Hom Horn is a temple committee member in Siem Reap commune, Kandal Steung district, Kandal province. Prior to the control of Khmer Rouge in 1975, he had been a monk for five years. He was one of a few monks who had chance to continue monkhood during the Khmer Rouge period.
Hom Horn describes events he encountered during the Lon Nol period (1970-1975) at area southern of Phnom Penh and his monkhood life between April and December 1975 before any form of religion was completely prohibited by the Khmer Rouge regime. He also shared his experiences about K5 in which he was sent to clear forest in Battambang province in late 1984.
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