Pol Pot: The Communist Monster Who Turned Cambodia into a Gulag


Pol Pot

Pol Pot was the leader of the Khmer Rouge, the Communist Party that ruled Cambodia from 1976-1979. “Khmer Rouge” (or Khmer Reds) was the French rendering of the organization’s official name: the “Communist Party of Cambodia.” Inspired by what he had witnessed during a trip to Mao Zedong’s China, Pol Pot envisioned an agrarian Communist utopia […]