The Khmer Rouge Tribunal is Falling Apart: Is it Still Worth the Trouble?

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal is Falling Apart: Is it Still Worth the Trouble? – theatlantic.com, March 25, 2012

Journalist seeking truth about Khmer Rouge ‘fears for his life’ – guardian.co.uk, March 25, 2012
Award-winning film-maker Thet Sambath says he has been followed, harassed and chased during his research…

Priest who exposed K.Rouge horrors slams atrocities trial – AFP, March 25, 2012
…”The UN backed the Khmer Rouge for 14 years for geo-political reasons during the Cold War. I don’t see why the UN would now give itself the right to judge those it supported,” he said in an interview with AFP.
In what is considered an embarrassing chapter in UN history, the Khmer Rouge was allowed to retain its seat in the General Assembly even after the regime was ousted by Vietnamese troops in 1979 and its blood-stained revolution was exposed to the world…

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One Response to The Khmer Rouge Tribunal is Falling Apart: Is it Still Worth the Trouble?

  1. Khmer music says:

    I think the international Khmer Rouge tribunal is a farce at best. There is no way that trying five surviving members of the Khmer Rouge leadership will bring either justice or closure to the millions of innocent victims who have perished or are still reeling from their genocidal rule. I think the focus should be on education and raising awareness so that similar atrocities do not happen again.

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