Cambodian circus group shines light on Khmer Rouge era

Google News - Wed, 2012-08-08 08:09


Under Marxist leader Pol Pot, the Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. Their policies of social engineering led to the deaths of more than a million people by starvation, overwork, torture and execution. Some estimates say up to 2.5m people died.