[JURIST] Prosecutors at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) [official website], on Monday requested life imprisonment in the case [court materials] against two former leaders of the Khmer Rouge. The former leaders, Nuon Chea, also known as "Brother Number 2," and Khieu Samphan [case materials], the regime's head of state, are accused [AP report] of crimes against humanity, genocide and "grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions of 1949"...

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