Monday, May 16, 2011

The trial against four former senior Khmer Rouge

The long-awaited trial of four former senior Khmer Rouge regime (1975-1979) will begin on June 27 in Phnom Penh, as announced by the International Tribunal. Nou Chea, a senior member of the totalitarian communist regime of Pol Pot, along with his foreign minister, Ieng Sary, the party chairman Democratic Kampuchea, Khieu Samphan, and Ieng Tirith, Minister of Social Affairs, have been indicted for war crimes , crimes against humanity and genocide.

Preliminary hearings "begin on Monday June 27," he assured the Court, in its website. It is estimated the trial to last months. About two million people have died from exhaustion, malnutrition and the harsh torture that the Marxist utopia of the Khmer Rouge has brought about, before they were defeated by the Vietnamese in 1979.

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