Khmer Rouge Sentence a Milestone, but Cambodia’s Justice System Remains Fragile

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia last month sentenced two former senior Khmer Rouge leaders to life in prison for crimes against humanity. … Last month’s sentence undeniably brought some justice to the people of Cambodia. However, the verdict does not diminish the massive challenges facing Cambodia today. … Despite the tribunal’s success story, its legacy does not reflect today’s judicial system in Cambodia. READ FULL ARTICLE

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