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Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav appears in a courtroom of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in 2007. Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A handout photo released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on November 16, 2018, shows former Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea during his war crimes trial last year in Phnom Penh. Mark Peters/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Khieu Samphan, left, former Khmer Rouge head of state, stands at the dock in a court room during a hearing at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Friday. Nhet Sok/AP/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia hide caption

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Soum Rithy (center left), who lost family members during the Khmer Rouge regime, and Chum Mey, a survivor of the notorious Tuol Sleng prison, embrace after the verdicts were announced Thursday in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Heng Sinith/AP hide caption

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A tourist views photos of former Khmer Rouge prisoners at the Tuol Sleng genocide museum, formerly the regime's notorious S-21 prison, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in a photo from 2009. Heng Sinith/AP hide caption

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