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The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

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Cambodia Tribunal Monitor

Anna
The Cambodia Tribunal Monitor will serve as a source for the latest news on the day-to-day activity of the Tribunal and as a forum for thoughtful discourse and observation. We are a consortium of academic, philanthropic and non-profit organizations committed to providing public access to the tribunal and creating a forum for expert commentary throughout the judicial process.

From April 1975 to January 1979, an estimated 1.7 million Cambodian citizens died under the Khmer Rouge regime. This year, a special war crimes tribunal designed to try senior members of the Khmer Rouge for atrocity crimes will commence near Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The ECCC will oversee the proceedings and is a joint partnership of the United Nations and the Royal Government of Cambodia.

While the Khmer Rouge was in power, they set up policies that disregarded human life and produced repression and massacres on a massive scale. They turned the country into a huge detention center, which later became a graveyard for nearly two million people, including their own members and even some senior leaders.
Cambodia Tribunal Monitor

From April 1975 to January 1979, an estimated 1.7 million Cambodian citizens died under the Khmer Rouge regime. This year, a special war crimes tribunal designed to try senior members of the Khmer Rouge for atrocity crimes will commence near Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The ECCC will oversee the proceedings and is a joint partnership of the United Nations and the Royal Government of Cambodia.

While the Khmer Rouge was in power, they set up policies that disregarded human life and produced repression and massacres on a massive scale. They turned the country into a huge detention center, which later became a graveyard for nearly two million people, including their own members and even some senior leaders.

During this time, everyone was deprived of their basic rights. People were not allowed to go outside their cooperative. The regime would not allow anyone to gather and hold discussions. If three people gathered and talked, they could be accused of being enemies and arrested or executed.

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Killing Fields

Democratic Kampuchea was one of the worst human tragedies of the 20th century. Nearly two million Cambodians died from diseases due to a lack of medicines and medical services, starvation, execution, or exhaustion from overwork. Tens of thousands were made widows and orphans, and those who lived through the regime were severely traumatized by their experiences. Several hundred thousand Cambodians fled their country and became refugees. Millions of mines were laid by the Khmer Rouge and government forces, which have led to thousands of deaths and disabilities since the 1980s. A large proportion of the Cambodian people have mental problems because their family members were lost and their spirits damaged. These factors are one of the major causes of the poverty that plagues Cambodia today.

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Tuol Sleng

The Cambodia Tribunal Monitor will serve as a source for the latest news on the day-to-day activity of the Tribunal and as a forum for thoughtful discourse and observation. We are a consortium of academic, philanthropic and non-profit organizations committed to providing public access to the tribunal and creating a forum for expert commentary throughout the judicial process.

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Killing Fields

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