ECCC Reparations

This blog is designed to serve as a repository of analyses, news reports and press releases related to the issue of RERAPATIONS within the framework of the Extraordinary Chambers in Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), a.k.a. the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Noun Chea's Brief Biography

1925: Born into a wealthy family in Battambang Province.

• 1940s: Joined Thai Communist Party as a student in Bangkok.

• 1950: Returned to Cambodia to fight French colonial powers.

• 1975: Senior Khmer Rouge leader.

• 1979: Fled to jungle after its defeat.

• 1998: Surrendered in Pailin, where he lived freely until Wednesday.

Sources: Associated Press, Documentation Center of Cambodia


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