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Punishing the poor traces the Kampuchean people’s struggle to overcome the consequences of two decades of war, and the ravages of the Khmer Rouge regime. It focuses on their remarkable achievements since 1979 and the many problems which still beset their recovery. Kampuchea urgently needs peace, and the resources for the Kampuchean people to rebuild their country. The book concludes with firm recommendations addressed to governments and the international community calling on them to renew their interest in Kampuchea’s plight.

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