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Khmer Rouge Tribunal Begins Closing Statements

Survivors of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge packed a courtroom in Phnom Penh on Wednesday to hear the start of closing statements in the trial of two of the group's senior ex-leaders. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan face charges of genocide and crimes against humanity for their part in the 1970s rule of the communist Khmer Rouge, which is blamed for the deaths of nearly two million Cambodians. Both men, now in their 80s, attended Wednesday's session of the U.N.-backed tribunal. Closing ...

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