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Map of skulls © UNESCO/Isabel González Rojo

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum Archives

Registration year: 2009
Submission year: 
2008
Collection ID: 
2008-04

Photographs and documents from the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum the former S-21 prison and interrogation centre where it is estimated that over 15, 000 prisoners were held in this former high school. Only a handful of them survived the ordeal. The archive contains photographs of over 5,000 of these prisoners, as well as "confessions", many extracted under torture, and other biographical records of prisoners and prison guards and officials in the security apparatus.

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Map of skulls © UNESCO/Isabel González Rojo
Map of skulls
© UNESCO/Isabel González Rojo

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