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Nuon Chea at a hearing of the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh. Nuon Chea, the Khmer Rouge’s No. 2 leader, at a hearing of the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Nov. 16, 2018 (Photo provided by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via AP Images).

The Death of Nuon Chea and Cambodia’s Failed Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

He died in a hospital in Phnom Penh, 93 years-old and still portraying himself as a Cambodian hero. Nuon Chea was the senior-most surviving member of the

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