Khmer Rouge on Trial

There’s a lot of bad news in the world these days.  A bit of good news is the approach of trials of several leaders of the Khmer Rouge, the unusually brutal, even by communist standards, revolutionaries who seized control of Cambodia in 1975 and murdered 1.7 million people, almost a quarter of the population.  The prison of Tuol Sleng is now a museum.  The most moving exhibit is the simple display of photos of inmates, taken on their arrival to the facility.  Fewer than ten survived their time there.  I reflect on my visit to Tuol Sleng in an article on American Spectator online.