Photos Of Khmer Rouge Era

A collection of Khmer Rouge images and photos found across social media and the internet. Mostly propaganda and personal images, not of the horrors faced by the people under the regime.

Photos of old Cambodia

1980’s War & Refugee photos

ol Pot in Beijing on 22 October 1977- Thought to be the last photo of Pol Pot while he was in power before he retreated into jungle more than two years later. Deng Xiaoping is on the left and Hua Guofeng in the foreground. Between Hua and Pol Pot, is Ieng Sary, Minister foreign affairs and Pol Pot’s brother-in-law. 
Ieng Sary attends the 30th independence day festivities in Vieng Xay, Laos The Khmer Rouge delegates had thought festivities would take place in Vientiane. They didn’t want to go to Vieng Xay but did so anyway as not going would have had “a political impact”.

“Cambodians enthusiastically plunge into agricultural production” China Pictoral, Beijing printed magazine
Women at the rice mill in Saang Koh Thom sifting rice for the construction site, water management system, dryland construction site and nutrition front.

Archiving (DC-Cam)
Albanian news photo of factory near PP, 1978
The Khmer Rouge regime printed money, which was never used
Chinese ‘advisors’ and KR, Siem Reap, late 1970’s
Family, 1975
Khoy Thoun, leading KR member, later executed at S-21 during the purges of 1977
Ponchentong, 1975
Eastern zone
Women fighters, Eastern Zone
Khmer Rouge wedding ceremony (looks like pre-Soviet split)

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