In the country of Cambodia, a new leader came to power. His name was Saloth Sar until he changed it to Pol Pot. Once in power, Pol Pot instantly took away human rights from the origonal Camboian government, and the citizens who followed the government. He gained this power by first becoming the Prime Minister of Cambodia. Later he then became the leader of the Khmer Rouge(Red Republic), the new government. He used the Khmer government to help him kill the ones he wanted gone. He killed the ones he thought were different and also prisoned them till death. While in power he killed one million to three million. He killed one third of the population, Imprisoned thousands.
By: Connor Grimes