270 students from Toub Mean Chey high school, Kong Pisey district, Kampong Speu province participated in the outreach study tour organized by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on 23 August 2023 to visit Toul Sleng Genocide Museum and Win Win Memoria. The program aims to provide the students clearly understand and remember the tragedy of Cambodians under the Khmer Rouge regime, as well as to take action to stop future atrocities.
At the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, students were welcomed and presented by a Public Affairs Officer of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal on the Achievement of the ECCC obtained from the trials and the residual works that the Chamber is currently conducting. Following their visit to the Tuol Sleng Museum, the students went on to learn the history of the Win Win Memorial.
At the end of the visit, the students are expected to gain a wealth of information and knowledge about the trial works at the ECCC, the brutal torture and massacre histories on Cambodians under the Democratic Kampuchea regime, and the sacrifices made by the Royal Government of Cambodia in liberating the country from that genocidal regime.
The weekly ECCC outreach study tour, coordinated and lead by the Public Affairs Section is conducted for students, young people, and the general public seeks to raise awareness about the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge regime. AS more than 500,000 members of the national and international public have taken part in outreach study tours since 2009 until the present day, 2023, with the Public Affairs Section of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal coordinating them.