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Posted by on Mar 28, 2012 in Asia, Cambodia, Explore

Cambodia’s Horrific Past: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum & the Killing Fields of Phnom Penh

Cambodia’s Horrific Past: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum & the Killing Fields of Phnom Penh

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

During the Khmer Rouge regime’s rule of the country from 1975 to 1979; overly 1 Million people were tortured and murdered. The number of dead increases to between 1.7 to 2.5 Million when taking into consideration deaths resulting from diseases and starvation during the Pol Pot’s reign and the Khmer rule. The population of Cambodia was only 8 Million. That is 1 in 4 lives lost.

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