- The restistance of Pol Pok classified people by; intellectuals, educated people, professionals, monks, religious enthusiasts, Buddhists, Muslims, Christians, ethnic Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, and Cambodians with Chinese, Vietnamese or Thai ancestry.
- _The blue scarf was the yellow star, which symbolizes the classification made byby the Khmer
Rouge Central Committee and imposed by its own cadres in Phnom Penh..
Pol Pok tortured his victims if he felt like it,, and killed if they were sick or or disabled. He had labor camps for people who could work on farms. He treated like dogs, fed them little, and just made them suffer so much.
Pol Pot was giving orders to the troops and cammonding. Kmer Rouge also helped Pol Pot cammond troops and plan everything. this was know as the "agrarian socialist philosophy". I
It was common for people to get shot who were speaking a foreign laguage, wearing glasses( due to the people thought that if people were wearing glasses that they were being educated), smiling or crying.
Religion was banned so leading buddhist, monks and christian missionaries were killed. The United States distributed the guns to Cambodian people. 1980s, the U.S. and U.K. instead offered financial and military support to the Khmer Rouge forces in exile, who had now sworn opposition to Vietnam and communism
The genocide started in 1975 and ended in 1979. There were 2,000,000 deaths.
The US tried to cover it up. The US and Cambodians were at a secret war with eachother