Published on Mar 11, 2010 by Luke Hunt
Scaling Justice: Case 001 Alights The KR Agenda
It has been a long time coming, but soon sentence will be passed on Kang Guek Eav (better known as Duch) the former head of S-21 detention centre. Reporter Luke Hunt has been following the case of the first man to stand trial at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal from its outset. He provides AsiaLIFE with the background on the case and what we should expect to follow.
Ever since Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen went to the United Nations more than 11 years ago and asked for an international war crimes tribunal, incompetence and corruption have reared and political brinkmanship has flourished.