The Worst Ever: The Cambodian Genocide

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Genocides are the worst possible thing that mankind can do. Yet many genocides are just swept under the rug and forgotten about.Thats why it is important to be educated on them so we can try to prevent Genocides from reoccurring. The Cambodian genocide was one of the worst ever. Over the span of four years between 1.7 to 2 million Cambodians were killed. It all started when a man named Khmer Rouge seized control of the Government in 1975. Shortly after, “they began a re-education campaign targeting political dissidents”(United to end genocide). The movement began officially after the first Indonesian war in the 1950’s and began to grow. America was also credited with starting starting the genocide when they started the Vietnam war. The U.S

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