Nuon Chea, Pol Pot’s former lieutenant, told the court that Norodom Sihanouk had visited members of the Khmer Rouge for a week in 1973.
The first version was sent back to them from the Council of Minsters, following widespread criticism from the international community.
Pung Chhiv Kek, founder of the rights group Licadho, said Cambodia was now sliding backwards in its adherence to human rights norms.
When the Khmer Rouge took over Phnom Penh, on April 17, 1975, they began marching people out of the city almost immediately.
Ieng Thirith would then be re-evaluated within six months to determine whether she is fit to stand trial, the court said.
The government will hold a workshop on Dec. 19, but organizations said that it will not be enough time to review the draft for problems.
Meas Savath said Cambodians are often less apt to open discussions about their disputes than Americans.
The NGO law was kicked back to the Ministry of Interior earlier this year after heavy public criticism.
Arisman is among over a dozen Red Shirt leaders charged with inciting violence that erupted in April 2010 in Bangkok.
Many people joined the movement in an effort to put the monarch back on the throne.
In recent testimony, Nuon Chea accused the Vietnamese of their own atrocity crimes, a claim Vietnamese officials deny.
Independent analyst Lao Monghay said he supports reform plans, but they are not being implemented.