The stupa is 6 meters tall and was funded by the German government, as a part of ongoing efforts to foster national reconciliation for the atrocity crimes of the Khmer Rouge.
The UN and Cambodian sides of the court have been at odds at numerous times since the tribunal’s inception, in 2006.
The two former Khmer Rouge leaders are currently in the midst of the second and final trial phase at the UN-backed court.
U.S. President Barack Obama and former president George W. Bush participated Saturday in the 50th anniversary observance of the beating of peaceful civil rights demonstrators by police in Selma, Alabama.
During questioning Monday, prosecutor Nicholas Koumjian reminder witness Neang Ouch he had sworn an oath and could be charged with perjury.
Neither Im Chaem nor Meas Muth have been arrested, for example, despite the charges against them.
Anlong Veng was the last stronghold of the Khmer Rouge. It was home to the top Khmer Rouge leaders such as Pol Pol, Nuon Chea and Ta Mok. But do you know much about its history?
In an interview with VOA Khmer Wednesday, she said she has been wrongly accused.
The suspects are part of two ongoing cases at the UN-backed court that Prime Minister Hun Sen and other senior officials oppose—and that court observers fear may never be completed.
Some 500 urns are now listed, with dates from 1970 to 1990.
This phase of the trial is wide reaching, and will in part help many Cambodians understand the history and workings of the secretive regime.
Elizabeth Becker told the court Monday she was not allowed to walk around and had to be escorted in a car.