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Top Khmer Rouge leader to appeal genocide conviction

By AFP and published by Channel NewsAsia Phnom Penh – The last surviving senior Khmer Rouge leader will next week begin an appeal against his life imprisonment for his role in the genocide committed by the regime in Cambodia more than four decades ago. The Khmer Rouge, led by “Brother Number 1” Pol Pot, left

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The world’s bad guys are winning. Is anyone going to stand up to them?

  Blame Joe Biden for not stepping in more quickly, or Donald Trump for encouraging authoritarian rulers. Blame Barack Obama for lifting sanctions. Easier still, blame China for propping up a military junta and putting profit before people. The International Court of Justice warned of ongoing genocide, but nobody was saved. UN security council members

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