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Khmer Rouge trial enters fourth day

Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 01:45

Jun 30 - Former leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime appear in court facing a host of charges, including genocide. Andrew Raven reports.

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Judges file into the highest Cambodian court room. They are presiding over the genocide trial -- senior members of the country's brutal Khmer Rouge regime -- number the La -- Thursday marked the fourth -- of pretrial hearing for the alleged architects of Cambodia's killing fields. -- for. New line today you sound fine. Yanks Gary and his wife -- here -- are facing a litany of charges from slavery to murder. The trial has been dominated by attempts by salaries lawyer to have the case against him thrown out. It's also been dogged by allegations of corruption and bias. But one prosecutors said those criticisms were unfair. I would say to the Cambodian people be absolutely delighted that you have a cool looking like it's. When these kinds of issues which -- very serious issues. Are gonna be determined before the case begins. So that if yanks areas convicted that would never be any questions -- ten or fifteen years time about a -- it's that this trial and whether certain issues with settled. Before it -- The case which has been years in the making has dominated headlines in Cambodia. An estimated one point seven million died there under the Khmer Rouge who ruled the country from 1975. To 1979. Andrew -- Reuters.

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Khmer Rouge trial enters fourth day

Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 01:45