the Foreign Commerce Bank. The Civil Party Lawyers, Ms. Sin Soworn and Mr. Barnabé Nekuie, then followed and concluded with their questions that same day. Counsels for Khieu Samphan, Mr. Kong Sam Onn and, thereafter, Mr. Arthur Vercken, initiated the examination of Witness Sar Kimlomouth on Tuesday, followed by counsels for Nuon Chea, Messrs. Son Arun and Jasper Pauw. The Ieng Sary Defense, on the other hand, did not examine the Witness. Sar Kimlomouth concluded his testimony after answering Judge Jean-Marc Lavergne’s question on the link between Khieu Samphan and the alias “Hem.”
The KRT Trial Monitor, Case 002 is a weekly report on the Case of Nuon Chea, Ieng Sary, Ieng Thirith and Khieu Samphan at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. It is a publication of the Asian International Justice Initiative (AIJI), as part of its Khmer Rouge Tribunal Trial Monitoring and Community Outreach Program. AIJI is a collaborative project between the East-West Center, in Honolulu, and the University of California, Berkeley War Crimes Studies Center.