The first Khmer
Rouge commander to face a U.N.-backed tribunal was sentenced to 35
years in prison on Monday for overseeing 14,000 deaths in the 1970s,
but he'll serve about half that, angering many Cambodians.
Kaing Guek Eav, a 67-year-old former prison chief known as Duch,
received less than the maximum 40 years sought by the prosecution for
his role in the ultra-communist "Killing Fields" regime blamed for 1.7
million deaths from 1975 to 1979.
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