Cambodia tribunal declares Khmer Rouge ‘first lady’ unfit to stand trial


Judges say Ieng Thirith, 79, suffering from symptoms consistent with Alzheimer’s and trial ‘would not serve interests of justice’ Ieng Thirith, was minister of social affairs under the Khmer Rouge and stood accused of crimes against humanity and genocide. Photograph: Mark Peters/AP The international tribunal trying the top commanders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime has ruled that former minister Ieng Thirith was mentally ill and unfit to stand trial….

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