• That street hawker may have helped transport victims to the killing fields of Choeung Ek.


  • Many refugees end up in Ecuador because it's the nearest country to the killing fields of southwestern Colombia.

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  • He was often present, witnesses say, when prisoners were dispatched to the killing fields on the outskirts of the city.


  • From the Burma Road to the Arctic convoys, the killing fields of Kursk and the London Blitz, their voices are heard.

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  • Youk Chhang was just a child when he was separated from his family and forced into slave labour in the Killing Fields.

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  • The last entry records the Polish officers' arrival at the killing fields.

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  • Once again he escaped, ducking into a darkened doorway while being led to the killing fields on the banks of the Danube River.

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  • In the UK's Guardian , Peter Tatchell describes how rape is used as a weapon of war in the killing fields of Darfur.

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  • That looks suspiciously convenient for Cambodia's current rulers and their cronies, anxious to avoid close scrutiny of their parts in the killing fields.

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  • Chhang fears that private companies coming into Cambodia are turning the Killing Fields into "Disneylands", as he told the Associated Press in 2006.

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  • The old colonial wing and original entrance were used as the set for Hotel Le Phnom Penh in the 1983 shooting of The Killing Fields.

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  • And that is why the likes of Ieng Sary and Ta Mok are not the only veterans of the killing fields suddenly suffering from amnesia.


  • In any event, hard diplomatic, as well as military, work will be needed to prepare the way for a ground presence in the killing fields.

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  • Just 30 meters away is a polling station run by Buth Chhay Hoeung, a 45-year-old teacher who lost his mother and five siblings to the killing fields.


  • He will be remembered as the man who turned Cambodia into the killing fields, a dictator responsible for the deaths of millions of his countrymen and unrepentant to the end.

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  • Ironically his cell is located nearby the old Tuol Sleng prison-torture compound, where alleged enemies of the Khmer Rouge regime were "interrogated" to exact confessions before they were dispatched to the killing fields.


  • Lomong has also written a book, called "Running for My Life: One Lost Boy's Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games, " where he narrates his long and epic life journey.

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  • Gary Haugen, a onetime United Nations investigator, has witnessed some of the most awful consequences of brutality, from the killing fields of Rwanda and the old South Africa's apartheid system to murders by the Philippine army.

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  • But in terms of the human toll of state-induced famine and other official forms of brutality, the millions of lives lost under Kim Jong Il's reign in North Korea rank right up there with the killing fields of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge.

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  • In 1996, Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk pardoned Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Sary for his role in the "killing fields" era of the 1970s when about a million Cambodians were slain.

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  • The only uncertainty in that event is which of the cliques of brutal communists will be in charge of the next Killing Fields.

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  • The recent surrender of several fugitive Khmer Rouge leaders and the arrest of rebel army chief Ta Mok has speeded up efforts to provide justice to the victims and survivors of the "killing fields".

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  • She has been involved in causes, and spoken and led workshops in and about Cambodian orphans in the post-Killing Fields era.

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  • There are neatly executed pen portraits of scores of individuals not only politicians, diplomats and generals but also journalists, such as Christiane Amanpour and Roy Gutman, whose crusading reportage from the Bosnian killing-fields helped to make American policy more assertive.

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  • Before Baghdad succeeds in turning the marshlands near Basra a pathetic refuge to hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Shiites who fled their homes when U.S. inaction ensured the failure of their revolt against Saddam into killing fields, the regime itself must be crushed.


  • If people in Poipet feel brave enough to protest, that isn't the case in Pailin, where two casinos are run by former members of the Khmer Rouge the group that killed nearly 2 million Cambodians during their Killing Fields reign in the 1970s.

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  • Areas of the mountainous province of Relizane were turned into killing-fields as teams of armed men attacked isolated hamlets, slaughtering whole families and burning houses.

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  • Lucrative rice crops are being hard hit, too, as saltwater creeps into aquifers beneath the fields, contaminating wells used for irrigation and killing crops.

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  • The rivalry for control of the illegal drug industry turned New Orleans's housing projects into killing fields.

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