Global Voices

Comrade Duch: The Bookkeeper of Death

Season 5 Episode 2 | 1h 22m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Kaing Guek Eav (alias Duch) is a Jekyll-and-Hyde character who began as a mathematics teacher, and then became the commandant of Tuol Sleng prison in Cambodia, ultimately responsible for the torture and murder of 14,000 people. Comrade Duch recounts his flight, conversion to evangelical Christianity, and how he was finally brought to justice before an international tribunal.

Aired: 05/20/12

Expired: 08/01/16

Rating: TV-PG

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