• THE TASMANIAN GENOCIDE

    For close to 13,000 years the population of the island of Tasmania lived in complete isolation from the rest of humanity. In 1803 the government of Britain began to settle Australia with criminals. 73 years later the last Tasmanian died. This completed the total annihilation of the residents of Tasmania 5,000 in total, by the Australian settlers.

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  • THE HERERO GENOCIDE

    The genocide of the Herero and the Namaqua occurred in South-West Africa (today Namibia) under German colonial rule from 1904-1907. In total some 65,000 Herero (comprising 80% of the Herero population) and 10,000 Namaqua (50% of the Namaqua population) perished. The genocide was carried out through starvation and by poisoning the wells of the Herero and Namaqua who were trapped in the desert.

    read more>>>




  • THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

    The Young Turks ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1908-1915. During the last three years of their rule, the Young Turks killed over a million Armenians. The Turkish government to this day denies that the genocide ever took place, and other countries share this view, including the United States and Israel.

    read more>>>




  • GENOCIDE OF THE ROMA DURING WORLD WAR II

    Groups of Roma first arrived in Europe at the start of the fifteenth century, from India and from Egypt. They suffered hundreds of years of cultural persecution and discrimination. During World War II the Nazis murdered hundred of thousands Roma using methods similar to those used for the murder of Jews.

    read more>>>




  • THE JEWISH HOLOCAUST

    In early September 1939, World War II broke out. During the war the German Nazis conducted the most horrific and systematic genocide that has ever been attempted on the face of the earth, against Jews and other populations. During the seven years of the war, the Nazis murdered six million Jews by jailing them in death camps, requiring them to work in forced labor, and killing them in an organized and methodical manner using the most advanced technologies.

    read more>>>




  • GENOCIDE OF THE SERBS BY THE USTASE

    During WWII the Independent State of Croatia was established – a puppet state of the Nazi regime, ruled by the racist, fascist “Ustaša” party. The Ustaša established a number of concentration and extermination camps, in which over 500,000 Serbians were murdered, along with tens of thousands of Jews and Roma (Gypsies).

    read more>>>




  • THE GENOCIDE IN BIAFRA

    In May 1967 the Igbo people seceded from Nigeria and declared the establishment of the Republic of Biafra. The Nigerian government decided to set up a land and sea blockade of Biafra in order to starve its population. Between 1967 and 1970 approximately two million members of the Igbo people were murdered in Biafra.

    read more>>>




  • THE BENEGALI GENOCIDE

    In the 1970 Pakistani elections a party was elected that supported the separation and independence of East Pakistan from rule by West Pakistan. In an attempt to prevent the break-up of the country, the head of the Pakistani army appointed a new military governor in East Pakistan, who declared to ensure the implementation of a “final solution” to deal with the Bengali residents of West Pakistan. Between March 25 and December 16, 1971, three million Bengalis were murdered by the Pakistani army.

    read more>>>




  • TRIBAL GENOCIDE IN UGANDA

    From 1971 to 1985 two regimes rose to power in Uganda, one after the other. The first was Idi Amin’s regime, and the second was Milton Oboete’s second term of office. The Amin regime murdered approximately 100,000 people from the Acholi and Lango tribes, and the Oboete regime murdered roughly 500,000 of the Baganda people.

    read more>>>




  • GENOCIDE IN BURUNDI

    The Hutu and the Tutsi lived together in the pre-colonial Kingdom of Burundi, which was mainly ruled by the Tutsi. The Belgian colonial government increased the polarization between the two groups and created a policy of racial segregation. After Burundi gained independence, the Tutsi-dominated government became increasingly extreme. In 1972, the regime carried out genocide against the educated members of the Hutu, killing more than 200,000 people over a period of three months.

    read more>>>




  • GENOCIDE IN CAMBODIA

    During the medieval rule of the Khmer, Cambodia was a large and powerful empire. The Khmer Rouge aspired to return Cambodia to its glory days. From 1975 to 1979, after taking control of the government, the Khmer Rouge perpetrated an organized campaign of murder, in which approximately two million Cambodians were murdered.

