A daughter’s 40-year search for the truth behind the Khmer Rouge’s most haunting photograph

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Chan Kim Srun, pictured with her infant son, at the notorious Khmer Rouge torture prison S-21 in 1978.

It is one of the Khmer Rouge’s most striking and haunting photographs.

Chan Kim Srun stares straight into the camera lens, holding her infant son in the Madonna and Child-like picture, rendered in black and white.

The powerful image has become a centrepiece at Phnom Penh’s genocide museum, serving as a reminder of the horrors committed by the Khmer Rouge.

In full: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-26/khmer-rouge-daughter-decades-long-search-photograph-cambodia/11815548

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