Khmer Rouge surviving leaders face genocide verdict

Khmer Rouge surviving leaders face genocide verdict
 

The UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal is set to deliver its verdict on whether the last two surviving leaders of the Pol Pot regime are guilty of genocide.
Nuon Chea, 92, was Pol Pot's deputy, and Khieu Samphan, 87, was the regime's head of state.
They are on trial for genocide against Cambodia's Cham Muslim minority and ethnic Vietnamese.
Up to two million people are thought to have died under brutal Khmer Rouge regime between 1975 and 1979.
Many of them succumbed to starvation and overwork, or were executed as enemies of the state.
The pair are already serving life sentences after they were... read more

 
16 November 2018 in World News, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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