From BBC news online here’s a report on yesterday’s sentencing of Khmer Rouge prison overseer Kaing Guek Eav or “Comrade Duch” to 35 years in jail. He may, however, only be required to serve 19 years. The public response in Cambodia was mixed, with some people saying they had expected a more severe sentence. Read the BBC report here.
Khmer Rouge Prison Chief “Comrade Duch” (photo: thefirstpost.co.uk)