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Cambodia’s UN-backed genocide court has refused bail to the Khmer Rouge’s former social welfare minister.

For her part in the Maoist regime’s brutal four-year rule in the late 1970s, Ieng Thirith (photo), 76, is accused of crimes against humanity. Her husband was the regime’s foreign minister, and judges are still considering his bail appeal. (more…)

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