PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Incarceration at the Khmer Rouge’s most notorious prison was tantamount to a death sentence since not even the movement’s supreme leader had the right to release prisoners, the center’s chief told a special tribunal Thursday.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The chief jailer of the Khmer Rouge, on trial for the killing of thousands of “state enemies” in the 1970s, said Wednesday that he trained peasant children as young as 12 to guard prisoners who were routinely electrocuted and whipped.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A Khmer Rouge jail chief on trial for the torture and execution of thousands of people said Monday that an infamous sign listing prison regulations was fabricated by Vietnamese who overthrew the late 1970s regime.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The late Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot was lying when he said he was unaware that his 1970s communist regime operated a torture center, the man accused of running it testified Wednesday.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The former Khmer Rouge prison commander accused of overseeing the torture and execution of thousands of men, women and children said Tuesday that his underlings were taught class hatred that allowed them to kill their enemies.