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Friday, January 6, 2017

Saloth Sar សាឡុត ស (Pol Pot)

The death of Saloth Sar or Pol Pot nearly 19 years ago is a reminder of the massive atrocities committed during his regime in the Khmer Rouge, particularly between April 1975 when his forces over ran Phnom Pen and 1979. Estimates between 750,000 to 3 million were executed, starved or worked to death as he drove city dwellers out into the countryside that became "The Killing Fields."

Reportedly many of his soldiers were children...