Forty-four years ago last week, Cambodia was taken over by the Khmer Rouge.
From 1975 to 1979, in what is referred to as the Cambodian Genocide, a quarter of the country’s entire population was wiped out.
- Mike Gravel
- Florida Daily
There is some debate over the exact number: 1.6 million dead? 2.5 million?
In the 2000s, Cambodia held a national tribunal.
Two prominent party members were convicted for crimes against humanity.
But someone else should have been tried, too.
And we, as a nation, cannot talk about the genocide without talking about the…