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Greenlit: Khmer Rouge’s Executioner – Comrade Duch, BBC4

Khmer Rouge’s Executioner – Comrade Duch (1 x 60′ ) –  Documentary telling the story of the Cambodian maths teacher turned Khmer Rouge commandant. In the four years that this brutal regime ruled Cambodia it was responsible for one of the worst mass killings of the 20th century, claiming the lives of up to two million people. In 2009 Kang Kek Lew, alias Duch, went on trial accused of crimes against humanity, torture and premeditated murder. He was found guilty and sentenced to 19 years in prison.

Channel: BBC4 / Storyville

TX: Spring / Summer 2011

Source: BBC Press Office


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