Cambodia News: Pol Pot

Government Happy For Chinese Dominance of Cambodia Energy Sector to Continue - AEC News Today


Government Happy For Chinese Dominance of Cambodia Energy Sector to Continue
AEC News Today
When Vietnamese forces liberated Cambodia from the genocidal reign of Pol Pot in 1979 they found the country devoid of necessary infrastructure. Roads, bridges, water and sanitation services, and power generation and distribution networks had all but ...

15 Jan 2017 | 12:26 am

Is Thomas More's Socialist Society Possible Today? And In What Form? — Part V - Sri Lanka Guardian


Sri Lanka Guardian

Is Thomas More's Socialist Society Possible Today? And In What Form? — Part V
Sri Lanka Guardian
[8] That is what in a way happened in Cambodia under Pol Pot (1975-79) and to a great extent in many communist countries. Pol Pot completely abolished private property. The personal belongings only limited to a toothbrush. In collective farms, the ...

14 Jan 2017 | 11:49 pm

A Time To Remember, A Time To Forget | The Indian Express - The Indian Express


The Indian Express

A Time To Remember, A Time To Forget | The Indian Express
The Indian Express
Despite suffering one of the world's worst genocides, Rwanda, with its famous silverback mountain gorillas, is a revelation.

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14 Jan 2017 | 12:31 pm

A commitment to heritage of Dundee - The Courier


The Courier

A commitment to heritage of Dundee
The Courier
The major conflicts of the 20th Century: two world wars and the heinous genocides against their own people by Joseph Stalin and Pol Pot were not the result of religious differences. There are numerous other examples. While I agree that many conflicts ...

13 Jan 2017 | 3:56 am

Among the ghosts of Cambodia's killing fields: on the set of Angelina Jolie's new film - The Guardian


The Guardian

Among the ghosts of Cambodia's killing fields: on the set of Angelina Jolie's new film
The Guardian
The Cambodian communist party was taken over in the 1960s by a group of hardline ideologues who had studied in Paris, led by a radio engineer named Saloth Sar – a man who would later take the nom-de-guerre Pol Pot. The communist rebellion was ...

11 Jan 2017 | 3:18 am

Austin Ruse: 'Body Count Of The Sexual Revolution' Is 'More Than Those Murdered By Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot' - Right Wing Watch


Right Wing Watch

Austin Ruse: 'Body Count Of The Sexual Revolution' Is 'More Than Those Murdered By Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot'
Right Wing Watch
In a fundraising email sent on Friday, Austin Ruse of the Religious Right group C-Fam hyped his group's work against LGBT and reproductive rights around the globe by declaring that the “sexual revolution” has a higher “body count” than “Stalin, Hitler ...

9 Jan 2017 | 10:15 am

Atheists not responsible for past genocides - Jamaica Observer


Jamaica Observer

Atheists not responsible for past genocides
Jamaica Observer
Pol Pot was the infamous leader of Cambodia during the cold war who is credited for exterminating a quarter of his country's population. He has been branded a cruel atheist by many — very wrongly so. Pol Pot was also a Buddhist. He first studied at a ...

3 Jan 2017 | 11:11 pm

We and Pol Pot - The American Conservative


The American Conservative

We and Pol Pot
The American Conservative
Interest in the decade-long, UN-backed tribunal against ex-Khmer Rouge leaders spiked in August, when the Phnom Penh court announced it would hear testimony of rape and forced marriages under Pol Pot. Of course, “spiked” is a relative term; over the ...

29 Dec 2016 | 9:04 pm

The Atlantic Lists Bush, Reagan Next To Pol Pot, Hitler As Worst Leaders In Human History - Daily Caller


The Atlantic Lists Bush, Reagan Next To Pol Pot, Hitler As Worst Leaders In Human History
Daily Caller
Next up was a list of violent dictators, including Pol Pot, Idi Amin, and the obvious candidate for the “worst” anything: Adolf Hitler. The list was supplied by CNN co-host Chris Cuomo. Rounding up the list is former President Ronald Reagan. “Tens of ...

27 Dec 2016 | 3:15 pm

Cambodia Calls for Cancellation of $300m War-Time Debt - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Cambodia Calls for Cancellation of $300m War-Time Debt
VOA Khmer (English)
In this undated photo provided by Documentation Center of Cambodia, the late Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, center, greets Khmer Rouge cadre in Phnom Penh ...
As Khmer Rouge guerrillas in the '70s, they took part in genocide ...Los Angeles Times

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27 Dec 2016 | 10:09 am