Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia Set Scope of Case 002/02

The Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has issued a new severance decision which defines which alleged crime sites and factual allegations will be included in the trial in Case 002/02 against Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea. Case 002 was severed into two separate cases on September 22, 2011. Closing arguments concluded in the first case--Case 002/01--in October of 2013. The second case will address several charges including genocide, forced marriages and rape. For more information, see the press release from the ECCC and the Trial Chamber's decision on the scope of Case 002/02.