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    heard of. The Cambodian Genocide is a mystery to many, being it isn’t widely researched. The killing fields of Cambodia “(1975-1979)” (Krkljes, 2015) are where Pol Pot and his authoritarian government committed a mass murder. The Khmer Rouge knew that knowledge is power, which is why they mainly focused on “exterminating” the “educated.” There were nearly “2 million Cambodians” murdered on these killing fields. (Center) Cambodia today is still working to fully recover from the loss of those…

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    The movie When We Leave takes places in turkey and focuses on a major conflict within the Muslim community. The major conflict within the Muslim community that the movie focuses on is honor crimes and honor killings. Honor killings are used by a family when a family member commits an action that negatively affects the honor of the family. In most cases it has to due with a female committing adultery with another man while they are unmarried. In this movie it depicts a situation where the…

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    matured tremendously throughout the text can see that although Loung thinks like her age at one point she does show her levels of maturity and change at another. Loung feels as though there is nothing that anyone can do to bring back her loved ones. Killing and torturing these soldiers will only have people feel relief but it can not and will not fix anything back to the ways they were…

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    Imagine you’re world being turned around from living peacefully and happy to murdering people that you don’t want just to stay alive. This is what people had to go through in Cambodia when Khmer Rouge, a radical Communist regime, came to power in 1975. They started to move people in the countryside and made everyone work, even childrens. Millions of people died by starvation and sickness. In Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick, people’s physiological states changes three ways, person's…

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    The inhumane acts prevalent in the modern world are rooted in mankind itself. As stated in the novel Lord of the Flies, the author William Golding proposes the idea that the defects of society stem from the defects of human nature (204). The Khmer Rouge regime exemplifies that the flaws of society emanate from the abuses of one’s power; unless humans change their morality, society will not improve. Genocide is defined as the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial,…

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    In 1975 Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge took control of the Cambodian Government and established a communist government. When the Khmer Rouge took control Pol Pot declared that 1975 was “year zero” would set the Cambodian Calders to year zero. During the time the Khmer Rouge was in control the government started the Cambodian Genocide. In which the government targeted Buddhist monks, intellectuals, officials from the “old” regime, and enemies of the state. The government attacked monks because…

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    Culture: How Far Does It Go? The most important aspect of the Latin American culture has everything to do with honor. Women have the biggest responsibility when it comes to honor. Losing your honor might undoubtedly portray as the worst deed in this culture. In Chronicle of a Death Foretold, the author Gabriel Marquez, demonstrates the horrifying actions taken when losing one’s honor. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the events that occurred in the novel and compare them to the same…

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    My topic is the Cambodian Genocide. It all started with the Khmer Rouge party leader Pol Pot who tried to make Cambodia an agrarian society. I found this topic interesting because the Cambodians were fighting against the French for their independence and the Khmer Rouge came and the Cambodians thought they were being helped out by the Khmer Rouge. In fact, the Khmer Rouge’s only goal was to defeat the French so they could take over. I found this interesting because how does it feel to know…

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    The moonlight shining through the Oval Office lands on a man with green hair, white skin, and what seems to be Secret Service uniform. The man stands in front of the President of the United States with a harpoon gun to his head. The smell of blood fills the room. The man has a grotesque and wicked smile on his face, identifying him as the Joker. The Joker puts the gun against the President 's head and pulls the trigger but only a flag with "BANG!" on it comes out. The Joker puts the gun against…

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    for food or aid didn’t kill them directly, but it impacted it in such a way that, in Singer’s eyes, is on par with killing someone by recklessly driving. You didn’t intend for anyone to die, but you were the cause nonetheless. In a very harsh and to the point quote he says, “…we contribute to the impoverishment of some people to our own benefit.” Because while we are not actually killing people, by us buying luxuries when others don’t even have necessities, it is contributing to their life’s…

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