Man or monster? : the trial of a Khmer Rouge torturer / Alexander Laban Hinton
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- Man (opening arguments) -- Revolutionary (M-13 prison) -- -- Subordinate (establishment of S-21) -- Cog (policy and implementation) -- Commandant (functioning of S-21) -- Master (torture and execution) -- Erasure: Duch's apology -- Torture, A Collage: The testimony of Prak Khan, S-21 Interrogator -- Villain (The civil parties) -- Zealot (prosecution) -- Scapegoat (defense) -- The accused (trial chamber judgment) -- Background Redactic: (Final decision) -- Epilogue: Man of Monster? (Conviction).
- Alexander Laban Hinton offers a detailed analysis of a former Khmer Rouge security center commandant who was convicted for overseeing the interrogation, torture, and execution of nearly 20,000 Cambodians. Interested in how someone becomes an executioner, Hinton provides numerous ways to consider justice, genocide, memory, truth, and humanity.
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-344) and index.
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