Anlong Veng District in Oddar Meanchey province, in Cambodia’s northwest, is known as the last stronghold of the Khmer Rouge regime that ruled Cambodia between 1975 and 1979.
It’s where tourists go to see Pol Pot’s grave and the house of Ta Mok, a notorious Khmer Rouge leader. It’s also where some former cadres now lead a quiet life.
Such is the case with Im Chaem, 76, who was charged by a United Nations-backed tribunal with crimes against humanity — including murder, extermination, enslavement, imprisonment and political persecution — in March 2015.
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