“Cambodia: A Quest for Justice”
Film Screening & Discussion
Thursday, 11 October 2012
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Engelhard Hall 100 (190 University Ave., Newark, NJ)
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Extraordinary Chambers
in the Courts of Cambodia in 2010 (UN Photo/Mark Garten)
The United Nations Department of Public Information’s Holocaust Programme will partner with Rutgers University Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights and the Documentation Center of Cambodia to examine the issues that led to mass murder during the Pol Pot regime in Cambodia and highlight current efforts towards reconciliation in the country. Participants will view the Emmy-nominated United Nations documentary Cambodia: A Quest for Justice, which chronicles the trial of the former Khmer Rouge head of the Tuol Sleng prison, Kaing Guek Eav (known as “Duch”).
Opening remarks by Kimberly Mann, Manager, The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme.
- Benny Widyono , Former Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Cambodia, 1994-1997
- Stephen Mathias, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs
- Andi Gitow, Co-producer of the United Nations documentary Cambodia: A Quest for Justice
- Samphoas Huy, Representative, the Documentation Center of Cambodia at Rutgers University-Newark
Moderated by Alex Hinton, Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights, and Professor of Anthropology and Global Affairs at Rutgers University-Newark.
The event is co-sponsored by the Rutgers Division of Global Affairs.