But the Khmer Rouge are guilty of the crimes they committed against their own people — it was Khmer killing Khmer
'Let us take actions now and save our children and grandchildren from facing a potential catastrophe. Let us not be remembered as the most selfish generation of the new millennium.'
You shouldn't go any farther. They are animals.
Nothing that they have said in the last 20 years would suggest that they will back down.
"I do not think Burma will care (about international pressure), because it does not really depend on anyone. Burma has been taking care of itself all along. It does not accept interference from outside. . . . If we (Thailand) get involved, that will undermine our relationship. - Gen Sondhi Boonyaratglin, Thai Army chief and leader of the Sep 19, 2006 coup
"It is so like the rolling mass action that eventually toppled apartheid in South Africa." Nobel Peace laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, on the wave of protest in Burma.
"The beating of the monks is the greatest irreparable wrong in history." a National League for Democracy representative on the violent dispersal of anti-government protests in Burma, as quoted by the BBC
"This is a remarkable day in Burmese history and Theravada Buddhism history." Ko Htay Kywe, protest leader
"Myanmar [Burma] is now witnessing mass demonstrations comparable in scale to those in 1988, when security forces broke up massive pro-democracy demonstrations with deadly violence killing thousands." Irene Khan, Amnesty International
"All the members of the Sangha (clergy) residing in the Union of Myanmar are directed to avoid getting involved in party politics and instigation." a directive from New Light of Myanmar, a government newspaper