Cambodia: The Khmer Rouge Court - Escape from Justice?

Efforts are faltering to bring to justice the top leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge for the mass crimes committed during their rule between 1975 and 1979, when almost two million Cambodians died. The reasons are many and complicated, but the failure of the United Nations-backed special Khmer Rouge court would be a blow to victims and their families and to the developing system of international criminal justice.

The World Today
Published 1 March 2007 Updated 15 October 2020 3 minute READ

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