The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields

Written on 07/25/2019
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Dith Pran was a Cambodian-American, journalist, and photojournalist. He was also the inspiration for the Academy-Award winning film The Killing Fields,  a story about the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia based on the experiences of two journalists. 

Pran was also an avid activist for the Cambodian community through the Dith Pran Holocaust Awareness Project to educate the world about the genocide that took place during the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1979. 



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