A UNITED Nations envoy named a number of countries, including the Philippines, where leaders should take note of the verdict meted out recently to two top cadres of the 1970s Khmer Rouge.

A UN-backed court in Phnom Penh affirmed the lifetime jail sentences to Nuon Chea, 90, and Khieu Samphan, 85. They were found guilty of crimes against humanity, murder, persecution on political grounds and other inhumane acts.

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