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S stands for Security Office-
which actually meant prison during the Pol Pot regime.
About 20,000 people is believed to have been kept in this high school turned prison
where prisoners were abused, tortured and eventually sent to the killing fields.
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s214s213There were seven survivors and only two are still alive today.
It was an honor to meet Bou Meng and Chum Mey
at the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum.

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arches at the cellular jail

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Located in Andaman Islands, the Cellular Jail was where
political prisoners were kept in confinements.
It was that dreaded place everyone feared of.
It was known as Kalapani meaning black waters,
despite the beautiful blue sea surrounding the prison island.