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AP story that was posted several hours ago, Khieu Samphan's lawyer says he has suffered another apparent stroke and can barely speak. "The left side of his body is nearly deadened," Samphan's attorney, Say Bory, told The Associated Press. " />

Khieu Samphan in bad shape, lawyer says

The former DK head of state was rushed to Calmette Hospital May 21 due to spiking blood pressure. Since then, Bory told the AP, his condition has worsened.

But tribunal spokesman Peter Foster said Wednesday the court had received no report of a change in Samphan's condition since he was originally taken to the hospital.

"He is still in the hospital, still under observation," Foster wrote in an email. "If there is any change in his status, the hospital will inform the Office of the Co-Investigating Judges."

 

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