Archive for June, 2004


An Interview with Ben Kiernan

June 10, 2004

By Khatchig Mouradian


10th of June 2004


In April 1998, Pol Pot departed from this world leaving behind a legacy of death and destruction matched only by a few other leaders in world history. His Khmer Rouge regime is responsible for the genocide of more than a million people in Cambodia. A year before his death, Pol Pot said in an interview, “I did not join the resistance movement to kill people, to kill the nation. Look at me now. Am I a savage person? My conscience is clear.” Read the rest of this entry ?