Lawyer Victor Koppe was unregistered as a lawyer in his native Netherlands in 2016, according to the Cambodian Bar Association. Photo: YouTube

Lawyer for Khmer Rouge’s Nuon Chea was practising illegally, says Cambodian bar association, casting mistrial risk over historic verdict

  • Victor Koppe is dismissed by a UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia after the bar association reports he was unregistered as a lawyer in the Netherlands in 2016
  • The revelation throws doubt over the nine-year process to bring justice to Nuon Chea – Pol Pot’s ‘Brother No 2’ – and fellow defendant Khieu Samphan
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Lawyer Victor Koppe was unregistered as a lawyer in his native Netherlands in 2016, according to the Cambodian Bar Association. Photo: YouTube
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