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The Khmer Rouge take power

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 18 April 2013

In April 1975 the four-year rule of the brutal Khmer Rouge began in Cambodia.

Up to two million people are thought to have died - many summarily executed, or starved to death.

Youk Chhang survived. He was just 14 years old at the time.

(Photo: Youk Chhang, 2013)

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