Advertisement
« previous next »
The Killing Fields  
   

The Killing Fields

A Little Perspective

September 22nd 2006
There are no puns and no jokes about what we saw this week. In fact we don't really know what to say. We visited Choeung Ek also known as the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng or the S-21 detention and torture centre used by Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge. The first sight greeting you at Choeung Ek is the memorial stupa containing the skulls of 8000 of the victims. Perhaps the most disturbing thing about t ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh

Cambodian Flag Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 0.354s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 17; qc: 88; dbt: 0.1358s; 88; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 4; ; mem: 6.7mb