Britain's Andrew Cayley issued a statement Monday that he was stepping down as co-international prosecutor due to personal reasons
Cambodian staff have not been paid on their half of the court since May, prompting a walkout of staff this week.
Cambodian staff, including judges, have not been paid since May, court officials said.
Nearly 200 of the 250 staff members did not show up for work Monday in Phnom Penh to protest several months of unpaid wages.
Around 100 staff members at Cambodia’s cash-strapped war crimes court will begin an open-ended strike Sunday because they have not received their salaries since May.
Cambodian staff at the U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge war crimes tribunal are threatening to go on strike over unpaid wages.
Reality program reunites families torn apart by genocide, political strife of regime that collapsed more than three decades ago.
Kem Sokha, who is the vice president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, says the allegations have been trumped up by the ruling party in order to discredit the opposition ahead of July 28 national elections.
Sou Met, who commanded the Khmer Rouge air force, was accused of major atrocity crimes as a ranking member of the regime.
Court observers say they are skeptical of a court that has seen routine delays and completed just one trial since 2006.
Phnom Penh Municipal Court has opened a hearing against senior opposition official Kem Sokha, who is being sued by a Khmer Rouge survivor for allegedly denying atrocities committed by the regime.
The request was made to Prime Minister Hun Sen by lawyers for civil party participants at the tribunal.