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Arn Chorn-Pond

Cambodian Survivor

Arn Chorn-Pond

After surviving the Khmer Rouge labor camps and a stint as a child soldier, Arn Chorn-Pond became a human rights activist who has founded numerous nonprofit organizations, including Children of War, Cambodian Volunteers for Community Development, and Cambodian Living Arts. He is a frequent speaker who has received numerous honors and awards. Chorn-Pond is also an accomplished flautist. He is the subject of the documentary The Flute Player, and was the inspiration for the opera Where Elephants Weep.

 

Video Clips

Arn Chorn-Pond Discusses the Role of Bystanders
Becoming a Child Soldier in Cambodia, Part 1
Becoming a Child Soldier in Cambodia, Part 2
The Brutality of the Khmer Rouge, Part 1
The Brutality of the Khmer Rouge, Part 2
The Forced Labor Camp at Wat Ek
Organizing the Cambodian Volunteers for Community Development
The Temple Boy