Obtained fame as the wife of aKhmer Rouge co-founder, Ieng Sary, who was simply minister of international affairs of Democratic Kampuchea’s Khmer Rouge regime. She and her hubby were imprisoned on suspicion of genocide and offences against mankind in 2007. She examined on the Sorbonne in France and became the initial Cambodian to receive a qualification in English books. She was announced unfit to stand trial because of her Alzheimer’s disease. She, her sister Khieu Ponnary, her sibling in-law Pol Container and, her hubby were referred to as Cambodia’s Gang of Four. Her sister wedded previous Khmer Rouge head Pol Pot.