Voices for reconciliation : assessing media outreach and survivor engagement for Case 002 at the Khmer Rouge trials

dc.contributor.author Sperfeldt, Christoph
dc.contributor.author Hyde, Melanie
dc.contributor.author Balthazard, Mychelle
dc.contributor.author East-West Center
dc.contributor.author Stanford University. WSD Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-14T01:26:33Z
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dc.date.issued 2016-02
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dc.description.abstract Using outreach-friendly television broadcasting of the Khmer Rouge (KR) trials in Cambodia in conjunction with community-based dialogue meetings, the Voices for Reconciliation: Promoting Nationwide Dialogue on the Khmer Rouge Past through the Mass Media and Community-Level Survivor Networks project aimed to 1) increase community awareness and understanding of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) trials, 2) empower conflict-affected groups to create spaces for dialogue at the community level, and 3) build the necessary capacities among those groups and civil society intermediaries to create environments favorable for longer-term reconciliatory processes beyond the ECCC. The project engaged with the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association's Civil Party Representative Scheme, which supports a network of Civil Parties (CPs) and Civil Party Representatives (CPRs) who are party to the ECCC proceedings. To achieve the objectives, the project had a three-prong strategy: 1) the production and broadcasting of television programs and media outreach to the general population, 2) the organization of community-based dialogue meetings using outreach films to inform Cambodians in rural areas about the ECCC and its developments, and 3) capacity building to civil society groups and 46 CPRs who were directly involved with the project. This report was produced as part of an evaluation of the project in Cambodia, and involved an assessment of the project outcomes in relation to the participation of the CPs and CPRs in the project and lessons learned from the project implementation. The results are based on interviews with a non-random sample of 101 CPs and 38 out of 45 CPRs who participated in the project. To complement the survey, four focus group discussions including a total of 18 women and 14 men, were conducted in four different provinces. The interview and the focus group discussions took place during the first two weeks of July 2015 at the end of the project. The results represent the points of view of study participants at the time of the survey and focus groups discussions only.
dc.format.extent 72 p.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/80473
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher Honolulu, HI : East-West Center
dc.publisher Stanford, CA : WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice, Stanford University
dc.subject.lcsh Public relations - Cambodia - Evaluation
dc.subject.lcsh Trials (Crimes against humanity) - Public relations - Cambodia
dc.subject.lcsh Trials (Crimes against humanity) - Press coverage - Cambodia
dc.title Voices for reconciliation : assessing media outreach and survivor engagement for Case 002 at the Khmer Rouge trials
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dc.type Report
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