Cambodian MPs Accept Revised Legislation to Try Khmer Rouge Leaders

Published July 2nd, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

Cambodian legislators said on Monday they had accepted revised legislation submitted by the government for a long-awaited tribunal to try leaders of the 1970s Khmer Rouge "killing fields" regime. 

"Today the legislative committees of the National Assembly supported article 3 of the revised legislation," said Sok An, minister for the cabinet. 

The legislative committee would submit the law for approval by parliament members on Wednesday next week, he added -- PHNOM PENH (AFP) 



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