Alas, he only got 19 years, which according to the article is considered lenient in Cambodia. In the U.S. however, he probably would claimed being abused as a child or somesuch and gotten even less. At least he will be behind bars until he is 86 years old.
Khmer Rouge Figure Is Found Guilty of War Crimes
By SETH MYDANS
Published: July 25, 2010
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A United Nations-backed tribunal on Monday found a 67-year-old former prison warden of the Khmer Rouge guilty of crimes against humanity and war crimes for overseeing the torture and killing of more than 14,000 prisoners. He was the first major figure to be tried in the murderous regime since it was toppled 30 years ago.
I hope this is just the beginning. There are many more of those monsters that need to be brought to justice.