Unlike Case 002, which saw more than 6,000 victim complainants, cases 003 and 004 so far only have 318.
Among those problems is that of forced deportation, a US policy that sends non-legal immigrants back to their presumed home countries.
Tribunal spokesman Lars Olsen said the Pre-Trial Chamber was under no time limit to consider Cayley’s appeal.
For Nou Leakhena, however, the court is just one way to heal what she says is widespread post-traumatic stress from the regime.
Khmer Rouge victims and tribunal monitors have expressed concern over the amount of participation allowed to so-called civil parties.
Tribunal observers fear the court is trying to dismiss those cases in the face of stringent government opposition.
In a statement Thursday, the judges, Siefried Blunk and You Bunleang, called that analysis “baseless” and “nonsensical.”
Government spokesman Phay Siphan dismissed allegations of political influence in the courts in the decision of judges.
Andrew Cayley said a retracting of his statements before a ruling by the Pre-Trial Chamber would be “absolutely meaningless.”
Established in 1984, the holiday acts as a reminder of the crimes of the Khmer Rouge.
The court has come under increased pressure in recent weeks to move forward on cases 003 and 004.
It was unclear how retracting a statement that has already been made public would satisfy the confidentiality requirements of the court.