Essay On Khmer Rouge

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The Nazis were not the only ones that were cruel to people. There is a country called Cambodia. Khmer rouge was a communist party in Cambodia. Khmer were the people that lived in Cambodia and had a civilization from 9th to 15th century and Rouge means red. That is why Khmer rouge is the name for the communist party of Cambodia. Khmer represents the people in Cambodia and Rouge because all the communist parties are red. The Americans also caused this. Cambodia became a communist city during the 1960's and 1990's. Khmer rouge came to power with Pol Plot.United States of America and Lon Nol were the cause of the Khmer Rouge. Since USA ...view middle of the document...

Pol Plot the Khmer Rouge leader started the reign. Mao the Chinese ruler influenced him. He wanted Cambodia as a communist country and a cultural revolution. He ordered everyone in his country to work on collective farms, where every one got same amount of money and where people where equal. Unfortunately the ones that denied that command where killed. Even the babies were thrown to the wall to death. People died by starvation, or they were killed, beaten to death or shot. In December 1978 the Vietnamese invade the Cambodia. In there Cambodia lost a lot of power. The Vietnamese were in Cambodia until 1989. Tow years later (1991) Khmer rouge signed the treaty by disarming seventy percent of the forces. Later on 1998 Pol Plot died and Khmer Rouge surrendered.Basically Lon Nol and the US caused this. Nol let the US use Cambodia, causing tensions between the communist parties. USA was taking advantage of Cambodian, which is a bad example of the US. Taking advantage of countries to show that they are powerful, and helpful but only for the good of their country. Many of the times USA takes advantage of any country for power. Since Nol let USA use Cambodia Khmer rouge overthrew Nol and started their reign. Pol Plot killed approximately 1.50 million people. Pol did the good and the bad. The good is that he was protecting his country being patriotic. The bad is that he killed many people that made his own people suffer. This war was similar as the war with Hitler.

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