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Local Cambodians still awaiting Khmer Rouge verdict

by Josie Huang | Take Two

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Leakhena Nou, a sociology professor at Cal State, Long Beach, guides survivors of the Khmer Rouge through how to give a written testimony in this photo taken in 2010. ASRIC/Vanta El

It's been more than 30 years since the Khmer Rouge tore apart Cambodia, but some of its senior members are still being prosecuted.

KPCC's Josie Huang says the court cases, led by a UN-backed war tribunal, are closely followed in Long Beach, home to the largest Cambodian community in the U.S.
 

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