Even now, the mystery of Pol Pot
continues to enthrall the world, with some sources claiming that the body burned yesterday was not the dictator's.
Former Khmer Rouge foreign minister Ieng Sary and his wife died without facing justice, while "Brother Number 1" Pol Pot
passed away in 1998.
Zone A includes six locations, including the place where Pol Pot
's body was burned after his death and his former home.
Despite the arrival of peace in 1993, Pol Pot
's legacy lives on.
led the communist Khmer Rouge who overthrew the sitting Khmer Republic and renamed the country "Democratic Kampuchea." Within hours of victory in 1975, armed soldiers began herding the two million residents out of Phnom Penh.
Phnom Penh : Pol Pot
's former deputy Nuon Chea is fit to continue standing trial for war crimes and genocide, medical experts told Cambodia's Khmer Rouge court on Monday following the death of a co-defendant.
, the Khmer Rouge leader who turned Cambodia into a vast slave labour camp in which two million lost their lives, has died in a jungle hut where he was held prisoner by his own men.
The presumption underlying the Home Office's plans - that even the innocent must be monitored in case they become 'guilty' one day - reveals a paranoia worthy of Stalin or Pol Pot
A KHMER Rouge leader yesterday claimed Pol Pot
's murderous thugs were "not bad people".
International co-prosecutor Andrew Cayley objected to the notion that the Khmer Rouge's top leader Pol Pot
, who died in 1998, was solely responsible for what took place under Khmer Rouge rule, saying, ''These three men here were actors with Pol Pot
Some 36 years ago at the close of the genocide, a life sentence may have meant more to the-then 40 and 50-year-old inner circle of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot
"This is the biggest tragedy in more than 31 years after the Pol Pot
regime," he said, referring to the Khmer Rouge, whose agrarian revolution from 1975-1979 killed an estimated 1.7 million people in Cambodia under the command of Pol Pot