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Cheryl P. Anderson and Debra L. Martin

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781683400691

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9781683400691.001.0001

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Khmer Rouge Regime Massacres

Khmer Rouge Regime Massacres

Skeletal Evidence of Violent Trauma in Cambodia

Chapter:
(p.116) 8 Khmer Rouge Regime Massacres
Source:
Massacres
Author(s):

Julie M. Fleischman

Sonnara Prak

Vuthy Voeun

Sophearavy Ros

Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683400691.003.0008

Chapter 8 discusses the impact of the Khmer Rouge regime on the people of Cambodia and the importance of documenting the evidence of violence. This study focuses on the important work being done at the Choeung Ek Genocidal Center analyzing the skeletal remains of the victims. In particular, a recent study performed on a sample of Khmer Rouge victims is discussed and, through analysis of the perimortem trauma, confirms eyewitness accounts that blunt force trauma to the base of the skull was often utilized to execute the victims.

Keywords:   Khmer Rouge, Cambodia, Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, Perimortem trauma, Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

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