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Aranyaprathet was formerly a stop on the railroad connecting Bangkok with Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Rail service was interrupted at the border when the Khmer Rouge seized power in Cambodia in 1975. Aranyaprathet is a popular destination for Thai, Cambodian and expatriate visitors who are attracted by th ...

Two surviving leaders of Khmer Rouge regime launch appeals against life-sentence

Jul 02, 2015    

PhnomPenh:The two surviving senior leaders of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge regime launched appeals on Thursday of their convictions by a U.N.-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group's brutal rule in the 1970s.Khieu Samphan, the Khmer Rouge's 83-year-old former head of state, and Nuon Chea, its 88-year-old chief ideologue, appeared in court Thursday for the first day of the appeals. The tribunal said a ruling on the appeals by its Supreme Court is not expected until early next year.The two men, both frail and ailing, are the regime's only survivin...

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