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Cambodian Tribunal Ends First Trial in Key Khmer Rouge Case

Thursday marked the conclusion of the first portion of the trial involving two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge movement. While prosecutors have asked the judges to hand down a life sentence for both men, the two defense teams say their clients should be acquitted and released. An estimated two million Cambodians died from harsh conditions imposed by the Khmer Rouge government in the 1970's.     Both elderly defendants addressed the court Thursday as the first part of ...

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