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the killing fields

choeung ek is the best-known from the sites known as the killing fields. right after the entry the commemorative stupa filled with the skulls of the victims takes away all illusions about this place.

it is a weird atmosphere as the fields look like a garden or a park.

but the¬†pits in the ground where the excavations revealed the bodies of thousands of people won’t fit in. on the left in the picture, the “magic tree” was equipped with a loudspeaker to drown out the¬†screaming.

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