Portraits of Khmer Rouge victims displayed at Toul Sleng genocide museum [REUTERS]
Cambodia's Khmer Rouge era saw more than 1.5 million people die.

The long awaited trial of Khmer Rouge leaders in Cambodia passed a significant milestone this week, with the ground rules for the legal landmark finally being set. But the setting up of the court has come at an agonisingly slow pace.

It is more than 27 years since the genocidal regime was ousted, following the deaths of at least one and a half million people.

101 East's Teymoor Nabili hears from those that suffered during the Khmer Rouge era and discusses the trial's impact on Cambodia with some of the leading experts on the country.

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This episode of 101 East aired from June 14, 2007

101 East airs at 16:30GMT every Thursday on Al Jazeera English and is repeated during the week.

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Source: Al Jazeera