Cambodia ( i/kæmˈboʊdiə/; Khmer: កម្ពុជា, Kampuchea, IPA: [kɑmˈpuˈciə]), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (Khmer: ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, Preăh Réachéanachâk Kâmpŭchéa) and once known as the Khmer Empire, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Its total landmass is 181,035 square kilometres (69,898 sq mi), bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest. Cambodia's ancient name is "Kambuja" (Sanskrit: कंबुज). In 802 AD, Jayavarman II declared himself king marking the beginning of the Khmer Empire which flourished for over 600 years allowing successive kings to dominate much of Southeast Asia and accumulate immense power and wealth. The Indianized kingdom built monumental temples including Angkor Wat, now a World Heritage Site, and facilitated the spread of first Hinduism, then Buddhism to much of Southeast Asia. Name History
Khmer RougeThe Khmer Rouge (/kəˈmɛər ˈruːʒ/; French for "Red Khmers", French pronunciation: [kmɛʁ ʁuʒ]; Khmer: ខ្មែរក្រហម Khmer Kraham) was the name given to the followers of the Communist Party of Kampuchea in Cambodia. It was formed in 1968 as an offshoot of the Vietnam People's Army from North Vietnam. It was the ruling party in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, led by Pol Pot, Nuon Chea, Ieng Sary, Son Sen, and Khieu Samphan. Democratic Kampuchea was the name of the state as controlled by the government of the Khmer Rouge from 1975 to 1979. Pol Pot, leader of the Khmer Rouge and Prime Minister of Democratic Kampuchea, in 1978. By 1979, the Khmer Rouge had fled the country, while the People's Republic of Kampuchea was being established. The governments-in-exile (including the Khmer Rouge) still had a seat in the UN at this point, but it was later taken away, in 1993, as the monarchy was restored and the country underwent a name change to the Kingdom of Cambodia. Historic legacy Origins
Pol PotPol Pot (Khmer: ប៉ុល ពត; 19 May 1925 – 15 April 1998), born Saloth Sar (Khmer: សាឡុត ស) was a Cambodian communist revolutionary who led the Khmer Rouge from 1963 until 1997. From 1963 to 1981, he served as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea. As such, he became the leader of Cambodia on April 17, 1975, when his forces captured Phnom Penh. From 1976 to 1979, he also served as the prime minister of Democratic Kampuchea. He presided over a totalitarian dictatorship that imposed a radical form of agrarian socialism on the country. His government forced urban dwellers to relocate to the countryside to work in collective farms and forced labor projects. Biography Early life (1925–61) Saloth Sar was born on May 19, 1925—the eighth of nine children and the second of three sons to Pen Saloth and Sok Nem. In 1935, Sar left Prek Sbauv to attend the École Miche, a Catholic school in Phnom Penh. Paris Return The path to power (1969–75)
I.R.S. RecordsUn article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. IRS Records est une maison de disques américaine fondée en 1979 par Miles Copeland (frère de Stewart Copeland, batteur de The Police). IRS est le nom des services fiscaux américains, mais Miles Copeland traduit ses initiales en Independant Record Syndicate.DEAD KENNEDYS LYRICS - Chemical WarfareDown at the arsenal they keep the nerve gasses Guarded day and night by caged white rabbits Been sitting there for years I'm gonna have at it I cut through the fence, run right in and grab it Go crazy crazy crazy crazy: Now I got my own mustard gas in my pocket Climb on a tree on a branch and drop it On a country club full of Saturday golfers So I can watch them die chokin' shakin'in convulsions Go crazy crazy crazy crazy Crazy crazy crazy crazy: Chemical Warfare Chemical Warfare Chemical Warfare Warfare Warfare Panic in the air See the headless chickens runnin' Golf carts head on crashin' Crackin' heads wide open Scratch the grass, mister, you can't breath And roll and writhe in a sandtrap Starting to heave Claw those clubs, lemme see you seethe Crazy Crazy Crazy Crazy Crazy Crazy Writer(s): Jello Biafra, East Bay Ray, Darren Eric Henley, Klaus Flouride Copyright: Decay Music, BMG Vm Music Ltd. DEAD KENNEDYS lyrics are property and copyright of their owners."
Dead KennedysDead Kennedys are an American hardcore punk band formed in San Francisco, California in 1978. The band became part of the American hardcore punk movement of the early 1980s. They gained a large underground fanbase in the international punk rock community, and were one of the first American hardcore bands to make a significant impact in the United Kingdom. Their eclectic music encompassed their trademark loud and fast hardcore, but also surf music, spaghetti western, psychedelic, garage rock and rockabilly. In the mid-1980s, the band was embroiled in an obscenity trial in the United States over the artwork of their album Frankenchrist (1985), which included the explicit titular subject of H. Dead Kennedys released five studio albums before disbanding in 1986. History Formation of the band (1978) Dead Kennedys played numerous shows at local venues afterwards. 6025 left the band in March 1979 under somewhat unclear circumstances, generally considered to be musical differences.
Police Truck Lyrics - Dead KennedysTonight's the night that we got the truck We're goin' downtown gonna beat up drunks Your turn to drive I'll bring the beer It's the late, late shift no one to fear And ride, ride how we ride We ride, lowride It's roundup time where the good whores meet Gonna drag one screaming off the street And ride, ride how we ride Got a black uniform and a silver badge Playin' cops for real/playin' cops for pay Let's ride, lowride Pull down your dress here's a kick in the ass Let's beat you blue 'til you shit in your pants Don't move, child got a big black stick There's six of us babe, so suck on my dick And ride, ride how we ride Let's ride, lowride The left newspapers might whine a bit But the guys at the station they don't give a shit Dispatch calls "are you doin' something wicked? As we ride, ride, how we ride Let's ride, lowride