Kang Kek Iew

Who said it?

The crimes by Kaing Guek Eav were undoubtedly among the worst in recorded human history

A judge ruling on an appeal by Duch (pictured), who ran the Khmer Rouge's Tuol Sleng prison

Saturday, 4 February, 2012, 12:00am


Young artists need affordable studios

It is hard for creative people to rent good studio space in Hong Kong. In the 1980s, much of Hong Kong's manufacturing moved to the mainland so many vacant factory buildings were available at affordable rents. These attracted many artists, which contributed to the development of art in Hong Kong.

17 May 2011 - 12:00am

Former torturer pensive and polite for hearing

The former head of the Khmer Rouge's notorious security prison S-21, Kaing Guek Eav, was driven to court yesterday in a bulletproof Land Cruiser, even though his holding cell was just a 50-metre walk away.

21 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Tribunal hearing a milestone in beleaguered Khmer Rouge trials

After years of delay, Cambodia will today hold the first public tribunal hearing of a senior Khmer Rouge leader since the murderous regime was overthrown in 1979.

Kaing Guek Eav, 65, who is better known by the pseudonym Duch, will go before the Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal charged with crimes against humanity.

20 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

The Lost Executioner

The Lost Executioner

by Nic Dunlop

Bloomsbury, $135

2 Jul 2006 - 12:00am