Practice Relating to Rule 93. Rape and Other Forms of Sexual Violence
Cambodia’s Law on the Establishment of the ECCC (2001), as amended in 2004, provides in its Article 5:
The Extraordinary Chambers shall have the power to bring to trial all suspects who committed crimes against humanity during the period 17 April 1975 to 6 January 1979.
Crimes against humanity … are any acts committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian population, on national, political, ethnical, racial or religious grounds, such as:
Article 4 of the Law further provides:
The Extraordinary Chambers shall have the power to bring to trial all Suspects who committed the crimes of genocide as defined in the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide of 1948, and which were committed during the period from 17 April 1975 to 6 January 1979.
The acts of genocide … mean any acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, such as:
- imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group.