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The Killing Fields and the Genocide Museum of Phnom Penh

June 6th 2012
It's April of 1979. Survivors of one of the deadliest genocides in history return to their homes. They make their way from the countryside where (if they were lucky) they spent their days as slave laborers working the rice fields. It's time for rebuilding. As many as two million people died at the hands of the Khmer Rouge. Some were worked to death, starved and malnurished. Others were im ... 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
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