Cambodia: Khmer Rouge trial opens amid controversies

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November 21, 2011
Christian Science Monitor    
Posted in News, PND News

"Hundreds of students, regime survivors, and saffron-robed monks packed a courtroom in the capital to hear prosecutors outline a litany of accusations against the elderly defendants, who face charges including war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity. But more than 30 years after the brutal communist movement was ousted from power, the trial ... threatens to be overshadowed by claims of political interference and judicial misconduct." (11/21/11)  


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