Communist societies have directly resulted in millions of deaths. Inspired by Marxist-Leninism, Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge rise to power led to the death of nearly a fourth of the Cambodian population.
"Only three Khmer Rouge leaders have ever been sentenced... In August 2014, Nuon Chea - considered Brother Number 2 to Pol Pot - and the regime's head of state Khieu Samphan were jailed for life for crimes against humanity." - Khmer Rouge: Cambodia's years of brutality, BBC News
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