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Khmer Rouge defendant’s health declining

Former Khmer Rouge foreign minister and current tribunal defendant Ieng Sary is back in the hospital after a string of recent health issues that have, at times, halted court proceedings, his defence lawyers confirmed yesterday.

Michael Karnavas, interna­tional co-counsel for Sary, said in an email to the Post that his client has been hos­pitalised since last Friday, but added that his ailments were “nothing serious”.

On August 13, Sary’s ailing health com­pelling the court to adjourn for the day.

To contact the reporter on this story: Stuart White at stuart.white@phnompenhpost.com

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