Taipei Times 2014.08.09 20:49
AP, PHNOM PENH
It was an extraordinary act of defiance and extraordinarily risky.
Almost 40 years ago, hunched on the floor of a wood-and-leaf hut, Cambodian
school inspector Poch Younly kept a secret diary recounting the horrors of
life under the Khmer Rouge, the radical communist regime whose extreme
experiment in social engineering took the lives of 1.7 million Cambodians
through overwork, medical neglect, starvation and execution.
STARVATION, SOM, ROUGE, DIARY, LIFE, WIDOW, Pitman, Japan, USA