The Killing Fields: Khmer Rouge
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A man thinks about the rising of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia and how it is affecting the country. The regime begins its cleansing campaign, during which it influences the thoughts of its citizens. A mentality of mistrust, conformity, and dedication solely to the party is heavily prevalent.

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  1. What are some ways in which the regime represses the Cambodian people?

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    identify examples of genocide, including the Holocaust and genocide in the Balkans, Rwanda, and Darfur
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