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Khmer Rouge Leaders Face More Charges

Cambodia's military court has laid more charges against two former Khmer Rouge leaders awaiting trial for genocide.

Military chief Ta Mok, and the head of the Tuol Sleng interrogation center, Duch, have been charged with genocide and crimes against humanity.

The new charges allow the two to be held for another three years without trial.

Both men were originally jailed in 1999 and charged with genocide, which meant they could be held for three years without trial. In 2002, they were charged with crimes against humanity to prevent their release.

The United Nations is trying to raise $56 million to fund a genocide tribunal. None of the leaders of the Khmer Rouge has ever been brought to trial.

Some information for this report provided by AFP and Reuters.