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theguardian - 28 days ago

Khmer Rouge leaders face Nuremberg judgment on genocide charges

Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea are the two most senior living leaders of regime that presided over deaths of millions in Cambodia
Two senior leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime will hear on Friday whether they are guilty of genocide charges, in a ruling experts say will bring down the curtain on the troubled UN-backed tribunal’s quest for justice.The Khmer Rouge’s former head of state Khieu Samphan, 87, and “Brother Number 2” Nuon Chea, 92, are the two most senior living members of the ultra-Maoist group that seized control of Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. Continue reading...

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