Before 1975, Toul Sleng was one of the big high school in Phnom Penh then when pol pot took the country of Cambodia in 1975 April 17 they converted the school into a largest such center of detention and torture in the country. after the regime was over tin 1979 January 07 the site brought lives which was Over 17,000.
From 975 April 17 till 1979 January 07, the whole country of Cambodia were led and controlled by a small group of Cambodian which named as Pot Pol, later it was well known as Democratic Kapuchea “Democratic of Cambodia” or Khmer Rouge, Red Khmer regime. The popular name is Khmer Rouge which it was name by the late king Norodom Sihanouk. and the red is referred to communism party.
the site had kept to interrogation and torturing all Cambodian peoples which were left from the last regime “republic of Cambodia or well known as democracy policies, led by Lon Not and backed by the United State of America”, foreigners and then members of it’s own group the room of the each building were converted to personal and was very tiny cell , the jailed peoples had to confess. Some of the those jailed was died at site during of torturing “to get the answers they wanted” and after the jailed people confessed, signed in paper then no more hurting them but the Khmer Rouge transported the victims to Killing Fields of Cheung Ek is situated 15 kilometers south-west of Phnom Penh. where was the last extermination camp to be executed