After 16 years and 3 convictions, an international tribunal closes down in Cambodia

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Bou Meng, second from left, former prison survivor, is helped into the courtroom before the hearings against Khieu Samphan, former Khmer Rouge head of state, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022.

An international court convened in Cambodia to judge the brutalities of the Khmer Rouge regime that caused the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people in the 1970s ends its work Thursday.

(Image credit: Heng Sinith/AP)

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