19 Genocide Cambodia

19 Genocide Cambodia - Genocide: Cambodia Learning Goals...

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Genocide: Cambodia
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Learning Goals Discuss Khmer Rouge policies, ideology, and how the party was able to come to power. Discuss who (if anyone) should be held accountable and how. Consider: Was Vietnam’s intervention moral?
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How Was the Khmer Rouge Able to Come to Power in 1975? American bombing Sihanouk as Khmer Rouge ally Rural, Cambodian orientation Vietnamese help
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Khmer Rouge Rule Said by some to be a “criminal government” killing its own people 1-1.5 million people during 1975- 1978 period. But, it takes individuals to kill people. Q: Why would someone tie someone up, take them back to a killing field and beat them behind the neck with a hoe, and drop them in a hole, a mass grave of unburied bodies?
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Individual soldiers, who would try, when do you try them. High-level leaders. International tribunal getting underway. MESS!! Two indicted: Deuch/Duch, Nuon Chea
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