Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Top Khmer Rouge Leader arrested

reports AP and CNN today:
Police detained the top surviving leader of the Khmer Rouge on Wednesday over his role in the notorious former Cambodian regime that caused the deaths of 1.7 million people in the late 1970s.

Police surrounded Nuon Chea's home in Pailin in northwestern Cambodia near the Thai border and served him with an arrest warrant on charges of crimes against humanity, police Capt. Sem Sophal said.

Thats besides requests to shut down the ECCC.

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