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Genocides in the 20th century

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    20th century

  • Armenian Genoicde

    Armenian Genoicde
    Also known as the Armenian Holocaust, Armenian Massacres and, by the armenians Its called The grat crime. This genocide took place through 1915 - 1916. Over 1,200,000 were murdered, consisting of men, women and children. This genoicde is/was not as well known as many others.
  • The Holocaust (1933-1945)

    The Holocaust (1933-1945)
    Lead by Adolf Hitler, Nazis murdered about 6,000,000 jews fin concentration camps. Killing all, women, men and children jewish people. This genocide is one of the most known genocides and was planned very well.
  • The Holodomor (1932-1933)

    The Holodomor (1932-1933)
    Was a man made famine in the Ukraine began because of Joseph Stalin. It is known as the "terror Famine in Ukraine" Millions of Ukranians died because of starvation.
  • Great Purge (1936-1938)

    Great Purge (1936-1938)
    Was a series of campaigns of political repression and persecution in the soviet union, because of Joseph Stalin. He sent tens of millions of people to labour camps where they wer eput to death. This genocide is also one of the worst genocides of the century.
  • Nanking Massacre

    Nanking Massacre
    The Nanking Massacre was a mass murder and war rape that happened for an ongoing six weeks followed by the Japanese Capture. 20,000 - 80,000 women were raped by the soldiers of the Japanese Army.
  • Mao Ze- Dong (1945-1976)

    Mao Ze- Dong (1945-1976)
    Also known as "The great leap forward"
    With a total of in between 49,000,000 - 78,000,000 dead, This genocide is known as the worst genocide in the 20th century. Mao formed a group od anarchist, the reason behind this genocide was because Mao wanted china to catch up economically with the western world. But he wanted more than just a change in production level, he wanted to destroy the chinese culture.
  • Uganda Genocide (1969- 2003)

    Uganda Genocide (1969- 2003)
    Thousands of ugandnans suffered because of the acts of a genocidal disaster. During 1966-1971, the first obote regime targeted the Baganda, 400 - 1,000 They were once again targeted in 1980-1985, when 300,000 people were lost. During 1971-1979 Acholi and Langi were the targeted group at the time, and that lead to thousands of deaths. 100,000 killed and 20,000 children were abducted. This genocide was managed by Idi - Amin.
  • Cambodian Genocide- Pol Pot (1975-1979)

    Cambodian Genocide- Pol Pot (1975-1979)
    This genocide was caused by Khmer Rouge, which was led by Pol Pot. They were the ruling party during this genocide, due to the policy of social engineering. about 1,700,000 died, because of the intention to create a communist pesent farming society.
  • Genocide in Iraq

    Genocide in Iraq
    The target of this genocide was "batle-age" men. 1,500,000 kurds were forced into crude camps. The amount dead is unknown, but it was claimed by Hassan Ali al-Majid that no more then 100,000 were killed. but the kurds said that there were 182,000 persons who were unaccountable for.
  • Rwandan Genocide (1994)

    Rwandan Genocide (1994)
    Over the time period of 100 days, 800,000 were killed. by being hacked to death and shot. The start of this genocide was caused by the president who was a hutu, plane being shot down. Which then lead to hutus againest tutsis. Hutus were againest tutsis, and killed a mass population of them. The united nations finally stepped in and ended the genocide.