Cambodia: Death of a Pol Pot henchman

The Cambodia blog has a post on Ta Mok, one of the top killers during the Pol Pot regime. Ta Mok died in a hospital today. The blogger is disappointed that the killer did not pay for his crimes. “Why the world is so unfair for thousands of innocent people who were executed by Ta Mok? Who can bring an acceptable answer to us? The answer is God know!!”

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