Definition of Party of Democratic Kampuchea
1. Noun. A communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Cambodia, Kampuchea, Kingdom Of Cambodia
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Literary usage of Party of Democratic Kampuchea
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1. Cambodia at War by Dinah PoKempner, Human Rights Watch/Asia, Arms Project (Human Rights Watch), Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1995)
"Members of a political organization or military force of the Party of Democratic Kampuchea are those who give orders, accomplish or engage directly in the ..."
2. Political Control, Human Rights, and the UN Mission in Cambodia by Dinah PoKempner (1992)
"... Peaceful and Cooperative Cambodia (FUNCINPEC), loyal to Prince Norodom Sihanouk; and the Party of Democratic Kampuchea, better known as the Khmer Rouge. ..."
3. U.n. Peacekeeping: Lessons Learned In Managing Recent Missions by Leroy Weaver, Tet Miyabara, Kay Brown, DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... when the Khmer Rouge, now called the Party of Democratic Kampuchea, took power in Cambodia Over the next 4 years, Khmer Rouge policies and practices led ..."
4. Patterns of Global Terrorism, 1997 edited by Christopher W. Ross (1998)
"The Party of Democratic Kampuchea (Khmer Rouge)* PKK (see Kurdistan Workers' Party) Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)* Description The ..."
5. Basic Facts about the United Nations by United Nations., UN. Department of Public Information, United Nations Publications (1995)
"The fourth signa- tory, the Party of Democratic Kampuchea (PDK), representing the Khmer Rouge, failed to register as a political party and took no part in ..."
6. Enhancing Global Governance: Towards a New Diplomacy? by Andrew Fenton Cooper, John English, Ramesh Chandra Thakur (2002)
"In an attempt to deny the Khmer Rouge funds, sanctions were imposed on the Khmer Rouge and its political wing, the Party of Democratic Kampuchea, putting in ..."