Apparently, his death has spurred calls to begin trials for the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia...who allegedly committed their crimes in the 1970s. Reuters:
The death of Serb leader Slobodan Milosevic during his trial has heightened the need to start the long-delayed trials of aging Khmer Rouge leaders on charges of genocide, United Nations officials said on Tuesday.In Iraq, 85 more bodies of "executed men" have been found in Baghdad the past few days. Sectarian violence is heating up.
"We all know that the possible accused all are aging, so we really have to start the process as soon as we can," Michelle Lee, the U.N.'s deputy director of the court administration preparing the trials.
These were street executions. It is happening yet again.
When will the relevant trials begin? 2010? 2020?
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