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S21 ... gruesome pictures , be warned
Journal Date: 14 November 2006
Journal Location: Khum Tuol Snuol - Cambodia
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Today we visited the Khmer Rouge interrogation center known as S21. It was very emotional so be warned as some pictures are upsetting.

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Over 17,000 prisoners were interrogated, tortured, and executed there - only a handful survived


these are the graves of the last fourteen found dead at S21


The most famous of these centers, codenamed S-21, was located in the abandoned suburban Phnom Penh high school of Tuol Sleng ("hill of the poison tree"). To the Tuol Sleng neighborhood, S-21 was known simply as konlaenh choul min dael chenh - "the place where people go in but never come out


the old classrooms converted into holding cells





the torture rooms ...








the original has been replaced by this picture after many complaints


every person in S-21 was photographed .. these faces made it all the more real and upsetting


the holding cells ... once classrooms


The Cambodian genocide of 1975-1979, in which approximately 1.7 million people lost their lives (21% of the country's population), was one of the worst human tragedies of the last century. The Khmer Rouge, headed by Pol Pot, combined extremist ideology, ethnic animosity, and a disregard for human life to produce murder on a massive scale

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