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First Khmer Rouge trial to open

A senior Khmer Rouge figure, who ran the S-21 prison during the brutal years under the regime in the 1970s, goes on trial in a UN-backed court on Monday.

But do young Cambodians bother about past atrocities that resulted in the deaths of one and a half million people?

Al Jazeera’s Laura Kyle reports from Phnom Penh.

Khmer Rouge war crimes trial begins

Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, has appeared before a UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia charged with war crimes during the violent reign of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s.

Al Jazeera’s Selina Downes reports on the landmark trial and what it means to survivors of the infamous “killing fields”.