[JURIST] The continuing dispute between Cambodia and the UN over the appointment of Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) [official website] threatens the legitimacy of the court [report, PDF; press release], the Open Society Justice Initiative [advocacy website] said Thursday. Kasper-Ansermet took over for Judge Siegfried Blunk who resigned [JURIST report] in October due to Cambodian political interference with the court. The report recommends that the UN continue to maintain its position supporting...

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