War separated them. They found each other after 40 years and this happened!

Almost every one of us is hoping for equality and peace in this world, and that is the main reason why we choose those who are going to reign in the throne, those whom we will follow for the success of our country. It totally depends on the country where we come from, there are different laws and rules implemented which we need to follow as a citizen. Those laws and rules are created for us to have a straight path to follow towards a very peaceful life.

Sadly, that is not the case for all of us. There are some leadership styles that will go beyond the right discipline and often impose strict laws that will cause families to break and citizens to be killed. This is the main reason on why these two sisters had lost each other during war, and with the help of a reality TV show program, they met each other again after 40 years.

1 The War: Khmer Rouge and Pol Pot’s Communist Regime

On the 17th of April, 1975, Pol Pot had started the forces of communist people of the Khmer Rouge in the Phnom Penh, which struck the beginning of the very vicious regime in Cambodia. There were approximately one million people killed, almost 1/7 of the whole population of the country. Most of the people died of starvation, mistreatment, and malnutrition, or because of an illness that was never cured. There were also 200,000 that were executed and flagged as the enemies of the whole state.

The US started to pull out its troops from Vietnam in the year 1975, and the government of Cambodia totally lost the military support they need. That is how Pol Pot was able to take advantage of this opportunity and led his own army which consists mostly of teenage peasants. Pol Pot had aimed to build his own agrarian in Cambodia and name it as the Democratic Republic of Kampuchea. From that time on, he started the so called purification of the society.
With the war going on, the two sisters, Hong and Bo got separated, with no relatives alive because of the killings. Now after 40 years, Hong was able to have the chance to reunite with her sister.

The War: Khmer Rouge and Pol Pot’s Communist Regime

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