Cambodia: a criminal justice system in transition

Roderic Broadhurst, Chenda Keo

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    Abstract

    Cambodia is a small nation in South East Asia that borders Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand. During the last quarter of the twentieth century Cambodians suffered the greatest of all crimes: genocide, civil war, and foreign aggression. This legacy continues to have a profound effect on the criminal justice system. Following the first free and fair elections under United Nations supervision in 1993, Cambodia has been at peace since 1998 with the final demise of the Khmer Rouge (KR) insurgency.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationRoutledge Handbook of International Criminology
    Editors Cindy J Xmith, Sheldon X Zhang & Rosemary Barberet
    Place of PublicationOxon UK
    PublisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
    Pages338-348
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9780415779098
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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