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    The Khmer Rouge

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    for the rise and fall of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia INTRODUCTION The Khmer Rouge is a term coined by Prince Norodom Sihanouk, literally meaning ‘Red Khmers’, to describe the Communist Party of Kampuchea, led by Saloth Sar, or more commonly known as Pol Pot. From 1975-1979, the Khmer Rouge seized power over Cambodia and conducted the tragic Cambodian genocide. Inspired by Maoism, they believed in the creation of a classless, communal society to achieve equality of all, and enforced this through the evacuation of cities. The establishment of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia emerged out the era of French colonisation during the 1940’s. During the rule of the French in the early decades of the twentieth century, the Cambodians…

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    Khmer Rouge In Cambodia

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    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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    The Khmer Rouge Genocide

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    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…

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    History: The Khmer Rouge

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    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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    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 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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    Tensions, of the dead people began to develop. Once, Communism have greatly spread throughout Cambodia. Khmer Rouge, affected most parts of Cambodia. Bodies of the unguilty people, provided worries and emotional tensions, towards the United States. The Khmer Rouge impacted the United States by refugees, supported Vietcong, and Communist. As early was the 1960’s, the Khmer Rouge took root in Cambodia’s northeastern jungles. A rebel group driven by communist ideals, nipped the borderline of…

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    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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    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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    The Khmer Rouge not only changed Cambodia but essentially destroyed it, leaving a trail of political and social destruction behind. The Khmer Rouge was responsible for turning Cambodia into one huge labour camp, killing hundreds of thousands of people, and ruining the lives of those who weren’t killed. They emptied hospitals of their patients and withdrew citizens from cities, making this one of the most inhumane and brutal regimes in human history. After being tortured for years by the Khmer…

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