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Tuol Sleng's chilling archive  
   

Tuol Sleng's chilling archive

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum was light on info, but heavy on the mind and heart. Especially on viewing rows of photos such as these, of Khmer Rouge victims. They either died here, in central Phnom Penh, or at the Killing Fields in Choeung Ek.
Red Khmers and disturbed waters

June 8th 2012
On many hours spent on public transport in Asia, we had noticed that the locals rarely seemed to read a book, or anything else. Illiteracy rates are still high and presumably books are too expensive for many. Despite this, Cambodia is home to countless on-street booksellers. They offer contemporary favourites, travel guides and everyone’s favourite, Khmer Rouge genocide memoires. We read one ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South

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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