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Bearing witness

Bearing witness

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Photo by: Heng Chivoan

Swede Gunnar Bergstrom, in town for the first time since he went on a propaganda tour of Democratic Kampuchea in 1978, visits Tuol Sleng, the high school-turned-torture-centre by the regime. The former communist, who wanted to believe Cambodia was becoming the ideal state, quickly learned he was misguided. He will travel around Cambodia this week with an exhibition of photos from the tour.

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