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Day of bitter remembrance

Day of bitter remembrance

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Tracey Shelton

Students from the Royal University of Fine Arts on participate Wednesday in a dramatic re-creation of the brutalities suffered under the Khmer Rouge regime in commemoration of the national Day of Anger. About 1,000 people turned out at the Choeung Ek killing fields to mark the anniversary of the day believed to have been when the Khmer Rouge instituted forced collectivisation throughout the country.

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