The four-year reign of the Khmer Rouge took more than a million percent of the Cambodian population, dead from disease, starvation and murder. Cambodia Genocide: Memories From Tuol Sleng Prison By Peter Maguire, Columbia
Khmer Rouge leaders indicted by Cambodian genocide tribunal
The site of one of Cambodia's 'Killing Fields'. The Khmer Rouge regime is blamed for causing 1.7 million deaths during its 4-year rule ~ The devastation to Cambodia caused by the shadowy regime's radical policies during its 1975-79 rule is beyond doubt. Towns and cities were depopulated in a disastrous agrarian experiment that shunned technology and persecuted the nation's educated classes. Perceived opponents of the regime, even within its own ranks, were ruthlessly purged.
Photographs taken shortly before the execution of prisoners at also known as Tuol Sleng Prison, during the reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. This was Pol Pot's secret prison, used during his genocidal rule
Prince Norodom Sihamoni (crowned King of Cambodia in son of Prince Norodom Sihanouk, with the Khmer Rouge in the Cardamom Mountains of Cambodia, February
Monk on the beach, Sihanoukville (photo by Arddu): Traditionally, monks' robes were dyed with spices turning them yellow or orange, hence "saffron robe". The cloth today is still dyed in spice colours.