Hun Sen hostility puts decade-old U.N. Khmer Rouge tribunal in doubt

April 21, 2015 9:33 AM

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Hun Sen hostility puts decade-old U.N. Khmer Rouge tribunal in doubt

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Youk Chhang has spent 20 years documenting the horrors of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge "Killing Fields" regime and his team has provided half a million documents to a U.N.-backed tribunal building cases against those responsible.

But police have refused to arrest three former senior Khmer Rouge cadres charged with crimes against humanity - and the police have the implicit support of Prime Minister Hun Sen in refusing not to cooperate.

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