Hiroto Fujiwara, International Analyst Team Leader of Office of Co-Investigating Judges

Hiroto Fujiwara, International Analyst Team Leader of Office of Co-Investigating Judges

VOICES FROM THE ECCC (Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia)/THE KHMER ROUGE TRIBUNAL.

  1. Can you state your name and position, and provide a brief summary of your basic responsibilities at the ECCC?
  2. What brought you to the ECCC in this role?
  3. Tell us about your work with the ECCC. What was a typical day like for you? How did you interact with other ECCC personnel?
  4. What challenges did you face in your role?
  5. This isn’t your first time working for an international tribunal. You were also an analyst for the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia. Were there any differences between this court and the ECCC?
  6. Are there any lessons learned, best practices, or recommendations based on your time at the ECCC that might be helpful for future international tribunals?
  7. Based on your work at the ECCC, what do you see to be significant challenges for future courts handling mass atrocities?
  8. Can you recall any experiences at the ECCC that changed your perspective?
  9. Keeping within the boundaries of what has been released to the public: can you recall any accused or survivor stories that resonated with you?
  10. What do you think the major impacts of the ECCC will be, both today and, say, 20 years in the future?

(Photo by San Bunsim, October 24, 2019)