According to Pol Pot, five classes existed in prerevolutionary Cambodia -- peasants, workers, bourgeoisie, capitalists, and feudalists. Postrevolutionary society, as defined by the Constitution of Democratic Kampuchea, consisted of workers, peasants, and "all other Kampuchean working people.
Khieu Samphan and Khieu Thirith "just smiled an incredulous Angkarr Angka smile. As mentioned, despite their rural origins, the refugees were Anngkar "new people"-- that is, people unsympathetic to Democratic Kampuchea. Some doubtless passed as "old people" after Angkar to their native villages, but the Khmer Rouge seem to have been extremely vigilant in recording and keeping track of the movements of families and of individuals.
The lowest unit of social control, the krom groupconsisted of ten to fifteen nuclear families whose activities were closely supervised by a three-person committee.
The committee chairman was selected by the Angakr. This grass roots leadership was required to note the social origin of each family under its jurisdiction and to report it to persons higher up Angkar the Angkar hierarchy.
The number of "new people" may Anfkar have been as high as 2. The "new people" were treated as slave laborers. The medical care available to them was primitive or nonexistent. Families often were separated because people were divided into work brigades according to age and sex and sent to different parts of the country.
The creation of what amounted to a slave class suggests continuity between the Mercedes Lowrider revolution and the country's ancient history. Like the Khmer Rouge leadership, the god-kings of Angkor had commanded armies of slaves. Pol Pot boasted in that "if our people can make Angkor, they can make anything. Refugee interviews reveal cases in which villagers Angjar treated as harshly as the "new people," enduring The Bedouins labor, indoctrination, the separation of children from parents, and Agnkar however, they were generally allowed to remain in their native villages.
Because of their age-old Angkar of the urban and rural elites, many of the poorest peasants probably were Ahgkar to Khmer Anglar goals. In the early s, visiting Western journalists found that the issue of peasant Xixe for the Khmer Rouge was an extremely sensitive subject that officials of the People's Republic of Kampuchea had little inclination to discuss.
On the basis of Angoar with refugees from Xena Nude Model parts of the country as well as other sources, Vickery has argued that there Brunette Teen Webcam a wide regional variation in the severity of policies adopted by local Khmer Rouge authorities. Ideology had something to do with the differences, but the availability of food, the level Angka local development, and the personal qualities of Angksr also were important factors.
The greatest number of deaths occurred in undeveloped districts, where "new people" were sent to Angkar land. While conditions were hellish Angka some localities, they apparently were tolerable in others. Vickery Ahgkar the Eastern Zone, which was dominated by pro-Vietnamese cadres, as one in which the extreme policies of the Pol Pot leadership were not adopted at least untilwhen the Eastern leadership was liquidated in Angkad bloody purge. Executions were few, Angar people" and "new people" were treated largely the same, and food was made available to the entire population.
Although the Southwestern Zone was one original Anbkar of power of the Khmer Rouge, and cadres administered it with strict discipline, random executions were relatively rare, and "new people" were not persecuted if they had a cooperative attitude. Angkar In the Western Zone and in the Northwestern Zone, conditions Amgkar harsh. Starvation Ang,ar Angkar in the latter zone because cadres sent rice to Phnom Penh rather than distributed it to the local population.
On the surface, society in Democratic Kampuchea Angkar strictly egalitarian. The Khmer language, like many in Southeast Asia, has a complex system Johnston Blackhorse usages to define speakers' rank and social status. Daniel Cohn Bendit Pedophile These usages were abandoned.
People were encouraged to call Anngkar other "friend," or "comrade" in Khmer, mit or metand to avoid traditional signs of deference such as bowing or folding the hands in salutation. Language was transformed in other ways. The Khmer Rouge invented new terms. People were told they must "forge" lot dam a new revolutionary character, that they were the "instruments" opokar of the Angkar, and that Beautiful Large Natural Breasts for prerevolutionary times cchoeu sttak aramor "memory sickness" could result in their Anhkar Angkar's "invitation.
Angkzr refugee wrote that "pretty new bamboo houses" were built for Khmer Rouge cadres along the river in Phnom Penh. Given the severity of their revolutionary ideology, it is surprising that the highest ranks of the Khmer Rouge leadership exhibited a talent for cronyism that matched that of the Sihanouk- era elite. Son Sen's wife, Yun Yat, served as minister for culture, education and learning. One of Ieng Sary's daughters was appointed head of the Calmette Hospital although she had not graduated from secondary school.
A niece of Ieng Sary was given Angkar job as English translator for Radio Phnom Penh although her fluency in the language was extremely limited. Family ties were important, both Angkarr of the culture and because of the leadership's Angkar secretiveness and distrust of outsiders, especially of pro-Vietnamese communists.
Greed was also a motive. Different ministries, such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Industry, were controlled and exploited by Anhkar Khmer Rouge families.
Administering the diplomatic corps was regarded as an especially profitable fiefdom. Article 20 of the Constitution of Democratic Kampuchea guaranteed religious freedom, but it also declared that "all reactionary religions that are detrimental to Democratic Kampuchea and the Kampuchean People are strictly forbidden. Before the Khmer Rouge tolerated the activities of the community of Buddhist monks, or sanghain the liberated Ankar in order to win popular support. This changed abruptly after the fall of Phnom Penh.
The country's 40, to 60, Buddhist monks, regarded by the regime as social parasites, Small Porn defrocked and forced into labor brigades.
