As more than half of the national staff at the Khmer Rouge war crimes tribunal enter their fifth day of strike action over unpaid wages, the U.N. has issued its strongest statement so far urging the government to fulfill its financial obligations to the court. David Scheffer, the U.N.s special expert to the court, said in a statement dated Wednesday that the government was failing to meet its commitments to the hybrid body, leading to an ongoing strike of about 140 Cambodian staff members who have not been paid for more than three months. The national budget crisis
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