Oct 15, 2011

VOA Special English News 58

An investigating judge has resigned from United Nations led court trying Khmer Rouge leaders in Cambodia. Siegfried Blunk of Germany accused the Cambodian government of interfering with a work of the court. The court released a statement Monday. It says Judge Blunk resigned because of public statements by Cambodian officials who said they concerned themselves about the honesty of two current investigations. Mr. Blunk already has been accused of surrendering two political pressure in connection with his work. Khmer Rouge government ruled Cambodia in the late 1970s. It is accused of killing as many as 2 million people by execution, starvation and torture.


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