Cambodian relatives and people pray in front of the crematorium before the cremation of late Khmer Rouge regime social affairs minister, Ieng Thirith in Pailin province on August 24, 2015. AFP PHOTO
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A U.N.-backed court Wednesday dismissed a case against a former Khmer Rouge cadre charged with crimes against humanity, highlighting the difficulties of bringing lower level members of the brutal regime to justice.Only a handful of senior leaders have been jailed by the special court set up to deliver justice to the regime's victims.Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot died in 1998 without ever facing justice and the vast majority of regime cadres responsible for one the twentieth century's worst genocides remain free.But the court has seen some success.
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