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- proper n. a number of sites in Cambodia where mass slaughter of some 2,000,000 people was carried out by the Khmer Rouge in the late 1970s.
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Let me first say, Campbell, that John McCain fought on Killing Fields so America might remain a field of dreams, and I think we owe him our gratitude and our respect.
Owner, La Volpaia restaurant, and son-in-law of Killing Fields photojournalist Dith
It is also the date that is associated with the Killing Fields genocide campaign that left more than 2 million Cambodians dead from execution, starvation, disease and deprivation under the brutal 45-month reign of the Khmer Rouge.
As with the Holocaust, the Killing Fields, Rwanda, Srebenica, Trianon, and the countless other tragedies that make up human history, it's not a matter of comparing sorrow and pain, but the way in which the corporate media tries to convince people that some lives are somehow worth more than others.
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