Genocide

(Photos of a handful of the nearly 2,000,000 Cambodians who were murdered by their government.)

Cambodia’s recent history of war and genocide has impacted my life in many ways.  Between 1975 and 1979 two million Cambodians were murdered.  Click the links below to see how I’ve encountered some of the horrors.

January 7    (January 7, 2011):  A post about how my school used to be a Khmer Rouge torture prison. 

A Place of Nightmares    (February 24, 2011):  Follow me through Tuol Sleng—the Khmer Rouge’s biggest torture prison in Phnom Penh.

A Cambodian Son Comes Home (April 21, 2011):  I follow a Cambodian-American back to his home village for the first time since he fled war and genocide in 1978.  We search for his family.

The Shadow of War and Genocide (September 8, 2010):  My first impressions of Cambodia’s bloody history.

Cambodia’s Pain Spoke Through His Art (September 8, 2011)A look back at an artist who survived Tuol Sleng Prison and the art he went on to create.

Ten Pics: A Day To Remember The Darkest of Days (January 6, 2012)

Click below to see my posts about the Khmer Rouge Tribunal that got underway in 2011:

An Extraordinary Place (July 17, 2011):  Follow me through The Extraodinary Chambers to see where accused Khmer Rouge leaders will be tried in 2011.

CASE OPEN:  A Major Moment in History (June 26, 2011)

The World’s Eyes are on Phnom Penh, Cambodia (June 28, 2011)

The Waiting Game: Genocide Trial Delayed  (September 18, 2011)

A Dramatic Turn in the Khmer Rouge Trial (November 19, 2011)

Big Week: Khmer Rouge Trial Underway (November 22, 2011)

Gripping Moment: Khmer Rouge Second-in-Command Speaks (November 23, 2011)

Khmer Rouge Leader Faces Questions For First Time Ever (December 9, 2011)

Ugly Problems Plague Cambodia’s Genocide Trial (February 1, 2012)

Genocide Trial Drama: Pressure On to Indict More Leaders (March 6, 2012)

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