Global Voices 2008 | TV Show Watchlist

Season 5, Episode 2 Comrade Duch: The Bookkeeper of Death

First Aired: May 20, 2012

The story of Kaing Guek Eav, aka Comrade Duch, a Cambodian mathematician who served as a Khmer Rouge commandant at the Tuol Sleng prison in the late 1970s. Under his supervision, some 14,000 people were sent to their deaths. The documentary details his 2010 trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity before a UN-backed Cambodian tribunal.