If he means that the previously hegemonic worldview, ritual practices, and moral discourse influenced Khmer communism and its discourse, he makes a good case: certainly the Khmer Rouge leadership employed (a distinctly Buddhist discursive tactic of) redefining words with moral values so that true morality was re-coded to mean the new moral and practical norms of Democratic Kampuchea
This area includes the Ba Den mountain, the earliest Kampuchea
Khamboly Dy's textbook, A History of Democratic Kampuchea
(1975-1979), is the definitive history of the Cambodian genocide for use in schools across Cambodia.
They were hoping to raise PS60 for the Kampuchea
Appeal launched by the children's television programme Blue Peter.
JA GAN, "Jiva Bravatti Samdec Brahh Mangaldebacary Um Sum", Kampuchea
El 17 de abril de 1975, despues de cinco anos de guerra civil, los soldados del Partido Comunista de Kampuchea
(PCK) (ver el anexo de siglas), o jemeres rojos, entraron en la capital (Lavoix 2008, 9).
It runs the risk of becoming obsolete," wrote famous commentator, Patrice de Beer, whose career has brought him from charnel house of the Khmer Rouge's "Democratic" Kampuchea
, to London, Paris, and Washington.
Is it democracy A' la Pol Pots Democratic Kampuchea
" PKK's definition and understanding of democracy is in complete conformity with that of Pol Pot's, calling the reign of terror in Cambodia for Democratic Kampuchea
After 1976 neighboring Cambodia, now Kampuchea
, under Pol Pot, had been making incursions on Vietnam's western borders.
Chum Mey, a survivor of a Khmer Rouge prison and torture center in Phnom Penh and president of the Victims Association of Democratic Kampuchea
, expressed disappointment and apprehension at Ieng Thirith's release.
The capacity of Western journalists to cover Democratic Kampuchea
(as Cambodia was renamed after the KR takeover) was highly restricted; those who stayed did so at their own risk.
The Vietnam conflict led to the polarization of Cambodian politics and the Communist Party of Kampuchea
(CPK--"Khmer Rouge") began an insurgency against the government.
Khieu Samphan was the Head of State for Democratic Kampuchea
, a member of the communist party's Central Committee.
Opposition grew within the middle class and among leftists, including Paris-educated leaders such as Son Sen, Ieng Sary, and Saloth Sar (later known as Pol Pot), who led an insurgency under the clandestine Communist Party of Kampuchea
The website of the newspaper Kampuchea
Thmey cited General Sao Sokha, chief of the military police, as saying the death toll could be close to 300, according to information from four hospitals to which bodies were taken.