Good and bad genocide double standards in coverage of suharto and pol pot by edward s herman coverage of the fall of suharto reveals with startling clarity the ideological biases and propaganda role of the mainstream media. A controversial compromise tribunal has forced senior leaders during the pol pot regime to stand trial and be held accountable for alleged human rights crimes in the 1970s. Genocide in cambodia - holocaust museum houston genocide in cambodia (1975-1979) by april 1975, a communist group known as the khmer rouge, led by pol pot, seized control of cambodia, renaming the country democratic kampuchea. 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 democratic kampuchea.
Pol pot's grave, in a small town in northwestern cambodia —john burgess in 1989, with soviet power crumbling and resistance forces undefeated, vietnamese troops withdrew from cambodia. It is never the religion it is always the bad guys in each religious group that are the problem hinduism does not teach to be violent killers, but there is tiny group of bad hindus in india who are violent killers in the name of hindu religion, the majority of hindus need to speak out and stop the radicals from hijacking hinduism. The pol pot regime: race, power, and genocide in cambodia under the khmer rouge, 1975-79 yale university press yale university press written by the a whitney griswold professor of history and director of the genocide studies program at yale university, as well as the founding director of the cambodian genocide program, also at yale, this.
The genocide was the khmer rouge party lead by pol pot's attempt to turn cambodia into a communist agricultural society (luke walker, 2013) many people were killed during the three years that the genocide lasted. Pol pot starting his destruction right away, but wound up getting into a war with vietnam just a couple years later cambodia lost the war and the khmer rouge was forced to move out and go west this happened in 1979 and was ultimately the end of the cambodian genocide. 5 genocides that changed the world throughout history, there has been a problem in classifying mass killings as genocides the term genocide carries a lot of weight because it implies that there was a deliberate extermination of a certain group of people. Pol pot was born in 1925 (as saloth sar) into a farming family in central cambodia, which was then part of french indochina in 1949, at age 20, he traveled to paris on a scholarship to study radio electronics but became absorbed in marxism and neglected his studies. Or pol pot's trifling one third of the population thing is, the nazis are accepted as bad guys the rest of the genocides were committed by people who are not supposed to be accused of bad stuff.
In my opinion the worst holocaust in history happened when columbus happened onto north americafrom the time he landed until 1900 the native population went from 100 million to one millionalthough native people were slaughtered bye the english,spanish and americans he gets the blame for starting it all. Genocide, interestingly enough, can be both for example, there is a certain spiecies of toad called the cane toad that resides in australia it is an invasive spieces and makes life for other. mason agate 504 nazi holocaust vs pol pot in cambodia genocide is the deliberate killing of large groups of people, typically of specific ethnic groups or a nation throughout history there has been numerous instances of genocide.
The holocaust and the united nations outreach programme 24 the pol pot regime's guide to cambodia's ancient temples revealed its own official preoccupation with antiquity. Jayson khu question 1 the pol pot genocide which is also known as the khmer rouge rebellion was a mass killing of people in cambodia between the years 1975 to 1979 the killing was caused by a group of men called the khmer rouge who is led by a man called pol pot. The railway tracks leading to the main gates at auschwitz (picture: getty images) today is holocaust memorial day, a day when it is important to remember those whose lives were lost to genocide.
Cambodian genocide essay sample we all continue to remember the genocides, of cambodia and the holocaust and all of their horrors they each killed millions of people, but if you dig into the genocides even more you will see distinct similarities and distinct differences. The cambodian genocide occurred between 1975 and 1979 under the leadership of pol pot, a nutcase leader of the communist khmer rouge campaign pol pot was quoted as saying that his intentions were similar to that of the nazis - the purification of the populace and the creation of the master race. Pol pot wasn't trialed, america supported him, kept him surviving, america didn't begin to speak of trialing pol pot, for the murderings, till a short period of time before pol pot had died, apparantly from a heart attack, i wonder how the us knew it was almost his time to pass.
The united states was the only nation in the world to deal with cambodia during the vietnam war and all that, laos and the genocide of pol pot the united states is a place she loves. It definitely is yes, a crime is a crime, period many other terrible genocides have happened in human history, eg: slave trade, pol pot, indian partition, racial segregation, genocide in rwanda etc, all of which were extremely brutal and un-human. Start studying post holocaust genocides (cambodia, bosnia, darfur, and rwanda) learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The holocaust and cambodian genocide were two of the most horrific genocides in the history of civilization the holocaust and cambodian genocide has not only similarities but also differences how they treated their victims, usa involvement, and that they both killed millions of people are some things they share.