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Ciorciari comments on winding down of Khmer Rouge Tribunals

Sep 24, 2020 La Prensa Latina
"I think it is quite likely that the [remaining] cases will be dismissed. With little prospect of those cases advancing... and after years of mounting donor frustration and fatigue, it is doubtful that the tribunal will be open much longer," said...

Khmer Rouge Tribunal begins new phase with wider scope

Aug 28, 2014
The Khmer Rouge tribunal's ongoing proceedings against the former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan are entering their second and final phase with broader attention to the regime's crimes, reports Sok Khemara in a Voice of America...
State & Hill

Hybrid Justice and Armed With Expertise

May 6, 2014
Two new books from Ford School faculty members John D. Ciorciari and Joy Rohde deepen our understanding of international criminal justice systems and the role social scientists have played, for better or for worse, in American national...

New book by Ciorciari offers critique of Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Jan 23, 2014
"Hybrid Justice: The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia," a forthcoming book by John Ciorciari and Anne Heindel, a legal advisor at the Documentation Center of Cambodia, contends that the unique legal and institutional features of the...
State & Hill

Memory and justice: Assembling archives of mass atrocities

Dec 18, 2012
A woman in Cambodia recently released more than 1,000 photographs of people imprisoned by the Khmer Rouge—the genocidal Democratic Kampuchea regime that ruled the country from 1975–79. She had worked in the regime's prison system and, fearing...

John Ciorciari discusses first ruling from Khmer Rouge tribunal

Jun 30, 2010
In a U-M vodcast, John Ciorciari talks about the first verdict to be issued by the United Nations-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal against Duch (or Kaing Guek Eav), a prison chief accused of torture and crimes against humanity in Cambodia during the Pol...
International Policy Center (IPC) film series

A River Changes Course

Nov 21, 2014, 4:30-6:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
From Cambodia’s forests to its rivers, from its idyllic rice fields to the capital’s pulsing heart, forces of radical change are transforming the landscape of the country – and the dreams of its people. A River Changes Course intimately captures the stories of three families living in Cambodia as they strive to maintain their traditional ways of life amid rapid development and environmental degradation. Award winning filmmaker and director Kalyanee Mam will offer introductory remarks, and take questions from the audience following the film screening. 
Ford School
Book Talks @ The Ford School

Hybrid Justice: The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Sep 19, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
In his book with co-author Ann Heindel, John Ciorciari examines the contentious politics behind the tribunal's creation, it's flawed legal and institutional design, and the frequent politicized impasses that have undermined its ability to deliver credible and efficient justice and leave a positive legacy.
Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Khmer Rouge Trials: Serving to End or Compound Cambodia's Culture of Impunity?

Apr 21, 2014, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
About the event In a conversation moderated by Susan Waltz, Margo Picken and John Ciorciari will discuss the positive and negative effects of the UN-backed Khmer Rouge trials that began several years ago in "extraordinary chambers" of the courts of Cambodia. Will they bring "closure" to the country's dark past?
Ford School

John Ciorciari: Justice in Cambodia

Jun 30, 2010 0:02:51

John Ciorciari talks about the first verdict to be issued by the United Nations-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal against Duch (or Kaing Guek Eav). June, 2010.