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Execution tree

Victims were executed here: Adults had their heads placed in the headchair and hit with a hammer. Notice the headchair in front of the tree. Babies were simply grabbed by their feet and slammed like a baseball bat into the tree in order the crush their skulls.
My mother. My father. My uncle.

March 12th 2007
I always knew that I was going to ask the question. Still, I spent several minutes contemplating if I really was going to, and if so, how I would phrase it. "So were any of your relatives affected during the Khmer Rouge regime?" I asked as softly as I could. The guide lifted his head and looked me in the eye. "My mother. My father. My uncle. All taken away. All killed." He turned away. "Horrible. ... read more
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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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