The Demography of Genocide in Southeast Asia: The Death Tolls in Cambodia, 1975-79, and East Timor, 1975-80

@article{Kiernan2003TheDO,
  title={The Demography of Genocide in Southeast Asia: The Death Tolls in Cambodia, 1975-79, and East Timor, 1975-80},
  author={Ben Kiernan},
  journal={Critical Asian Studies},
  year={2003},
  volume={35},
  pages={585 - 597}
}
  • B. Kiernan
  • Published 1 December 2003
  • Political Science
  • Critical Asian Studies
In this research note Ben Kiernan, director of the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University (www.yale.edu/gsp), scrutinizes estimates of the number of people killed in the two most recent cases of genocidal mass murder in Southeast Asia: Cambodia and East Timor. He concludes that the two cases were proportionately comparable, though many more people died in Cambodia. Each tragedy took the lives of over one-fifth of the population. 
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