Author and historian Stephen Heder took the stand for his first full day of testimony at the Khmer Rouge tribunal on Wednesday and told the court how Khmer Rouge forces had evacuated towns and massacred victims across the country prior to the fall of Phnom Penh. Mr. Heder told the court of his own personal experiences in Oudong the year before the entire country fell to the Khmer Rouge, and affirmed that Lon Nol forces were ousted in an attack there, only to regain control shortly thereafter. [The attack] was over a 24- to 36-hour period and my
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