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Research Article: Pol Pot and the Prosecution of the Khmer Rouge Leadership in Cambodia

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Pol Pot and the Prosecution of the Khmer Rouge Leadership in Cambodia

The Conflict

With the deaths of perhaps one to two million Cambodian people at the hands of the Khmer Rouge leadership, survivors, both in Cambodia and abroad, have awaited the day when those responsible will be brought to justice. In 2001 legislation passed in Cambodia authorizing the establishment of a tribunal under which former Khmer Rouge leaders will be put to trial.

Political

  • The Khmer Rouge leadership ruled Cambodia for a violent period from 1975 to 1978, contributing to the deaths of one to two million Cambodians.
  • The Khmer Rouge attempted to create an economically independent, communist, utopian society with no religion, no family, no money, and no other "social evils." In the process, millions were dislocated and/or killed under the premise that the ends justified the means...

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