Nuon Chea (left) and Khieu Samphan in court
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Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty and jailed for life

Two top Khmer Rouge leaders have been jailed for life for crimes against humanity.

Nuon Chea, who served as Pol Pot's deputy, and former head of state Khieu Samphan were convicted by Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal.

Chief Judge Nil Nonn delivered the sentences.

  • 07 Aug 2014
  • From the section Asia
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