Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Surfers and Smugglers—and the Truth Behind Two Americans’ Deaths in Tuol Sleng

By Dene-Hern Chen, The Cambodia Daily, Nov. 18, 2013

At the end of 1978, two Americans were captured by the Khmer Rouge while sailing in waters off the coast of Sihanoukville.

Michael Deeds and Chris Delance were captured, imprisoned, interrogated and tortured at the notorious Tuol Sleng prison camp in Phnom Penh—where an estimated 15,000 men, women and children were sent to their deaths during Pol Pot’s regime.

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