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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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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Pol Pot
Pol Pot ([pɒl pɒt]; Khmer: ប៉ុល ពត; 19 May 1925 – 15 April 1998), born Saloth Sar (Khmer: សាឡុត ស), was a Cambodian socialist revolutionary who led the Khmer Rouge from 1963 until 1997. From 1...
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Khieu Samphan
Khieu Samphan (Khmer: ខៀវ សំផន; born July 27, 1931) is a former Cambodian communist politician who was the president of the state presidium of Democratic Kampuchea (Cambodia) from 1976 until 1979....
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Nuon Chea
Nuon Chea (Khmer: នួន ជា; born 7 July 1926), also known as Long Bunruot (Khmer: ឡុង ប៊ុនរត្ន) or Rungloet Laodi (Thai: รุ่งเลิศ เหล่าดี), is a Cambodian former communist politician who was...
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Ta Mok
Ta Mok (Khmer: តាម៉ុក; born Chhit Choeun, 1926 – July 21, 2006) was a Cambodian military chief and soldier who was a senior figure in the Khmer Rouge. He was best known as "Brother Number Five" o...
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Son Sen
Son Sen (Khmer: សុន សេន) (June 12, 1930 – June 10, 1997) was a Cambodian Communist politician and soldier. A member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kampuchea/Party of Demo...
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Ieng Sary
Ieng Sary (Khmer: អៀង សារី; 24 October 1925 – 14 March 2013) was a co-founder and senior member of the Khmer Rouge. He was a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kampuchea led...
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Hu Nim
Hu Nim (Khmer: ហូ នឹម, July 25, 1930 or 1932 – July 6, 1977), alias "Phoas" (ភាស់), was a Cambodian Communist intellectual and politician who held a number of ministerial posts. His long political...
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Hou Yuon
Hou Yuon (1930 – August 1975?) was a veteran of the communist movement in Cambodia. A member of the Communist Party of Kampuchea, also known as the Khmer Rouge, he served in several ministerial ...
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Kang Kek Iew
Kang Kek Iew or Kaing Kek Iev, also romanized as Kaing Guek Eav (Khmer: កាំង ហ្គេកអ៊ាវ), nom de guerre Comrade Duch or Deuch (មិត្តឌុច); or Hang Pin, (born 17 November 1942) is a war criminal and ...
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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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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 ...
Khmer Rouge Tribunal
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), commonly known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, is a court established to try the most senior responsible members of the Khmer Rouge for allege...
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Vorn Vet
Vorn Vet (1934–1978) born Pen Thuok, was a deputy prime minister for the economy of Democratic Kampuchea. He was murdered at the S-21 security camp in 1978.
Patriotic and Democratic Front of the Great National Union of Kampuchea
The Patriotic and Democratic Front of the Great National Union of Kampuchea (PDFGNUK) was a Kampuchean mass organization set up by the Communist Party of Kampuchea (popularly known as the Khmer Rouge)...
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Cambodian National Unity Party
The Cambodian National Unity Party (CNUP) (Cambodian: គណបក្សសាមគ្គីជាតិកម្ពុជា or Kanakpak Samakki Cheat Kampuchea) was a political party set up by the Khmer Rouge on November 30 1992 during the Unite...
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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...
Kampuchean Revolutionary Army
The Kampuchean Revolutionary Army (Khmer: កងទ័ពបដិវត្តន៍កម្ពុជា) was the official name of the armed forces of Democratic Kampuchea during Pol Pot's regime, mainly consisting of Khmer Rouge operati...
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 ...
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...
Nong Chan Refugee Camp
Nong Chan Refugee Camp, located in Nong Chan Village, Khok Sung District, Sa Kaeo Province, Thailand, was one of the earliest organized refugee camps on the Thai-Cambodian border, where thousands of K...
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...
Yun Yat
Yun Yat, alias Comrade At, was the wife of Son Sen, defence minister of Democratic Kampuchea. On October 9, 1975, the Standing Committee of Communist Party of Kampuchea placed her in charge of informa...
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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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