Norodom Sihanouk

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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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  • How Did Pol Pot Cause The Cambodian Genocide

    Eleven million people were killed in the Holocaust. One million eight hundred people were murdered in the Armenian Genocide. Seven hundred fifty thousand in the Assyrian genocide. One million in the Greek genocide. One and a half million. Thats the number of innocent people that were killed in the Cambodian Genocide before anyone even noticed. All these events have one thing in common; a leader who caused the events from murdering or convincing others to murder. Pol Pot is the reason the…

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  • Pol Pot Genocide

    Throughout the 20th and 21st centuries many people`s human rights were violated by certain groups, government`s, and individuals who saw their power threatened by people who fought against them like Pol Pot with his Khmer Rouge, and Rwanda`s 100 days of genocide. In Cambodia, Pol Pot, and his Khmer Rouge in just 4 years have killed over 1.5 million of a population of 7 to 8 million people during his rule (1975 to 1979). The Khmer Rouge opposed colonial influence, and wanted an agrarian…

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  • The Cambodian Genocide: Pol Pot

    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 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…

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  • Meas Sokha Analysis

    (“GENOCIDE-CAMBODIA”). In the end, the Khmer Rouge was not powerful enough compared to Vietnam, so the Khmer Rouge was overthrown and a temporary government was put in place for the surviving Cambodians (“Cambodian Genocide Trying to End Genocide”). Prince Sihanouk was re-elected and became the primary government official until the United Nations could step in and review their case. With Cambodia’s…

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  • The Khmer Rouge: A Justification Of The Vietnam War

    “Although one of the key justifications for the Vietnam war was to prevent the spread of communism, the U.S. defeat was to produce nothing of the kind: apart from the fact that Cambodia and Laos became embroiled, the effects were essentially confined to Vietnam”. This is a famous speaker of Martin Jacques, a famous editor, academic, author in England. This quote tells us about problems of Cambodia after Vietnam war, Cambodia was controlled by Khmer Rouge, a communist group from 1975-1979. Many…

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  • Pol Pot Propaganda

    ‘During that time, about 1.5 million Cambodians out of a total population of 7 to 8 million died of starvation, execution, disease or overwork.’ (HIstory.com Staff, 2009). The period of the Khmer warfare is the most remarkable moment of Cambodia’s history. It is also the most catastrophic one. The cultural and civil background of the monarchy and republican eras was suppressed by the Khmer communist regime. During this period Cambodia’s expressive heritage nearly disappear, not only…

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  • Pol Pot Compare And Contrast Essay

    When a person dies, it can be heart breaking. But when a few people die, it can be devastating. Together Saddam Hussein and Pol Pot has slaughtered over 2,300,000 people because of their political and religious views. Anyone who opposed them were killed. Saddam Hussein believed in secularism which is the belief that rejects religion while Pol Pot believed in a communist society. Because of their views, these men did everything in their power to make sure their dreams were accomplished and…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Cambodian Labor Camps

    Fleeing from your home and being put into forced labor camps is something you never want to think about. For Makara Meng and Jaden Li Eung it was a reality. Running down the gravel road with tears in your eyes as you are told you are going to a forced labor camp where beatings happen everyday, many Cambodians have to face this reality. The Khmer Rouge group took over Cambodia and made the civilian lives a living hell. The Khmer Rouge group was a terrorist group that led Cambodia. They forced…

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