Cambodia's war crimes court upholds conviction against last surviving Khmer Rouge leader

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Khieu Samphan, the last surviving senior leader of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime, has failed in his appeal to overturn his genocide conviction. The final verdict brings a close to a court process stretching 16 years, costing $500 million. The communist movement seized control of Cambodia in April 1975, unleashing a reign of terror lasting almost four years in the South-East Asian nation. An estimated 2 million people died due to mass starvation, political persecution and mass killings, a catastrophic forced evacuation of the capital Phnom Penh.
Published 3 months ago · P P, Cambodia

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