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Cambodians confront taboo on Khmer Rouge sex crimes

By Thin Lei Win | Tue, 3 Dec 2013 01:00 AM
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KANHCHHAET, Cambodia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Net Savoen still wakes up screaming, reliving the evening she and about 30 other women were dragged to a forest by Khmer Rouge cadres.

The women had been resting after a day of digging a pit in the sweltering heat. The soldiers tied their hands and raped them. When they were done, they began slitting the women's throats. Savoen was the last to be ...

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