"KILLING Fields" actor Dr Haing Ngor supported the Royal Government's move to
outlaw the Khmer Rouge and called on the international community to further
isolate the KR.
Dr Ngor said the Royal Government and international
community should no longer try to give the KR an opportunity to take part in a
government of national reconciliation.
He said the KR had the
opportunity to take part in a democratic election and refused, and instead
talked about and made war.
He asked: "Why has the international
community ignored Cambodian suffering and let the Khmer Rouge talk so much and
be involved in the peace process?"
"Never before in history has a
genocidal group been allowed to take part in elections. The international
community and Royal Government must understand about them. Their attitude has
Dr Ngor, whose family was killed during the Pol Pot period
in power, said: " When communists say something please don't believe it. And
when communists do things please be careful for your life."
supported the Royal Government's move to outlaw the KR and also supported the US
initiative to set up an office to investigate human rights violations during the
Pol Pot regime.
Dr Ngor said it was crucial to cut off all economic,
political and military supplies to the KR to isolate them. He added that the
international community must pressure Thailand to cut off all links with the KR
who were the major obstacle to the Royal Government ending the civil war.
Earlier it was reported that Dr Ngor was seeking funding from the Royal
Government to make a sequel to "The Killing Fields" called "The Man from Year
Shooting is to begin early next year on location in Siem Riep.