Remembering victims of genocide

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Cambodians praying for their dead relativesin a ceremony at the Choeung Ek Genocidal Centre on the outskirts of Phnom Penh yesterday. The annual National Day of Anger commemorates the some two million victims who died due to starvation and forced labour or were executed when the Khmer Rouge ruled from 1975 to 1979.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 19, 2017, with the headline 'Remembering victims of genocide'. Print Edition | Subscribe