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Genocide Trial Begins for Aging Khmer Rouge Leaders

A United Nations-backed tribunal has begun the second trial of the two surviving senior members of the Khmer Rouge. Ex-head of state Khieu Samphan and chief ideologue Nuon Chea face genocide charges at the trial that began Wednesday in Phnom Penh. The two aging leaders are already set to be sentenced on August 7 after being tried for crimes against humanity in the first trial that ended last year. At the hearing Wednesday, Khieu Samphan appeared to be in good health, taking...

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