World: A New Horror in Indochina

ALL week long they bobbed and drifted with the slow currents of the Mekong River, a seemingly endless procession of floating death. They appeared singly at first, then in grotesque flotillas of as many as 50 bodies bound together by rope. After days of immersion in the brown waters of the Mekong and exposure to Cambodia's blazing sun, they were barely recognizable, but it was clear that the victims, mostly young men, were Vietnamese. They were slaughtered in what has suddenly turned into Southeast Asia's latest horror: a Cambodian pogrom against the country's...

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