OCCUPATION: Executive Director of the Documentation Center of Cambodia
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: Chhang's privately funded organization, thanks to his tireless efforts, has amassed more than 600,000 pages of evidence documenting atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge. It will be key to trials of Khmer leaders conducted by the joint U.N.-Cambodia tribunal that has, after years of delay, just begun proceedings.
CON: Genocide trials can take a long time, testing the patience of people in sore need of justice. And some in Cambodia fear the government will meddle in the work of the tribunal.
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