Celebrations are being held in Cambodia to mark 40 years since the fall of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime.

Around two million people were killed under their rule.

January seventh is known as Victory Over Genocide Day, or simply, Nation Day.

A celebration is being held at the National Olympic Stadium in the capital Phnom Penh.

Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Phnom Penh.

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