Killing fields then and now

This past March the Times (London) gave away a DVD of “The Killing Fields” to readers. It called on William Shawcross to comment on the film and published his column “Remember: For Cambodia, read Iraq.” Shawcross referred to his own experience researching the events depicted in the film:

At the end of 1975 I went to the Thai-Cambodian border to talk to refugees. Their horrific stories of people with glasses being killed as

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