By DANIEL GARRETTReuters| December 17, 2019 05:25:25It was not just the brutality of the Khmer rebels who inspired the horror of Cambodia’s Khmers Rouge regime.
There was the brutality in the minds of its victims.
The Cambodian government was willing to take the lives of its people to save them from the Khmers.
In fact, the Khoms Rouge were the ones who killed more than a million people during the Khomolung massacre in 1975, according to historian, scholar and author Kha Trang.
A study of Khmer history and culture found that the government was ready to sacrifice anyone who had any connections to the country’s former rulers.
The Khmer and Vietnamese governments collaborated in the massacre.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang said Cambodia had betrayed the country by refusing to surrender.
“We know they are ready to die, and that they are willing to sacrifice their lives for Cambodia’s future,” said Dang Htay, a historian at the University of Southern California.
“They know it’s going to be hard for Cambodia to live under the current government.”
The Khomols and the Vietnamese were part of a powerful alliance that united the ruling Cambodian Communist Party (KCPP) and the Khongs, a powerful ethnic group in the region.
They were also close to the Cambodian army.
In 1972, the KCPP formed a coalition with the Khangs and led an uprising against the Khoman regime.
The KCPPs defeat resulted in the death of Khomollu, the last Khmer ruler.
The coalition government was soon overthrown by the Khomen, who were led by Khang Mai, who is now a leader in Cambodia.
The KCPPP was also behind the killing of the Cambodians most famous poet, Phan Trong, in 1975.
Phan Trung was a popular leader and was widely admired for his literary work and his role in the resistance against the Cambodans Khomphong.
His death in a Khomoli prison camp sparked an uprising by the Cambodias Khompla, which led to the liberation of Cambodia.
The Khomolls have been trying to revive his reputation ever since.
In a recent interview, Khompha Phan Phan, who was born in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, said he had seen the brutality firsthand.
“I was a little boy when I first saw them.
I was a student in Phan Thon, and they shot at the prisoners with their guns.
It was just a horrible thing to watch,” Phan told Reuters.
Phran Thon is a major city in the Khong province of Cambodia and is about 30 km (19 miles) west of Phnom Prabang.
In the 1970s, Phang Mai was a major figure in the anti-Communist struggle in Cambodia and was responsible for several executions.
“There were a lot of people killed, and I saw the Khamhlongs shoot at people with guns.
They killed people with knives.
I don’t know how many people were killed.
The Cambodian police never got to do anything,” he said.
But even as the Khumolungs tried to recover the glory of Phan Mai’s life, he was still revered by the majority of Cambodians.
“His name is one of the most respected names in Cambodian history, and his legacy lives on today.
People are very happy with the government and they have faith in the government.
People still have faith, even today,” said Phan.
The new generation of Khamols is more pragmatic, said Phans Pham, who lives in Phon Son Province.
He has worked in the private sector for more than 30 years.
“They have an understanding of how things are.
They don’t feel like they are part of this country anymore.
They have confidence in the ruling parties,” he told Reuters.”
The country has come a long way since Phan was a child.
I hope people will be able to look at it from a different perspective,” he added.
The genocide began in 1975 and continued for years.
During that time, thousands of Cambodian soldiers were killed, mostly by the armed forces of the KCM and Khomhlongs.
The genocide was also aided by the arrival of millions of dollars in arms from China, Vietnam and Laos.
In 2018, the Cambodia parliament passed a law that gives the Khomedong government authority to carry out executions of anyone deemed a threat to the nation’s security.
In October 2019, the parliament voted to approve a law to allow the government to execute anyone who “disobeys the national law, acts against the national security or public order, or contravenes the law or constitution”.
A total of 14 executions were carried out in 2019, all of them by the state security apparatus.
Many of those executed