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    Pol Pot

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    Pol pot, whose real name was Saloth Sar, was the Cambodian revolutionary who lead the Khmer Rouge from 1963 until 1997. He became the leader of Cambodia on 17 April 1975, when his forces captured Phnom Penh. At first his politic of anti-Soviet got a lot of other countries supporting, like China, U.S, Thailand and some European countries. After he began working for the Far-left police and massacred a lot of innocent citizens, he was condemned by the international society. Pol Pot had a really big change during his life, from a simple man change into a criminal empire, he destroyed a lot of regular rules in Cambodia and changed the rules go the part which he likes. He also want to imitate China’s first president Mao’s action to create a country…

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    Essay On Pol Pot

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    Pol Pot: Beast of the Southeast Of all the cruel and horrendous tyrants history has bedeviled upon humanity, Pol Pot is among the most evil and unforgiving. It was under his rule that from 1975 to 1979, millions of innocent lives were snuffed out during an event known as the Cambodian Genocide. The Cambodian Genocide was an effort by the tyrannical government of Cambodia, known as the Khmer Rouge, to establish a perfect communist utopia. They planned to do this by disposing of anyone in the…

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    Pol Pot And Evil

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    Pol Pot and Evil Pol Pot is one of the most notorious villains in recent history. He was the Prime Minister of Cambodia from 1976 to 1979, and responsible for the infamous Cambodian Killing Fields. During his short time in power, he was responsible for the displacement, torture, and death of millions of Cambodians. Pol Pot was a communist dictator who wanted to destroy the existing civilization in Cambodia and create a new age. To bring in the new age, he ordered a genocide against his own…

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    Pol Pot Genocide

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    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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    Pol Pot Summary

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    the fact that before1970, Cambodia averaged less than one ton of rice per hectare. Even when emphasis was put on the collectivization of rice, Cambodia still exported the least amount compared to neighboring countries. Pol Pot and his followers did not rely on technological advancements or new equipment. The new leaders of Cambodia only relied on the forced labor from the people who has once resided in Phnom Penh. This collectivization relied on men and women to cultivate rice fields, build…

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    Pol Pot Propaganda

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    ‘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: A Short Story

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    Walking through the dark, humid jungle, the Ham and Keo families silently worried. Escaping Pol Pot’s wrath on Cambodia was their only goal. Violent memories of bombs being dropped on neighboring villages and experiences in the concentration camps shook their minds. Crunch. Dasie, who was only four, stepped on a twig. Grunting as she walked, a sharp pain in her gut stabbed at her. Thirty-five years later, she would learn that it was a piece of shrapnel from a bomb that detonated near her home.…

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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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    Has your world ever seemed to come to a complete stop? If the answer is yes, then maybe you have gotten a taste of what Year Zero would have been like. There was nothing during this year: no food, no clothes, no families, and no money. Located in Southeast Asia, Cambodia is a country less than half the size of California. From 1975 to 1979 the people of this country were living in the most unbearable conditions. This is due to the fact that on April 17, 1975 Pol Pot commenced mass murders of the…

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    Saloth Sar was Pol Pot’s real name. Pol pot was a terrible person; he struggled with a bad childhood, become power crazy, and started the Cambodian Genocide. The path that he took made him to become a bad leader. he had many many opportunities in life to be successful in life, but he always ruined the opportunity by doing the wrong things. Pol Pot was a terrible child which lead him to the wrong direction in life. Saloth Sar (Pol Pot) was born on “March of 1925, in a little fishing village of…

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