For the First Time, Muslim Genocide at KR Tribunal-Combodia

Charges of genocide were heard for the first time on Monday at the Khmer Rouge tribunal as the Trial Chamber began the next phIt Sen testifies at the Khmer Rouge tribunal on Monday. (ECCC)ase of Case 002/02 against defendants Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, which will focus on the treatment of Cham Muslims during the Pol Pot era.

The 2010 closing order for Case 002, which recognizes the Cham as a distinct ethnic and religious group, alleges that the Communist Party of Kampuchea—in which the two surviving defendants were senior figures—initiated a policy to target, identify, gather and kill Cambodia’s Cham population…..more:   cambodiadaily