Ieng Thirith in 2010. Photo courtesy of Heng Sinith of the Associated Press.

COMMENTARY: The Recent Death of Ieng Thirith Reminds Us that Genocide Should Never Be Forgotten

As the most powerful female figure of the Khmer Rouge, Ieng Thirith allegedly committed a litany of crimes, including genocide. Though she evaded justice while living, her recent death reminds us that genocide should never be forgotten.