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Khmer Rouge Hearing Adjourned

In Cambodia, the pre-trial hearing for former Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan has been adjourned. The 76-year-old Samphan is charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity. He served as the head of state for the Khmer rouge regime from 1976 to 1979. Over a million people are estimated to have died of starvation or execution during the Khmer Rouge’s rule.

An estimated one million people died under the Khmer Rouge -- either executed or of starvation

An estimated one million people died under the Khmer Rouge -- either executed or of starvation