Dith Pran

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Dith Pran
Born(1942-09-27)27 September 1942
Died30 March 2008(2008-03-30) (aged 65)
EmployerNew York Times
Known forThe Killing Fields

Dith Pran (Khmer: ឌិត ប្រន; 27 September 1942 – 30 March 2008) was a Cambodian photojournalist. He was best known as a refugee and survivor of the Cambodian genocide.

Pran died on 30 March 2008 in New Brunswick, New Jersey from pancreatic cancer, aged 65.[1]

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  1. Pyle, Richard (March 31, 2008). ""Killing Fields" survivor Dith Pran dies". The Associated Press. Archived from the original on April 10, 2008. Retrieved August 31, 2017. Dith Pran, the Cambodian-born journalist whose harrowing tale of enslavement and eventual escape from that country's murderous Khmer Rouge revolutionaries in 1979 became the subject of the award-winning film "The Killing Fields," died Sunday. He was 65.

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