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In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. This marks the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge...

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Journalist Thet Sambath sits down with three former Khmer Rouge officials to ask them about their actions in the "killing fields."

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Two men take journalist Thet Sambath to the fields where they did most of their killing, confess to their crimes, and describe their current feelings about their past actions.

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In this clip from Enemies of the People, Sambath remembers when Khmer Rouge officials killed his father.

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Rob Lemkin describes his co-director Thet Sambath and his ability to gain the trust of former Khmer Rouge killers.


From the foot soldiers who slit throats to Pol Pot's right-hand man, Thet Sambath and co-director Rob Lemkin record shocking testimony of the Killing Fields of Cambodia never before seen or heard, in Enemies of the People.

  • Updated on April 23, 2014

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Enemies of the People (90 min.)

Premiere Date: July 12, 2011

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Filmmakers: Rob Lemkin, Thet Sambath Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Press Release | Critical Acclaim | Fact Sheet | 2012 Emmy Winner Press Release


Rob Lemkin
Rob Lemkin
Thet Sambath
Thet Sambath

Some may say no good can come from talking to killers and dwelling on past horror, but I say these people have sacrificed a lot to tell the truth. In daring to confess, they have done good, perhaps the only good thing left.”

— Thet Sambath, Director/Producer


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Critical Acclaim

Stunning... Amazing... One of the most gripping and moving films I have seen.”

— Andrew Marr,
BBC Radio 4

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