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Prosecutors Push for Quick Resumption of Khmer Rouge Trial

Officials of Cambodia's United Nations-backed war crimes court met in Phnom Penh on Wednesday to discuss moving forward with the second phase of the case against two aging Khmer Rouge leaders, but prosecutors and lawyers are at odds over how quickly to proceed. The court’s international prosecutor, Nicholas Koumjian, said he wants this phase of the trial to move forward as quickly as possible. Given that the crimes are alleged to have taken place more than 30 years ago, and with...

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