Posts tagged "Siem Reap"
Pagoda with Genocide Victims’ Bones

Pagoda with Genocide Victims’ Bones

Siem Reap, Cambodia, February 22, 2009. Throughout Cambodia, there are pagodas filled with skulls and bones of some of the 1.7 million victims of Pol Pot’s genocidal regime. Many people were tortured and killed; others died of illnesses, malnutrition and suicide.
Widow Who Tends a Buddha Shrine

Widow Who Tends a Buddha Shrine

Siem Reap, Cambodia, February 23, 2009. To support herself and her children, Nung, who is a 46 year-old widow, tends to the Buddha shrine in the background.