Added: July 2, 2016 – Last updated: July 2, 2016


Author: Cameron Christensen

Title: Forced Marriage at the Cambodian Crossroads

Subtitle: ECCC Can Develop a New Crime Against Humanity

Journal: Brigham Young University Law Review

Volume: 2015

Issue: 6

Year: May 2016

Pages: 1825-1845

ISSN: 2162-8572 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century, 21st Century | Asian History: Cambodian History | Prosecution: Trials / Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia; Types: Forced Marriage


Link: Howard W. Hunter Law Library (Free Access)



  I. Introduction (p. 1825)
  II. Governing Law (p. 1826)
  III. History of International Tribunals and Forced Marriage (p. 1829)
    A. International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (p. 1829)
    B. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (p. 1829)
    C. Special Court for Sierra Leone (p. 1830)
      1. AFRC Trial (p. 1831)
      2. RUF Trial (p. 1832)
      3. Charles Taylor case (p. 1834)
      4. Inadequacies of the current treatment of forced marriage (p. 1834)
  IV. The Cambodian Crossroads (p. 1835)
  V. Cambodia Furtherance of the Crime of Forced Marriage (p. 1837)
    A. Clarify the Elements of the Crime (p. 1838)
      1. Actus reus (p. 1838)
      2. Mens rea (p. 1840)
    B. Forced Marriage Meets the Chapeau Element and Gravity Requirements (p. 1840)
      1. Chapeau element (p. 1840)
      2. Gravity of the crime (p. 1841)
    C. Distinguist Forced Marriage and Sexual Slavery (p. 1842)
    D. Highlight that Forced Marriage Extends to more than Perpetrator-Victim Relationships (p. 1843)
  VI. Distinctions between Forced and Arranged Marriage (p. 1844)
  VII. Conclusion (p. 1844)

Wikipedia: History of Asia: History of Cambodia / Democratic Kampuchea | Khmer Rouge rule of Cambodia | Court: International court / Khmer Rouge Tribunal | Marriage: Forced marriage