Dith Pran

Cambodian photojournalist

Dith Pran (September 27, 1942March 30, 2008) was a photojournalist best known as a refugee and Cambodian Genocide survivor and was the subject of the Academy Award-winning film The Killing Fields. He was portrayed in the movie by first-time actor Haing S. Ngor, who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance.

Dith Pran in 2007
Choung Ek Killing Field: The bones of young children who were killed by Khmer Rouge soldiers.


Mass grave in Choeung Ek.


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