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January 6th, 2010

Genocide Charge for Two Former Khmer Rouge Leaders

A UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia has for the first time charged two former Khmer Rouge leaders with genocide.

via BBC News

December 22nd, 2009

Auschwitz sign stolen, recovered

At 5am on Friday December 18, 2009, Polish police were alerted that the infamous wrought iron sign at Auschwitz, "Arbeit Macht Frei," was stolen. After a frantic three day search, the sign was recovered after being cut into three pieces several hundred miles to the north, near Gdansk. Five men were arrested and if convicted could spend 10 years in prison.

Read the whole story here