Democratic Kampuchea
Democratic Kampuchea (Khmer: កម្ពុជាប្រជាធិបតេយ្យ, Kâmpŭchéa Prâcheathippadey) (DK) was the name of the Khmer Rouge (KR)–controlled state that, between 1975 and 1979, ruled the Southeast Asian country...
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Khmer Rouge period (1975-1979)
The Khmer Rouge period (1975–1979) refers to the rule of Pol Pot, Nuon Chea, Ieng Sary, Son Sen, Khieu Samphan and the Communist Party of Kampuchea over Cambodia, which the Khmer Rouge renamed as Demo...
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Khmer Rouge rule of Cambodia
The Khmer Rouge period (1975–1979) refers to the rule of Pol Pot, Nuon Chea, Ieng Sary, Son Sen, Khieu Samphan and the Communist Party of Kampuchea over Cambodia, which the Khmer Rouge renamed as Demo...
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Khmer Rouge
Khmers rouges (French for "Red Khmers"; [kmɛʁ ʁuʒ]; Khmer: ខ្មែរក្រហម Khmer Kraham), more commonly known in English as 'Khmer Rouge' (/kəˈmɛər ˈruːʒ/) (corruption of 'Khmers rouges'), was the name...
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The Killing Fields
The Killing Fields (Khmer: វាលពិឃាត viel pi-kʰiet) are a number of sites in Cambodia where collectively more than a million people were killed and buried by the Communist Khmer Rouge regime, durin...
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Crime of apartheid
The crime of Apartheid is defined by the 2002 Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court as inhumane acts of a character similar to other crimes against humanity "committed in the context of an ...
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Khmer National Solidarity Party
The Khmer National Solidarity Party was a Cambodian political party founded in May 1997 by senior Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan after his denunciation of Pol Pot and as he began distancing himself ...
Cambodian-Vietnamese War
The Cambodian–Vietnamese War was an armed conflict between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Democratic Kampuchea. The war began with isolated clashes along the land and maritime boundaries of Vie...
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Coalition Government of Democratic Kampuchea
The Coalition Government of Democratic Kampuchea (CGDK) (Khmer: រដ្ឋាភិបាលចំរុះកម្ពុជាប្រជាធិបតេយ្យ) was a coalition government in exile composed of three Cambodian political factions: Prince Norodom ...
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GRUNK
The GRUNK, a French acronym for Royal Government of the National Union of Kampuchea (French: Gouvernement royal d'union nationale du Kampuchéa, Khmer: រាជរដ្ឋាភិបាលរួបរួមជាតិកម្ពុជា), was a go...
Ke Pauk
Ke Pauk (1934 – February 15, 2002), also known as Kae Pok, was born Ke Vin in Chhouk Ksach Village, Chhouk Ksach Sub-district, Baray District, Kampong Thom Province in 1934. He died, apparently ...
Ieng Thirith
Ieng Thirith (née Khieu; Khmer: អៀង ធីរិទ្ធ; born 10 March 1932) was an influential figure in the Khmer Rouge, but was neither a member of the Khmer Rouge Standing Committee nor of the Central Com...
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Dap Prampi Mesa Chokchey
Dahp Prampi Mesa Moha Chokchey (Khmer: ដប់ប្រាំពីរមេសាមហាជោគជ័យ, "Glorious Seventeenth of April") was the national anthem of Democratic Kampuchea from at least January 1976. Although the anthem m...
Cambodian genocide denial
Cambodian genocide denial was the belief expressed by many Western academics that claims of atrocities by the Khmer Rouge government (1975-1979) in Cambodia were much exaggerated. Many scholars of Cam...
Communist Party of Kampuchea
The Communist Party of Kampuchea (Khmer: គណបក្សកុំមុយនីសកម្ពុជា; CPK), also known as Khmer Communist Party, was a communist party in Cambodia. Its leader was Pol Pot and its followers were general...
Documentation Center of Cambodia
The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) is a Cambodian non-governmental organization whose mission is to research and record the era of Democratic Kampuchea (April 17, 1975 – January 7, 1979) fo...
Year Zero (political notion)
The term Year Zero (Khmer: ឆ្នាំសូន្យ chhnam saun), applied to the takeover of Cambodia in April 1975 by the Khmer Rouge, is an analogy to the Year One of the French Revolutionary Calendar. During...
François Ponchaud
François Ponchaud (born 1939) is a French Catholic priest and missionary to Cambodia. He is best known for his documentation of the genocide which occurred under the Khmer Rouge (KR), and for being on...
Choeung Ek
Choeung Ek (Khmer: ជើងឯក [cəəŋ aek]), the site of a former orchard and mass grave of victims of the Khmer Rouge - killed between 1975 and 1979 - about 17 km south of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is ...
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Sompoan Yuvakok
Communist Youth League of Kampuchea (Khmer: Sompoan Yuvakok) was a youth organization in Cambodia, the youth wing of the Communist Party of Kampuchea. The organization was initially called Democra...
New People
New People were civilian Cambodians who were controlled and exploited by the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia from 1975-1979. Generally, anyone who was from an urban area was made a New Person and peop...
Killing caves of Phnom Sampeau
The killing caves of Phnom Sampeau are caves in Phnom Sampeau, a hill 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Battambang in Cambodia. Major atrocities occurred there during the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Man...
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General Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea
General Secretary of the Central Committee was the highest office in the Communist Party of Kampuchea. The General Secretary was elected at plenary sessions of the Party's Central Committee, and chai...
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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
104°55′04″E / 11.54944°N 104.91778°E / 11.54944; 104.91778The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (Khmer: សារមន្ទីរឧក្រិដ្ឋកម្មប្រល័យពូជសាសន៍ទួលស្លែង) is a museum, chronicling geno...
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Chankiri Tree
A Chankiri Tree or Killing Tree was a tree in the Cambodian Killing Fields against which children and infants were smashed because their parents were accused of crimes against the Khmer Rouge. It was ...
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Cambodian coup of 1970
The Cambodian coup of 1970 refers to the removal of the Cambodian Head of State, Prince Norodom Sihanouk, after a vote in the National Assembly on 18 March 1970. Emergency powers were subsequently inv...
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