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Kaing Guek Eav is an elderly former math teacher and a born-again Christian.

He is also -- prosecutors contend -- a former prison chief with Cambodia's Khmer Rouge movement who oversaw the torture and killing of more than 15,000 men, women and children three decades ago.

The trial of the 66-year-old man, better known as Duch, began Monday in front of a U.N.-backed tribunal just outside the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh. Read full article »

CNN's Dan Rivers and Miranda Leitsinger contributed to this report.

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