During their ongoing war against Vietnam in the 1970s, the Khmer Rouge attacked the Vietnamese province of An Giang along the border and brought back to Cambodia about 20,000 people from Vietnam’s Khmer minority known as Khmer Krom. This mass migration, which mainly took place in 1977 and 1978, remains one of the untold stories of the Pol Pot regime, said Australian anthropologist Philip Taylor on Sunday. Was this operation meant as territorial expansion, another assault against Vietnam or a rescue mission of Khmer brothers? Actually, it was none of the above, according to Mr. Taylor. “This was
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