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.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

US: Pace of Change in Cambodia Is Disappointing

Rice says US disappointed by the pace of change in Cambodia

© AP
2008-02-14 04:35:25
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the United States is disappointed about the pace of change in Cambodia.
Rice told lawmakers Wednesday that the U.S. wants to see more progress in that country.Some 1.7 million Cambodians died under the communist Khmer Rouge in the late 1970s.Cambodia's U.N.-backed genocide tribunal has five former leaders of the Khmer Rouge in custody awaiting trial.
Corruption in Cambodia is a way of life. Most civil servants earn only about $25 (¤17) a month.


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