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Tribunal Ends Appeals Hearing for Ex-Khmer Rouge Leaders

The U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal on Friday wrapped up three days of appeals hearings for former regime leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, who were found guilty of atrocity crimes in the initial part of their two-phase trial. Prosecutors said Friday they are confident the Supreme Court Chamber will uphold the guilty verdict of the lower chamber, delivering life sentences to both men, despite arguments by the defense that the trial has been conducted unfairly. Nuon Chea, the...

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