Communist Party of Kampuchea

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Noun1.Communist Party of Kampuchea - 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
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Cambodia, Kampuchea, Kingdom of Cambodia - a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946
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Revolutionary Flag was the flagship journal of the Communist Party of Kampuchea.
January 1960 -- Pol Pot joins in establishment of Khmer Workers' Party, which later changes name to Communist Party of Kampuchea (CPK).

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