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  • The Khmer Rouge Genocide

    The Khmer Rouge was one of the main and important genocides that took place in history. According to the dictionary, a genocide is the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group of nation. The Khmer Rouge was a Communist Party of Kampuchea in Cambodia. It was formed in 1968 when they started to struggle against the French colonization and was influenced by the Vietnamese. The Khmer Rouge genocide happened in the capital city of Phnom Penh. It was a four year long regime in Cambodia that took place from April 17,1975 to January 1979. The Khmer Rouge government tormented and harassed Cambodia during their short reign of power, killing many innocent lives. These events should be studied to help…

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  • History: The Khmer Rouge

    The Khmer Rouge should be listed as one of the most horrific events in history. These sources portray the violent acts of this group. Each of these sources will allow me to incorporate the historical timeline of how the group formed and how much destruction was caused in Cambodia into the essay. Having this information will provide the audience a better understanding of the horrendous magnitude the country and its people went through. Chaumeau, Christine. "More Denial." Far Eastern Economic…

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  • Khmer Rouge In Cambodia

    Khmer Rouge was one of the many leaders of the Cambodian people. He was a member of the communist party who came into office during Cambodia’s struggle against French colonization. After the first Indochina war in the 1950s, the communist movement in Cambodia began to form. Before Rouge took office, small battles had taken place. In 1970, Marshal Lon Nol, a Cambodian leader, began to battle Rouge and the Vietnamese army he had backing him. Two years later, the Vietnamese turned the fight over to…

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  • Pol Pot: The Khmer Rouge Regime

    With over two million deaths caused by brutal murders and torture and the total corruption of the Cambodian government. The Khmer Rouge Regime has become one of the dangerous and the top greatest injustice the human kind has ever faced in history. This great injustice all began with Pol Pot. Pol Pot was born in northern Cambodia in 1925. Like all great evil leaders Pol Pot (young age) was an excellent student was an intellectual person, who got scholarships to go to any school he…

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  • The Khmer Rouge: The Rise And Fall Of Pol Pot

    The United States killed up to 150,000 Cambodian farmers and peasants that lived in the rural area where the Vietcong were hiding. This forced the farmers and peasants to move to bigger cities to remain same from these bombings (1). In 1969, the Khmer Rouge had only 10,000 troops, but the bombings were bringing the peasants and farmers to the Khmer Rouge for help. By 1973, The Khmer Rouge had 200,000 troops (Morris 5). In January of 1973, the United States, the North Vietnamese, the South…

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  • Khmer Rouge: Movie Analysis

    The memory of the Khmer Rouge and the prison facility S-21 is one that is shadowed by repressed memories, lack of knowledge of the events, and apathy of the horrors that took place. By analyzing the similarities, differences, and the purpose of the book and movie we can see the issues that we have today in memorializing the genocide in Cambodia. The book Voices from S-21, and the movie Khmer Rouge: Killing machine, try and address the misconceptions that the perpetrators have in their…

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  • The Khmer Rouge: A Justification Of The Vietnam War

    problems of Cambodia after Vietnam war, Cambodia was controlled by Khmer Rouge, a communist group from 1975-1979. Many people have been killed because they against the government. As a result of the Khmer Rouge’s total control and the people’s fighting back. the Cambodian genocide became the most bloody genocide of human history. The Khmer Rouge was a brutal,murderous…

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  • Comparison Of 1975 Pol Pot And The Khmer Rouge

    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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  • Analysis Of Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty In Cambodian Genocide Trial

    Adamczyk, Ed. "Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty In Cambodian Genocide Trial." UPI Top News (2014): Points of View Reference Center. Web. 8 Mar. 2016. Summary: Ed Adamczyk describes the prosecution of criminals convicted of crimes against humanity. The leaders, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, were leaders in the Khmer Rouge Regime. The two leaders that were still alive from the genocide were the ages of 83 and 88. These leaders killed 1.7 million people by forced labour, execution, and starvation. This…

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  • Marxism In The 1970's

    According to BBC News, “The Khmer Rouge had its origins in the 1960s, as the armed wing of the Communist Party of Kampuchea - the name the Communists used for Cambodia.” The Khmer Rouge wanted an agrarian socialism because they wanted Cambodia to be a society that was built on an economy through growing and maintaining crops and its farmland (“Cambodia 's brutal Khmer Rouge regime”). The Khmer Rouge wanting an agrarian socialism gave them the opportunity to target the citizens of Cambodia who…

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