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By Thomas Stevenson On August 7, judges at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC; better known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal) convicted two former members of the Khmer Rouge inner circle, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, in Case 002/01.  In a less heralded development, the ECCC judgment also endorsed 11 out of 13 reparations more...
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