Photo a day, March 30, 2012 – Tuol Sleng, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

One of the most emotional places I have ever been in, the Tol Sleung Genocide Prison was the prison sight of some of the worst tortures under the Khmer Rouge Regime. Led by Comrade Duch, an estimated 17,000 people were tortured and executed in many of these wooden holding cells. Enjoy more photographs of England, Wales, Scotland, Turkey, Cambodia and Belize. Continue reading Photo a day, March 30, 2012 – Tuol Sleng, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Photo a day – March 20, 2012, Holding Block at Tuol Sleng Genocide Prison

One of the most emotional places I have ever been in, the Tol Sleung Genocide Prison was the prison sight of some of the worst tortures under the Khmer Rouge Regime. Led by Comrade Duch, an estimated 17,000 people were tortured and executed in many of these wooden holding cells. Continue reading Photo a day – March 20, 2012, Holding Block at Tuol Sleng Genocide Prison

Photo a day – March 18, 2012, Remembering the fallen

In the city of Batambang, the capital of one of the most heavily mined regions of Cambodia, a statue commemorates those who were lost during both the Khmer Rouge and the Vietnamese occupation in a strange way. Based around an ancient Khmer statue seen on many of the temples, this statue was built using parts of guns, bullets and casings. Continue reading Photo a day – March 18, 2012, Remembering the fallen

Photo a day – March 12, 2012, Skulls of the Khmer Rouge victims

Throughout the 1970s, nearly 1.4 to 2.2 million people died at the hands of the communist Khmer Rouge regime. The regime, based on trying to rewind the clock back to year zero, targeted hundreds of thousands of people and forced children against their parents. One of the most gripping and emotional movies, The Killing Fields, is still one of the best depictions of life under … Continue reading Photo a day – March 12, 2012, Skulls of the Khmer Rouge victims