Cambodian Activist Youk Chhang to Receive 'Asia's Nobel Prize'

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Re: Cambodian Activist Youk Chhang to Receive 'Asia's Nobel Prize'

Post by Arget » Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:24 am

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:07 am
Scholar: Vietnamese army instrumental in changing Cambodia history
VNA Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 14:51:00 Print
At the interview (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese army was instrumental in defeating the Khmer Rouge regime, changing history in Cambodia, according to Executive Director of the Documentation Centre of Cambodia Youk Chhang.

In a recent interview with Vietnam News Agency, Chhang said many Cambodians fleeing the genocidal regime had told the world about the catastrophe, but no country was willing to interfere. He added that he had collected several documents proving that Amnesty International tried to negotiate with Khmer Rouge in 1976, but it came to failure. Therefore, genocide had to be ended by military force and the Vietnam People’s Army is the only one in the region that could deal with it.

He said but for Vietnam’s help, Cambodia would have become a dictatorial country.

On the life sentence given to ex-leaders of Khmer Rouge Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphon, Chhang said it marks an end to Khmer Rouge regime from the legal aspect. The next task is ending the regime via education which he said is especially important for Cambodian people to look toward the future while not forgetting lessons of the past. ... 144250.vnp
Gee that would have been bad. Imagine someone running the country for their own benefit and for family and friends at the expense of everyone else.

So lucky....... =@
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