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]
Date: September 11th 2011
Today is September 11th. A day well known in history for the Twin Towers attacks. It seems fitting that I write about another brutal, shameful and degrading humanitarian act which Cambodia is well known for. Something fresh and still very much alive amongst the Cambodians today, and one many still re-live. But sadly, one that is not forgotten amongst Khmers, just unspoken of.
Tuol Sleng[/h ... read more