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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia | Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal’s last gasp

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia  | Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal’s last gasp

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge Leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians will issue verdicts Friday in the latest — and perhaps last — of such trials.

Nuon Chea, 92, and Khieu Samphan, 87, are the last two surviving senior leaders of the radical communist group that brutally ruled Cambodia in the late 1970s.

They are already serving life sentences after being convicted in a previous 2011-2014 trial of crimes against humanity connected with forced transfers and disappearances of masses of people.

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