Washington – The Khmer Rouge tribunal is to announce verdicts on Friday against the two senior surviving regime officials, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, for crimes against humanity and genocide committed under the totalitarian regime.
In 2014, the court found Chea, 91, and Samphan, 86, guilty of several charges filed in Case 002/01 and sentenced them to life in prison.
However, experts on the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the official name for the tribunal, have mixed views on the legacy and impact the court has had.
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