Who Were The Khmer Rouge?

Cambodia’s UN-backed war crimes tribunal will hand down its final verdict on Thursday, a judgment in the appeal of the last surviving senior Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan.

The 91-year-old who served as the communist regime’s head of state was sentenced in 2018 by a UN-backed court to life in prison for crimes against humanity and genocide.

Here’s what we know about the Khmer Rouge:

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