Chilling Evidence at KR Trial

A verdict in the genocide trial of Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea (pictured) and Khieu Samphan has been scheduled for November 16, 2018.

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Chilling evidence surrounding the barbarity of the Khmer Rouge leadership continues to mount at the Extraordinary Chambers for the Courts in Cambodia where three of Pol Pot’s senior henchmen – Nuon Chea, Khieu Samphan, and Ieng Sary — are back before a bench of local and international judges.

This time the evidence was delivered by 61-year-old Em Ouen who worked as a medic during 1977 and 1978 and testified he had seen live humans being used for medical experiments, instead of corpses, while in Sector 20, a Khmer Rouge provincial base at Prey Veng southeast of Phnom Penh.

Read more in The Diplomat.

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