bones beneath killing tree, choeung ek memorial

PRESENTATION OF THE EXTERMINATION CAMP CHCEUNG EK

THE EXTERMINATION CAMP CNIEUNG EK 15 ABOUT 156km from PHNOM PENH IN THE SOUTH - WEST. IT IMPLICATED IM THE ORGANISATION OF THE BIGGEST SECURITY CENTRE OF KAMPUCHEA DEMOCRATIC IN POL POT REGIME UNDER THE NAME S.21. S21 HAD ITS HEADQUARTER AT TUOL SLENG PRISION. AILL THE VICTIMS (PEASANTS WORKERS,INTELLECTUALS MINISTERS,KHMER DIPLOMATS, FOREIGNERS, WOMEN, CHILDREN..) DETAINED AND TORTURED DURING INTERROGATING AT TUOL SLENG WERE LATER SENT TO CHIEUNG EK FOR LIQUIDATION. A LOT OF POPULATION AND POL POT SOLDIERS OF THE EASTERN ZONE WERE ALSO SENT THERE SINCE MAY 1378 TOWARDS THE END OF 1980,86 OUT 129 MASS GRAVES WERE UNEARTHED IN THIS EXTERMINATION CAMP AND 8985 CORPESES WERE FOUND. A STUPA HAS BEEN ERECTED TO PRESERVE THEIR REMAINS AND ALSO TO COMMEMORATE THE DEATH OF THE KAMPUCHEA PEOPLE UNDER POL POT REGIME .

Direction Same location as last photo
Location Phnom Penh, South East Asia, Vietnam, Asia
Info F 2.8 1/8 ISO 100 with Canon PowerShot G9
Continent Asia Country Vietnam
State South East Asia City Phnom Penh
Weather sunny at day, heavy rain at night Temperature hot
Day Phnom Penh Activity Killing field
Date 2008:10:17 16:21:40 Make Canon
Model Canon PowerShot G9 Width 2981
Height 2434 Flash Off, Did not fire
Focal 7.4 mm Exposure 1/8
F Number 2.8 ISO 100
White Bal. Manual Metering Multi-segment
Compensation 0 Hyperfocal 3.04 m
Latitude 11.4843333333333 Longitude 104.902333333333
Altitude 2.633975506 m File Size 2.2 MB
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