Khmer Rouge leader seeks to overturn genocide conviction

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 4:57pm

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The final Khmer Rouge Tribunal began hearings on Monday. A former leader is now seeking to overturn his genocide conviction. It will be the last chapter in the quest for justice for the more than a million people who died during the brutal regime in the late 1970s. Ashley Westerman reports on how Cambodians today look back on the era, and the need for closure.