Female soldier of the Kampuchea United Front for National Salvation

This unattributed photograph shows a young Cambodian female soldier of the Kampuchea United Front for National Salvation (KUFNS, also known as FUNSK) [Front or Renakse]. She stands in front of a tree holding a rifle. She is not in uniform but wears a sarong (traditional lower garment). The image was featured in the publication (French and English versions) entitled The People’s Republic of Kampuchea (1979).

This photograph is part of the collection held by the Agence Khmère de Presse (AKP) and Cambodia’s Ministry of Information. This collection, which documents the early years of the People’s Republic of Kampuchea as photographed by the Vietnamese and a small team of Cambodian photographers, has not yet been classified or indexed.

Date

circa 1979 — 1980

Artist/Creator

Unattributed

Medium

Photograph

Theme

People's Republic of Kampuchea

Case Studies

Spatial Politics of Identity in Cambodia

Keywords

army, Cambodia, portrait, soldier, women

Further information

Source

Agence Khmère de Press (AKP)

Permissions/Acknowledgements

Courtesy of the AKP

COTCA Identifier

AKP-010

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