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Conflict & Justice

Cambodia report

Rebecca Henschke reports on the Cambodia's real estate boom -- and its effect of slum dwellers who are often forced out of their homes to make way for new developments, and that's led to protests from human rights groups.

Khmer Rouge leaders to go on trial

The trial of five former Khmer Rouge leaders begins tomorrow in Phenom Penh. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Trapaing Sva, a village about an hour south of the Cambodian capital.

Ex-Khmer Rouge official offers apology

The ex-Khmer Rouge official responsible for running the notorious S21 prison in Cambodia decades ago today admitted responsibility for torturing and killing thousands of inmates. He also apologized. The World's Mary Kay Magistad is covering the hearings at the UN-backed tribunal in Phnom Penh.

Global Politics

Khmer Rouge on trial

The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the latest from the UN-backed trial of former Khmer Rouge officials being held in Cambodia. Today's proceedings opened under a cloud of corruption and accusations of political interference.

Corruption may endanger Khmer rouge trials

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on how accusations of corruption is affecting the trial of former Khmer Rouge officials in Cambodia. Among other things, international monitors say Cambodian staff members on the tribunal are forced to give kickbacks to government officials.