Choeung Ek Genocidal centre

Visiting a killing fields museum today. Very emotional and brought me to tears. I didn’t take many pictures as it didn’t feel right. The two I did take are the stupa to commemorate the dead, and the killing tree where many children lost their lives.

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3 responses to Choeung Ek Genocidal centre

  1. Lesley says:

    So sad. But with all museums / memorials like this around the world, they keep the victims memories alive and hopefully one day mankind will learn from past atrocities x

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    • stunet2012 says:

      It makes you wonder how it can happen. But when people are poor and desperate, with no education, they will follow in the hope of something better. When the Khmer rouge came along, Cambodia was in the middle of a civil war, so it looked like the answer, and they embraced the Khmer rouge and their promise of a better life.

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