Various revenge of sleng teng

Bastinado is also referred to as foot (bottom) caning or sole caning , depending on the instrument in use. The particular Middle East method is called falaka or falanga , [2] derived from the Greek term phalanx . The German term is Bastonade , deriving from the Italian noun bastonata ( stroke with the use of a stick ). In former times it was also referred to as Sohlenstreich (corr. striking the soles ). The Chinese term is da jiao xin .

The Khmer Rouge regime arrested and eventually executed almost everyone suspected of connections with the former government or with foreign governments, as well as professionals and intellectuals. Ethnic Vietnamese , ethnic Thai , ethnic Chinese, ethnic Cham , Cambodian Christians , and the Buddhist monkhood were the demographic targets of persecution. As a result, Pol Pot has been described as "a genocidal tyrant." [4] Martin Shaw described the Cambodian genocide as "the purest genocide of the Cold War era." [5]