Khmer Rouge Convictions Offer Small Solace For Cambodian Victims

August 7, 2014

The Khmer Rouge terrified Cambodia when the group ruled the country in the 1970s. On Thursday, the two most senior surviving leaders of the regime received life sentences for crimes against humanity. For more on the sentencing, Melissa Block talks with Loung Ung, who has written about losing her family during the Khmer Rouge’s reign.

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