Monday, November 21, 2011

Khmer Rouge trio to face trial for the "Killing Fields"

Full Story: BBC Asia 21 Nov 

Those who saw the 1984 British film "The Killing Fields" would still recall the atrocities committed by the government of the Pol Pot and of his notorious Khmer Rouge regime during the Cambodian Civil War 1970-75. The film highlighted the brutality of the Khmer Rouge regime's soldiers of killing their own brethren who just happened to be in the opposite camp.

While the mastermind Pol Pot died in 1998, his three top aids survived. These include Nuon Chea, also known as Brother Number Two. These three, now in their 80s face a UN-backed trial, charged with crimes against humanity.

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