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Loss of Family

Phansy Peang

Language: English

Cambodian Genocide Survivor

Phansy details how she was affected by losing both her parents and children during the genocide.

Born: December 10, 1950
City of Birth: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
Country of birth: Cambodia
Cooperatives: Kandal province (Cambodia); Pursat province (Cambodia)
Liberated by: Vietnamese armed forces
Liberation location: Pursat province (Cambodia)

 

  • Phansy Peang

    Language: English

    Cambodian Genocide Survivor

    Phansy details how she was affected by losing both her parents and children during the genocide.

    Born: December 10, 1950
    City of Birth: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
    Country of birth: Cambodia
    Cooperatives: Kandal province (Cambodia); Pursat province (Cambodia)
    Liberated by: Vietnamese armed forces
    Liberation location: Pursat province (Cambodia)

     

  • Emmanuel Gatali

    Language: English

    Survivor of Genocide in Rwanda

    Emmanuel talks about the last time he saw his pregnant cousin alive.

    Born: January 10, 1975
    City of Birth: Rutonde (Rwamagana, Rwanda)
    In hiding: Kicukiro (Kigali, Rwanda)
    Liberated by: Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF)
    Liberation location: Nyamirambo (Kigali, Rwanda)

  • Venuste Karasira on His Daughter's Death

    Language: English

    Survivor of Genocide in Rwanda

    Venuste describes losing his daughter right before his eyes.

    Born: 1953

    City of Birth: Kabagali (Gitarama, Rwanda)

    In hiding: Kicukiro (Kigali, Rwanda)

    Liberated by: Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF)

    Liberation location: Nyanza (Kicukiro, Kigali, Rwanda)

     

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