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What does DK stand for?

DK stands for Democratic Kampuchea (Cambodia)

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Sam Rainsy, 63, fled the country in late 2009 before a Cambodian court sentenced him to 11 years in jail in absentia for two charges -- removing border poles and publishing a false map of the border with Vietnam and accusing deputy prime minister and foreign minister Hor Namhong of being a member of the Democratic Kampuchea, or known as Khmer Rouge.
Is it democracy A' la Pol Pots Democratic Kampuchea" PKK's definition and understanding of democracy is in complete conformity with that of Pol Pot's, calling the reign of terror in Cambodia for Democratic Kampuchea.
After repeated border clashes in 1978, Vietnam invaded Democratic Kampuchea (Cambodia) and ousted the Khmer Rouge in the Cambodian-Vietnamese War.
More than half of the book is dedicated to the period from 1970 through the present, with chapters on the Khmer Republic, Democratic Kampuchea, the second civil war, the road to democracy, and Cambodia under Hun Sen.
It declared Year Zero (a curious sort of temporal erasure), and redrew the Cambodian map to produce a new Democratic Kampuchea which disposed of regions (and hence local identities) in favor of seven geographic zones "identified by cardinal compass points" (Tyner: 124).