1. Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Cambodia
Located in Phnom Penh, this museum used to be a high school — which had been converted into a security prison by the Khmer Rouge in 1975. The notorious Security Prison 21 (also called Tuol Sleng) was built within the high school — its structures converted into cells for inmates.
For a period of just four years (1975 to 1979), an estimated 17,000 people were held in S-21. Some estimate the number to be as high as 20,000, but the real number is mystery.
Prisoners were tortured repeatedly into naming associates…
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