    read more>>>




  • GENOCIDE OF THE MAYANS IN GUATEMALA

    In the past, Guatemala was the center of the Maya kingdom, and to this day most of its citizens identify as Mayan. Since the Spanish occupation in the 16th century, a Spanish minority has firmly ruled a Mayan majority. A dynasty of dictators has ruled Guatemala since the beginning of the 1960s. Around 200,000 Mayans in Guatemala were murdered in the civil war that took place between 1960 and 1996. Most were killed in an organized and systematic fashion, primarily during the years 1981-1983.

    read more>>>




  • GENOCIDE OF THE ISAAQ IN SOMALIA

    Somalia is comprised of four main tribes. Throughout the reign of Ziad Bare the Isaaq tribe has been suppressed and segregated from Somalia. In 1988 Bare gave orders to annihilate the tribe, and his army began to bomb their cities and murder tribe members.

    read more>>>




  • THE BOSNIAN GENOCIDE AND THE PREVENTION OF GENOCIDE IN KOSOVO

    During the 1990s a number of ethnic conflicts took place in Yugoslavia among the six nations that lived there, which led to the dismantling of Yugoslavia. In the course of the Bosnian War from 1992 to 1995 approximately 150,000 people were murdered as part of an attempt by Serbia to preserve its rule over Bosnia through the “ethnic cleansing”. In 1999 the Kosovo War broke out. Once again the Serbians attempted to carry out “ethnic cleansing,” but this time an international force confronted them and prevented this potential genocide.

    read more>>>




  • GENOCIDE IN RWANDA

    The Hutu and Tutsi people lived in peace in the Buganda kingdom until its division into two small countries, Burundi and Rwanda, under the Belgian occupation. The Belgian regime actively sought to polarize the two tribes; this included stating tribal affiliation in identity cards. The genocide in Rwanda began in 1994, and led to the murder of estimated 800,000 Tutsis by Hutu mobs over the course of 100 days.

    read more>>>




  • GENOCIDE IN DARFUR

    After a peace agreement was signed between North Sudan and South Sudan at the beginning of this century, the residents of Darfur in Western Sudan began to demand their “share of the pie” in Sudan. The government responded harshly- systematic extermination of the population of Darfur, specifically the Fur, Zaghawa, and Massalit tribes.

    read more>>>




  • THE TASMANIAN GENOCIDE

    For close to 13,000 years the population of the island of Tasmania lived in complete isolation from the rest of humanity. In 1803 the government of Britain began to settle Australia with criminals. 73 years later the last Tasmanian died. This completed the total annihilation of the residents of Tasmania 5,000 in total, by the Australian settlers.

    read more>>>



  • THE HERERO GENOCIDE

    The genocide of the Herero and the Namaqua occurred in South-West Africa (today Namibia) under German colonial rule from 1904-1907. In total some 65,000 Herero (comprising 80% of the Herero population) and 10,000 Namaqua (50% of the Namaqua population) perished. The genocide was carried out through starvation and by poisoning the wells of the Herero and Namaqua who were trapped in the desert.

    read more>>>



  • THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

    The Young Turks ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1908-1915. During the last three years of their rule, the Young Turks killed over a million Armenians. The Turkish government to this day denies that the genocide ever took place, and other countries share this view, including the United States and Israel.

    read more>>>



  • GENOCIDE OF THE ROMA DURING WORLD WAR II

    Groups of Roma first arrived in Europe at the start of the fifteenth century, from India and from Egypt. They suffered hundreds of years of cultural persecution and discrimination. During World War II the Nazis murdered hundred of thousands Roma using methods similar to those used for the murder of Jews.

    read more>>>



  • THE JEWISH HOLOCAUST

    In early September 1939, World War II broke out. During the war the German Nazis conducted the most horrific and systematic genocide that has ever been attempted on the face of the earth, against Jews and other populations. During the seven years of the war, the Nazis murdered six million Jews by jailing them in death camps, requiring them to work in forced labor, and killing them in an organized and methodical manner using the most advanced technologies.

