A true hero. A man of integrity, dignity, courage and great kindness. “Youk Chhang given the Ramon Magsaysay Award – Asia’s equivalent of the Nobel Peace Prize – for his work as Founder & executive director of Documentation Center of Cambodia.” Read full story.
The Diplomat-April 2017
Leading by example, he taught a nation how to forgive without forgetting.
(Bong Youk Chhang is a national treasure. He has worked tirelessly for almost 30 years to search for the truth of what happened in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge regime. I am fortunate to call him a mentor, but in truth, he is my hero. Loung Ung)