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Neth Savoeun, president of Cambodia's volleyball federation and the national police commissioner, allegedly presided over extrajudicial killings during the centralisation of power under prime minister Hun Sen.
His paper became the standard-bearer for the country’s post-war aspirations.
A keen writer, his postings took him from Paris to Phnom Phen where he picked up experiences for a string of spy novels.
Surprising discovery part of a wider project to track elephant poaching.
Almost 600,000 - or 8.4 per cent - of the votes cast were invalid or spoiled, according to figures from the National Election Committee
Director Chris Kelly took nine years to complete this remarkable film about land-rights protests and political skullduggery in Cambodia. The subject matter may seem of marginal interest for a western audience but the documentary works not just as investigative journalism but also as a universal story about a community trying to save itself from destruction.
Farms, temple, ancestral graves and fishing grounds all destroyed as families forced to flee homes.