Who were the Khmer Rouge? Cambodia’s bloody history

The Khmer Rouge’s interrogator-in-chief Kaing Guek Eav, better known by his alias Duch, died last Wednesday in Cambodia’s capital at the age of 77.

The former teacher ran a notorious prison for the regime, overseeing the deaths of some 15,000 people — a fraction of the estimated two million who died.

Here’s what we know about the Khmer Rouge.

In full: https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2020/09/05/who-were-the-khmer-rouge-cambodia039s-bloody-history

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