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The Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s failed mission

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s failed mission

In 2003 the international community helped the Cambodian government to establish a special tribunal – with the participation of the United Nations – to prosecute the most important Khmer Rouge leaders. The name given to the institution was the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). Prosecuting those responsible for the mass killings perpetrated under the Khmer Rouge regime

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10 March demonstration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

10 March demonstration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

On Saturday 10 March, a delegation of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transnational (NRPTT) and the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” (GCRL) will join the event “EUROPE STANDS WITH TIBET” in Geneva, Switzerland. On the 59th anniversary of the Lhasa uprising against the Chinese occupation, which the Tibetans celebrate annually all over the world, pro-Tibet organizations

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What about the Khmer Rouge Tribunal?

What about the Khmer Rouge Tribunal?

More than 10 years have passed since the establishment of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) for the persecution of crimes committed during the Government of Democratic Kampuchea, commonly known as the Cambodia Tribunal or Khmer Rouge Tribunal. In June 2003 an agreement was reached between the Cambodian Government and the United Nations on the assistance and

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Cambodian democracy under threat from moves against opposition, UN expert warns

Cambodian democracy under threat from moves against opposition, UN expert warns

GENEVA (12 October 2017) – Civil and political rights in Cambodia are deteriorating rapidly, with deeply worrying implications for forthcoming elections and the future of democracy in the country, a United Nations human rights expert has said. The stark warning from the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Cambodia comes after the Ministry of Interior began legal proceedings

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Presented at the Siracusa Institute the document illustrating the right to know

Presented at the Siracusa Institute the document illustrating the right to know

On Monday, May 29th, the document instructing the campaign led by the Nonviolent Radical Party transnational transparty (NRPTT) together with a coalition of organizations for the recognition by the United Nations of the universal right to know was presented at the Syracuse International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights. The initiative stems from Marco Pannella’s attempt to prevent military action

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Explanatory document on the right to know presented

Explanatory document on the right to know presented

In a press conference called on Thursday 25 May at the headqarters of the Nonviolent Radical Party trasnational and transparty, Amb. Giulio Terzi, Paolo Reale, Laura Harth and Matteo Angioli presented the explanatory document setting out the concept definition of the right to know. The final document had been published earlier on 12 May 2017 for the Conference “Information and public

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