Yen Pech is a farmer and former village chief during the People’s Republic of Kampuchea (PRK) in early 1980s. Prior to the control of power by Khmer Rouge, Yen Pich and family were collected and forced to move south from his hometown in order to work for Khmer Rouge soldiers.
Yen Pech describes the situation and living in the Khmer Rouge zone from 1972 to 1975 during which he stayed away from his family for farming work in Sa-ang district. He further describes the condition of work and living under the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1979, during which he fled back to live in his hometown in Siem Reap district. He also provides information about the PRK during which he served as a village chief and participated in K5.
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