Today, Duch’s legal adviser announced that he intends to appeal the sentence passed by the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia. Yesterday, Duch was sentenced to 35 years in prison, of which he must serve 19. It is interesting to note that one of the international judges of the Tribunal issued a dissenting opinion. According to the French judge, the maximum applicable prison term should be 30 years.


  • Read more in the press release (26 July 2010)
  • Read the comments given by Göran Sluiter in the free Dutch newspaper De Pers.
  • Listen to an interview given by Victor Koppe to the Dutch public news station, Radio 1
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