The continued investigation of cases 003 and 004 by the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s international Co-Investigating Judge, Mark Harmon, is inspiring more Khmer Krom victims of the regime to apply to participate as civil parties in the proceedings, the Minority Rights Organization (MIRO) said Wednesday. In a statement, the NGO, which works to “promote and defend the rights of Khmer Krom and ethnic minority groups in Cambodia,” said the sluggish pace of the proceedings has done little to deter victims from trying to take part in the government-opposed Cases 003 and 004, which Judge Harmon’s national counterpart, Judge You Bunleng, refuses
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