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PIC ID: 315513

Nhem Ein

Cambodian, born 1959


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Nhem Ein was a photographer in at the notorious Khmer Rouge prison Tuol Sleng, where he photographed newly arrived prisoners. Some 17,000 prisoners were tortured and executed there between 1975 and 1979.

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Nhem Ein has 2 locations.

Birth (1959)


Studio or Business (1976-1979)

Tuol Sleng Prison
Phnom Penh, Cambodia