Nuon Chea Quotes

I admit that there was a mistake. But I had my ideology. I wanted to free my country.

 
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Under his and Pol Pot’s command, the Khmer Rouge exterminated nearly 2 million Cambodians. He was the number two often referred to as “Brother Number two.” In a 1998 corrupt bargain, the government agreed never to prosecute him for genocide or any of his crimes.
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Nuon Chea, Cambodian Khmer Rouge Deputy Leader, Statement when he was told that he would go on trial for genocide

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Nuon Chea
Nuon Chea
  • Born: July 7, 1926
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Nuon Chea, also known as Long Bunruot (Khmer: ឡុង ប៊ុនរត្ន) or Rungloet Laodi (Thai: รุ่งเลิศ เหล่าดี), is a Cambodian former politician who was the chief ideologist of the Khmer Rouge. He also served as the Prime Minister of Democratic Kampuchea (31st Prime Minister of Cambodia).

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