Cambodian Genocide In History

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Genocide.When you hear that word it reminds you of the holocaust, but many genocides have occurred in our history from the rwanda genocide to the Roman Empire.The most devastating genocides are the ones ignored by people leaving those in danger to die.This has happen more often like we have not learned and ignore a genocide even though most countries have said they would avoid a genocide from happening again after the holocaust being so inhumane with the burning and torturing of people.Saloth star most commonly know as Pol Pot was the leader of a group named the khmer rouge who were in power during the cambodian genocide that lasted about 4 years and killed about two million people(History).Pol pot and his group wanted to make Cambodia classless…show more content…
"Pol Pot and the Prosecution of the Khmer Rouge Leadership in Cambodia." History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide. Ed. Sonia G. Benson, Nancy Matuszak, and Meghan Appel O'Meara. Vol. 3. Detroit: Gale, 2002. Student Resources in Context. Web. 24 Nov.…show more content…
Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 2: Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. Student Resources in Context. Web. 4 Dec. 2015.
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