2010-07-26 08:43:43

Khmer Rouge's Duch Sentenced

(26 July 10 - RV) A U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal today sentenced the former Khmer Rouge chief jailer to 35 years in prison _ the first verdict involving a leader of the regime that destroyed a generation of Cambodia's people.
Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, was convicted of crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Sr Denise Coghlan is the Director of Jesuit Refugee Services in Cambodia and is currently running an interfaith reflection centre.
She spoke with us about the reaction to the verdict there at the centre...

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