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- Judging the Successes and Failures of the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia by Seeta Scully
Can the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (“ECCC”) be considered a success? This question is particularly relevant at this time, when the ECCC has just begun prosecuting its largest case thus far. Four accused persons are currently jointly on trial, facing charges in relation to thousands of witnesses and hundreds of “crime bases” [...]
- Bridging the Gap?: The Role of Regional and National Human Rights Institutions in the Asia Pacific by Carole J. Petersen
Although the United Nations has been encouraging the development of regional human rights mechanisms for decades, there is still no regional human rights commission or human rights court in the Asia Pacific region. The lack of such a mechanism is often attributed to the region’s vast size and to the diversity of political, economic, and religious [...]