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Cambodia's Genocide Museum Conserves Clothing of Khmer Rouge Victims

During the 21 months he spent imprisoned in the secret Khmer Rouge prison code-named S-21, Bou Meng  found a strange comfort in his prison uniform: black cotton shorts and sometimes, when he was lucky, a shirt.  “It was very cold at night, as I remember,” he told VOA Khmer in a recent interview. No blankets or any other personal items were given to prisoners, who spent most of their days and nights shackled to beds inside tiny rooms. Often they were released only to be...

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