The defense team for aging war crimes defendant Nuon Chea on Monday challenged documents presented to the court two weeks ago by prosecutors, arguing that many of the submissions lacked relevancy and fell outside the scope of the trial. Nuon Chea’s lawyer, Victor Koppe, told the Trial Chamber judges that his client’s role in Democratic Kampuchea had been misrepresented by prosecutors and that there was a distinct difference between party policy and the crimes allegedly committed. “Nuon Chea doesn’t deny the seniority of his role and doesn’t deny formulating policy, but he does deny that those policies were
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