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Cambodia ends prosecution of former-Khmer Rouge generals

CITING a job completed, Cambodia has confirmed it will put a stop to the United Nations-backed tribunal into war crimes that last week convicted two leaders of the Khmer Rouge for genocide. According to the Associated Press, Deputy prime minister Sar Kheng said there would be no further prosecutions and ruled the tribunal’s work done after just three convictions over its nine-year history. The only other person convicted was the regime’s prisons chief. The tribunal, formally the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), was set up to target leaders of the military regime who were in power from 1975 to 1979. But it has been plagued by controversy, budget woes and a sense among the public that what has been done has been too little and far too late. A woman cries next to a dead body, 17 April 1975 in Phnom Penh, after the Khmer Rouge enter... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, Cambodia ends prosecution of former-Khmer Rouge generals, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'ASIAN CORRESPONDENT'. Thank you Cambodia ends prosecution of former-Khmer Rouge generals

 

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