Cambodian Criminals

Rank the Most Wicked Cambodian Criminals

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Kang Kek Iew
(Cambodian War Criminal and Khmer Rouge Leader)
Kang Kek Iew
Birthdate: November 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia
Died: September 2, 2020

Khmer Rouge leader Kang Kek Iew headed the Cambodian government’s internal security branch and was in charge of the Tuol Sleng (S-21) prison camp. Charged with crimes against humanity, he was punished with 30 years of imprisonment, a sentence that was later extended to life imprisonment.

Nuon Chea
(Chief Ideologist of the Khmer Rouge)
Nuon Chea
Birthdate: July 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Voat Kor, Battambang, Cambodia, French Indochina
Died: August 4, 2019

Nuon Chea was a Cambodian revolutionary and politician who served as the chief ideologist of the Khmer Rouge. From 27 September 1976 to 25 October 1976, he served as the prime minister of the Democratic Kampuchea. In 2014, he was convicted of crimes against humanity and was sentenced to life imprisonment. Nuon Chea died in 2019 while serving his sentence.