Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Thirty Years Later, Verdict Nears

AIR DATE: May 25, 2010
In Cambodia, Verdict Nears in Khmer Rouge Genocide Trial

Thirty years after the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror, those accused of perpetrating genocide in Cambodia are facing justice for the first time. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the forthcoming verdict from the war crimes tribunal. Transcript

Cambodia Prepares for Verdicts in Khmer Rouge Trials

May 25, 2010 In Cambodia, several former leaders of the Khmer Rouge are on trial for the detention and killing of thousands of Cambodians during the 1970s. The first verdict -- for prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch -- is expected this summer.

News coverage of the trials and a prison-museum in the capital Phnom Penh serve as reminders of the genocide for Cambodians, many of whom weren't alive when the killings occurred. Continued with Two Short Video's

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