8 Stages Of Cambodian Genocide

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The Cambodian Genocide was one of the most tragic events in world history, and the United States did close to nothing about it. The Genocide fulfilled all 8 stages of Gregory Stanton’s 8 Stages of Genocide on the dot. Classification is the first stage of genocide, which Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge took part in, They classified the people of Cambodia into young and old, educated and uneducated, rich and poor, communist supporters and non-communist supporters. The symbolization used to distinguish the Cambodian civilians in Phnom Penh is the infamous blue scarf. Those who wore glasses were killed directly because the KR believed that glasses symbolized class enemies, which goes against what the KR stood for - communism and the end of the oppressing

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