“They dropped bombs on our heads and then ask up to repay. When we do not repay, they tell the IMF (International Monetary Fund) not to lend us money,”
The request is based on attacks on political opponents and what he portrayed as Cambodian government’s efforts to stymie the work of the U.N.-backed tribunal prosecuting members of the Khmer Rouge regime, whose rule from 1975-1979 left an estimated 1.7 million people dead from starvation, disease, forced labor and executions.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A human rights lawyer has called on the International Criminal Court to investigate Cambodian authorities and the country's authoritarian leader, Prime Minister Hun Sen, for what he says is a systematic pattern of crimes to crush dissent and to shield former Khmer Rouge leaders from genocide prosecutions. American