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2009 | Hao Duy Phan; ‘Reparations to Victims of Gross Human Rights Violations: The Case of Cambodia’

in: 4 E. Asia L. Rev. 277 2009

The world community has introduced various legal instruments regarding reparations for gross violations of human rights. In Cambodia, however, reparations for those seriously and systematically deprived of their rights by the Khmer Rouge regime remain an unresolved issue, even after the establishment of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed during the Period of Democratic Kampuchea. In so complicated a case as Cambodia's, there are many questions regarding the reparations issue that are left unanswered This Article examines the issue and offers some recommendations for a feasible and effective reparation program for the Khmer Rouge's victims.