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Political Repression in Cambodia Political Repression in Cambodia - Cambodian Genocide, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, S-21: The Khcambodian Genocide, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine, Narath Tan, Vann Nath Mer Rouge Killing Machine, Narath Tan, Vann Nath (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Political Repression in Cambodia Political Repression in Cambodia - Cambodian Genocide, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, S-21: The...

Political Repression in Cambodia Political Repression in Cambodia - Cambodian Genocide, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, S-21: The Khcambodian Genocide, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine, Narath Tan, Vann Nath Mer Rouge Killing Machine, Narath Tan, Vann Nath (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Cambodian Genocide, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, S-21: the Khmer Rouge Killing Machine, Narath Tan, Vann Nath, the Conscience of Nhem En, Year Zero, New People, Deacon of Death, Chankiri Tree. Excerpt: The exterior of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Phnom PenhThe Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is a museum in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. The site is a former high school which was used as the notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge regime from its rise to power in 1975 to its fall in 1979. Tuol Sleng in Khmer; means "Hill of the Poisonous Trees" or "Strychnine Hill". Many of the school rooms were divided into crude cells Razor wire around the perimeter Inside the museumFormerly the Chao Ponhea Yat High School, named after a Royal ancestor of King Norodom Sihanouk, the five buildings of the complex were converted in August 1975, four months after the Khmer Rouge won the civil war, into a prison and interrogation center. The Khmer Rouge renamed the complex "Security Prison 21" (S-21) and construction began to adapt the prison to the inmates: the buildings were enclosed in electrified barbed wire, the classrooms converted into tiny prison and torture chambers, and all windows were covered with iron bars and barbed wire to prevent escapes. From 1975 to 1979, an estimated 17,000 people were imprisoned at Tuol Sleng (some estimates suggest a number as high as 20,000, although the real number is unknown). At any one time, the prison held between 1,000-1,500 prisoners. They were repeatedly tortured and coerced into naming family members and close associates, who were in turn arrested, tortured and killed. In the early months of S-21's existence, most of the victims were from the previous Lon Nol regime and included soldiers, governm... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=418880

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-98731-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-98731-1
Barcode: 9781157987314

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