Красные Хмеры на скамье подсудимых

В эти дни подозреваемые военные преступники - от Руанды до Сербии и Сьерра-Леоне - находятся на скамье подсудимых. Многие все еще в бегах, но есть надежда, что они тоже предстанут перед правосудием. Но это не относится к преступниках кампучийского геноцида 1970-х гг. Они все еще на свободе, и никто их не разыскивает.

Четверть населения Камбоджи, которое составляет восемь миллионов, была казнена или умерла с голода или от болезней во время правления Красных Хмеров с 1975 по 1979 гг. Не было никакого настоящего судебного процесса, никакой комиссии по выяснению правды и никакого официального подтверждения одного из самых отвратительных преступлений в истории человечества.

В результате многие кампучийцы, рожденные после 1979 г., не понимают масштаба и тяжести злодеяний. Тем временем, страдания и горе оставшихся в живых - почти все из которых потеряли любимых людей - не получили удовлетворения.

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