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Accountability for Atrocities Committed


By jimstaro - Posted on 01 November 2010

Now for some Accountability in this Country, we can't keep on ignoring, others aren't!!!!

Clinton visits Cambodian genocide museum

November 1, 2010 - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has expressed hope for accountability for atrocities committed by the brutal Khmer Rouge regime during an emotional visit to Cambodia's genocide museum.

A sombre-looking Clinton studied black-and-white photos of gaunt-faced prisoners on display, along with dozens of skulls of victims and paintings of people being tortured, during her visit on Monday.

She later described the tour of Tuol Sleng - the main torture centre of the Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1970s - as a "very disturbing experience," but said she was impressed that Cambodia was confronting its dark history.

"Countries that are held prisoner to their past never break those chains and build the kind of future your children deserve," she told an audience of young Cambodians at a town hall-style meeting in the capital Phnom Penh. {read rest}

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