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Prosecutor Wants Forced Marriage, Rape Added to Khmer Rouge Case

The international prosecutor at the U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal has requested that investigations of a still-pending case include crimes of sexual violence and forced marriage. A trial of Case 004 would require three indictments of former Khmer Rouge commanders, and critics say it may never see full trial. But Nicholas Koumjian, the international prosecutor at the court, said Thursday his office has reviewed evidence of forced marriages of up to 80 couples, as well as rapes that...

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