Visitors look at portraits of victims displayed at the Tuol Sleng prison. File photo: AFP Visitors look at portraits of victims displayed at the Tuol Sleng prison. File photo: AFP
Visitors look at portraits of victims displayed at the Tuol Sleng prison. File photo: AFP
Cambodia

Cambodians condemn artist who edited photos of Khmer Rouge victims to add ‘smiles’

  • The regime led by Pol Pot killed some 2 million Cambodians, and took pictures of thousands of its victims
  • Irish artist Matt Loughrey has been adding colour to the black-and-white photos, but claims that he added smiles to some of those killed has provoked a backlash

Topic |   Cambodia
Visitors look at portraits of victims displayed at the Tuol Sleng prison. File photo: AFP Visitors look at portraits of victims displayed at the Tuol Sleng prison. File photo: AFP
Visitors look at portraits of victims displayed at the Tuol Sleng prison. File photo: AFP
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