(BBC News) Two top Khmer Rouge leaders have been jailed for life after being convicted by Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal of crimes against humanity.
Nuon Chea served as Pol Pot's deputy and Khieu Samphan was the Maoist regime's head of state.
They are the first top-level leaders to be held accountable for its crimes.
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Up to two million people are believed to have died under the Khmer Rouge - from starvation and overwork or executed as enemies of the state.