Khmer Rouge torture chief 'Duch' converted to Christianity after overseeing the deaths in Cambodia of some 17,000 people in the late 1970s. He now plans to appeal a 19-year prison sentence, leading victims and even his own pastor to believe his invocations of Jesus Christ were a ploy to gain leniency in court.
The leader of Cambodia's most notorious prison, now on trial, has admitted guilt and asked for forgiveness in accordance with his new faith.
A former monk trains volunteers to resolve disputes that might otherwise turn violent.
The speckle-eared pachyderm escaped machetes and famine, and now rests as Phnom Penh's totem of good things.