Analysis Of Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty In Cambodian Genocide Trial

1154 Words 5 Pages
Adamczyk, Ed. "Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty In Cambodian Genocide Trial." UPI Top News (2014): Points of View Reference Center. Web. 8 Mar. 2016. Summary: Ed Adamczyk describes the prosecution of criminals convicted of crimes against humanity. The leaders, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, were leaders in the Khmer Rouge Regime. The two leaders that were still alive from the genocide were the ages of 83 and 88. These leaders killed 1.7 million people by forced labour, execution, and starvation. This was roughly a quarter of the population of Cambodia. Each of these leaders received a life sentence in prison. These charges were for the crimes against humanity that were committed against the citizens of Cambodia. The amount of time left for the life …show more content…
"Justice at last for Cambodians." Toronto Star (Canada) n.d.: Newspaper Source. Web. 10 Mar. 2016. Summary: Olivia Ward, in the article, "Justice at last for Cambodians” is useful for research because it explains what happened during the genocide. The Khmer Regime killed about 2 million people, this was one fourth of the total population of Cambodia. The trial came to a political deadlock, which prevented Hun Sen from forming a new government to stop the havoc. Youk Chhang attempted to create a memorial for the genocide, but was pushed back by the trial. The memorial was used to help create a history of the genocide. Evaluation: Olivia Ward presents credible evidence and reliable information through the article. The article, "Justice at last for Cambodians," presents no bias toward the genocide. The author’s purpose is to share the story of the preparation of the trials for the Khmer Regime leaders. The author, Olivia Ward, does not provide any personal information such as her education. The purpose of this article is to inform the readers of the lack of history for the Cambodian Genocide. The article, "Justice at last for Cambodians," is current because was published September 4, 2004 and was written about a historical event. Reflection: "Justice at last for Cambodians" by Olivia Ward is a newspaper article that emphasizes the importance of history. This source helps with the research process by expressing all the ways people were tortured. This relates to the other sources by discussing the same genocide topic and proving eligible

Related Documents

Related Topics