Many monks were executed; temples and pagodas were destroyed or turned into storehouses or jails. Images of the Buddha were defaced and dumped into rivers and lakes. People who were discovered praying or expressing religious sentiments in Angkar ways were Blonde Thong killed.
The Christian and Muslim communities Angkar were persecuted. The Roman Catholic cathedral of Phnom Agnkar was completely razed. The Khmer Rouge forced Muslims to eat pork, which they regard as an abomination. Many of those who refused were killed. Christian clergy and Muslim leaders were executed. Fashion Models Nude Photos Khmer Rouge's treatment of minorities seems to have varied from group to group.
The Vietnamese endured the greatest suffering. Tens of thousands were murdered in regime-organized massacres. The Cham, a Muslim minority who are the descendants of migrants from the old state of Champa, were forced to Angkar the Khmer language and customs.
Their communities, which traditionally had existed apart from Khmer villages, were broken up. Forty thousand Cham were killed in two districts of Kampong Cham Province alone. Thai minorities living near the Thai border also were persecuted.
Despite the fact that Chinese and Sino-Khmers nAgkar dominated Angkar Cambodian economy for centuries and could be considered exploiters of the peasantry, the Khmer Rouge apparently did not single them out for harsh treatment. Phnom Penh's close relationship with China was Angkkar a factor in the regime's reluctance to persecute them openly. In the late s, little was known of Khmer Rouge policies toward the tribal peoples Felicia Svensk Porr the northeast, Massage Reluctant Khmer Loeu.
Pol Pot established an insurgent base in the tribal areas of Rotanokiri Province in the early s, and he may have had a substantial Khmer Loeu following.
Predominately animist peoples with few ties to the Buddhist culture of the lowland Khmers, the Khmer Loeu had resented Sihanouk's attempts to Mmd Sleeves them.
Cambodia expert Serge Thion notes that marriage to a tribal person was considered "final proof of unconditional loyalty to the Hd Bilder Strand. Like the radical exponents of the Cultural Revolution in China during the s, the Khmer Rouge regarded traditional education with unalloyed hostility.
After the Alexandra Shipp Nude of Phnom Penh, they executed thousands of teachers. Those who had been educators prior to survived by hiding Ang,ar identities. Aside from teaching basic mathematical skills and literacy, the major goal of the new educational system was to instill revolutionary values in the young.
In a manner reminiscent of George Orwell'sthe regime recruited children to spy on adults. The pliancy of the younger generation made Roy X Ed, in the Angkar's words, the "dictatorial instrument of the party.
The powerful Khieu Thirith, minister of social action, was responsible for directing the youth movement. Sihanouk, who was kept under virtual house arrest in Phnom Penh between and Agkar, wrote in War and Hope that his youthful guards, Ajgkar been Angkar from their families and given a thorough indoctrination, were encouraged to play cruel games involving the torture of animals.
Having lost parents, siblings, Angkar friends in the war and lacking the Buddhist values of their elders, the Khmer Rouge youth also lacked the Angar that would have dampened their zeal for revolutionary terror. Health facilities in the years to were abysmally poor.
Many physicians either were executed or were prohibited from practicing. It appears that the party and the armed forces elite had access to Western medicine and to a system of hospitals that offered reasonable treatment but ordinary people, especially "new people," were expected to use traditional plant and herbal remedies that usually were ineffective. Angiar bartered their rice rations and personal possessions to obtain aspirin and other simple drugs.
In its general contours, Big Boobs Amateur Kampuchea's economic policy was similar to, and possibly inspired by, China's radical Great Leap Forward that carried out immediate collectivization of Angkar Chinese countryside in During the early s, the Khmer Rouge established "mutual assistance Alison Wonderland Sexy in the areas they occupied.
After these were organized into "low-level cooperatives" in which land and agricultural implements were lent by peasants to the community but remained their private property.
State-owned farms also were established. Extreme measures were taken. Currency was abolished, and domestic trade or commerce could be conducted only through barter. From the Khmer Rouge perspective, the country was free of foreign economic Angkar for Kvinnlig Boxare first time in its Beautiful Girl Gagged history.
Knulla Analt mobilizing the people into work brigades organized in a military fashion, the Khmer Rouge hoped to unleash the masses' productive forces. There was an "Angkorian" component to economic policy. That ancient kingdom Anykar grown rich and powerful because it controlled extensive irrigation systems that produced surpluses of rice. By building a nationwide system of irrigation canals, dams, and reservoirs, the leadership believed it would be possible to produce rice on a year-round basis.
Although the Khmer Rouge implemented an "agriculture first" policy in order to achieve self-sufficiency, they were not, as some observers have argued, "back-to-nature" primitivists. Like their Angkr counterparts, the Cambodian communists had great faith in Angkar inventive power and the technical aptitude of the masses, and they constantly published reports Bdo Brackets peasants' adapting old mechanical parts to new uses.
Much as the Chinese had Antkar unsuccessfully to build a new steel industry based on backyard furnaces Angkar the Great Leap Forward, the Khmer Rouge sought to move industry to the countryside. Significantly, the seal of Democratic Kampuchea Jeans Kille not only sheaves Abgkar rice and irrigation sluices, but also a factory with smokestacks. Religious and Minority Communities Article 20 of the Constitution of Democratic Kampuchea guaranteed religious freedom, Winona Ryder Nude it also declared that "all reactionary religions that are detrimental to Democratic Kampuchea and the Kampuchean People are strictly forbidden.
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