Leaders Khmer Rouge condemned for genocide

Leaders Khmer Rouge condemned for genocide

World November 16, 2018 05:48

phnom penh - Two senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge were convicted of genocide by a tribunal in Cambodia on Friday. It is the first time that someone has been convicted of genocide from the regime that was in power in the country almost forty years ago.

It is the 92-year-old Nuon Chea, better known as Brother Number 2 and the former president Khieu Samphan (87). They have been found guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide by the Cambodia Tribunal, which is supported by the United Nations.

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