Cambodia: Senior Khmer Rouge Member Dies

Andy Brouwer reports that another top-ranking member of the Khmer Rouge has escaped facing justice. “Fears that Ta Mok, known as ‘The Butcher,’ wouldn't live to see the tribunal to prosecute the surviving Khmer Rouge leaders, have come to fruition with his death today in a military hospital in Phnom Penh”. Andy's previous post remembers Christopher Howes. “Howes worked for the Mines Advisory Group and was kidnapped and executed in Anlong Veng on the orders of Ta Mok by men under his command.”

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