Prosecutor v Kaing Geuk Eav, alias Duch


Practice Areas

Public International Law

Cases Citation

ECCC, Prosecutor v Kaing Geuk Eav, alias Duch, 001/18-07-2007-ECCC

Lead counsel, 2008-2009, for the largest group of Civil Parties (victims) in the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) arising out of the Khmer Rouge Period. Case file number 1 Prosecutor v Kaing Geuk Eav, alias Duch.

Assembled a team including co-counsel from Switzerland, USA and Cambodia. Karim led this team and directed the case and made submissions in court including examination of the accused. Case undertaken pro bono
(The Documentation Centre of Cambodia (DCCAM) acted as intermediary). Karim obtained funding from the British embassy in Phnom Penh to assist his Cambodian national co-counsel.

Related Barristers

Karim A. A. Khan QC

Karim A. A. Khan QC
Year of Call: 1992
Year of Silk: 2011

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