During the Cambodian genocide, which lasted from 1975-1979, approximately 1.7 million – 21% of the population – people were killed.


Large numbers of members of the political opposition, town and city dwellers, the educated middle-classs and administrators, ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese, Buddhist monks, Muslims.


The Khmer Rouge regime, led by Pol Pot.


The Cambodian Genocide Project at Yale University


‘Justice at last for Comrade Duch’ – The Independent
‘They all had to be elimininated’ – The Independent

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