Users' questions

How many people were killed in s21?

How many people were killed in s21?

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Operational S-21 as institution = August 1975, The buildings of the former high school = beginning 1976
Number of inmates 18,145 prisoners, probably more
Killed 18,133 (source: ECCC list of the inmates by the co-prosecutors in Case 001/01)
Liberated by People’s Army of Vietnam

What was Kampuchea?

Kampuchea (Khmer: កម្ពុជា, Kămpŭchéa), officially from 5 January 1976 the Democratic Kampuchea (DK; Khmer: កម្ពុជាប្រជាធិបតេយ្យ; Kămpŭchéa Prâchéathĭpătai), also described as the Genocidal Regime (Khmer: របបប្រល័យពូជសាសន៍, Rôbâb Prâlai Puchsăs), was the Cambodian state under a one-party Marxist-Leninist totalitarian …

What was Pol Pot’s goal?

Pol Pot transformed Cambodia into a one-party state called Democratic Kampuchea. Seeking to create an agrarian socialist society that he believed would evolve into a communist society, Pol Pot’s government forcibly relocated the urban population to the countryside to work on collective farms.

Where was the prison camp S21 in Cambodia?

This excellent book would appear to be the culmination of all information on the prison camp S21 in Cambodia set up by the lun atic followers of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge.

When did I go to Tuol Sleng prison?

A detailed analysis of the inner workings of Tuol Sleng. I visited and extensivly photographed this place in 1981 and 1998. This book is a must read to help understand the horror.

Why did I cry when I went to S21?

I diddnt think visiting S21 would affect me, but when i walked into one of the rooms and sore the pictures of the children that where there, i started to cry, i still cry if i think about it. A very moving experience. Such a shame this had to happen, war sucks.

What went through my mind when I visited S21?

What went through my mind when I visited S21 are the horrors that can result from idealism. It happens again and again. Idealism often results in intolerance and hatred to those who do not share your ideals.