Violence in Cambodia: 0-60 in 5 seconds

The Details are Sketchy blog carried an article a couple of days ago commentating on the murder, at his home, of British bar owner David Mitchell. Mitchell’s girlfriend, Jane Nye, who nearly died herself in the attack, has expressed uncertainty that the police convicted the right man. As Das says,…

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Ta Mok: Khmer Rouge “butcher” dies at 80

From the BBC’s website “Ta Mok, one of the main leaders of Cambodia”s brutal Khmer Rouge regime, has died in the capital Phnom Penh. Nicknamed “The Butcher”, he was the regime”s military commander and linked to many atrocities of the 1970s. About 1.7 million people died under the Khmer Rouge,…

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