    read more>>>



  • GENOCIDE OF THE SERBS BY THE USTASE

    During WWII the Independent State of Croatia was established – a puppet state of the Nazi regime, ruled by the racist, fascist “Ustaša” party. The Ustaša established a number of concentration and extermination camps, in which over 500,000 Serbians were murdered, along with tens of thousands of Jews and Roma (Gypsies).

    read more>>>



  • THE GENOCIDE IN BIAFRA

    In May 1967 the Igbo people seceded from Nigeria and declared the establishment of the Republic of Biafra. The Nigerian government decided to set up a land and sea blockade of Biafra in order to starve its population. Between 1967 and 1970 approximately two million members of the Igbo people were murdered in Biafra.

    read more>>>



  • THE BENEGALI GENOCIDE

    In the 1970 Pakistani elections a party was elected that supported the separation and independence of East Pakistan from rule by West Pakistan. In an attempt to prevent the break-up of the country, the head of the Pakistani army appointed a new military governor in East Pakistan, who declared to ensure the implementation of a “final solution” to deal with the Bengali residents of West Pakistan. Between March 25 and December 16, 1971, three million Bengalis were murdered by the Pakistani army.

    read more>>>



  • TRIBAL GENOCIDE IN UGANDA

    From 1971 to 1985 two regimes rose to power in Uganda, one after the other. The first was Idi Amin’s regime, and the second was Milton Oboete’s second term of office. The Amin regime murdered approximately 100,000 people from the Acholi and Lango tribes, and the Oboete regime murdered roughly 500,000 of the Baganda people.

    read more>>>



  • GENOCIDE IN BURUNDI

    The Hutu and the Tutsi lived together in the pre-colonial Kingdom of Burundi, which was mainly ruled by the Tutsi. The Belgian colonial government increased the polarization between the two groups and created a policy of racial segregation. After Burundi gained independence, the Tutsi-dominated government became increasingly extreme. In 1972, the regime carried out genocide against the educated members of the Hutu, killing more than 200,000 people over a period of three months.

    read more>>>



  • GENOCIDE IN CAMBODIA

    During the medieval rule of the Khmer, Cambodia was a large and powerful empire. The Khmer Rouge aspired to return Cambodia to its glory days. From 1975 to 1979, after taking control of the government, the Khmer Rouge perpetrated an organized campaign of murder, in which approximately two million Cambodians were murdered.

    read more>>>



  • GENOCIDE OF THE MAYANS IN GUATEMALA

    In the past, Guatemala was the center of the Maya kingdom, and to this day most of its citizens identify as Mayan. Since the Spanish occupation in the 16th century, a Spanish minority has firmly ruled a Mayan majority. A dynasty of dictators has ruled Guatemala since the beginning of the 1960s. Around 200,000 Mayans in Guatemala were murdered in the civil war that took place between 1960 and 1996. Most were killed in an organized and systematic fashion, primarily during the years 1981-1983.

    read more>>>



  • GENOCIDE OF THE ISAAQ IN SOMALIA

    Somalia is comprised of four main tribes. Throughout the reign of Ziad Bare the Isaaq tribe has been suppressed and segregated from Somalia. In 1988 Bare gave orders to annihilate the tribe, and his army began to bomb their cities and murder tribe members.

    read more>>>



  • THE BOSNIAN GENOCIDE AND THE PREVENTION OF GENOCIDE IN KOSOVO

    During the 1990s a number of ethnic conflicts took place in Yugoslavia among the six nations that lived there, which led to the dismantling of Yugoslavia. In the course of the Bosnian War from 1992 to 1995 approximately 150,000 people were murdered as part of an attempt by Serbia to preserve its rule over Bosnia through the “ethnic cleansing”. In 1999 the Kosovo War broke out. Once again the Serbians attempted to carry out “ethnic cleansing,” but this time an international force confronted them and prevented this potential genocide.

    read more>>>



  • GENOCIDE IN RWANDA

    The Hutu and Tutsi people lived in peace in the Buganda kingdom until its division into two small countries, Burundi and Rwanda, under the Belgian occupation. The Belgian regime actively sought to polarize the two tribes; this included stating tribal affiliation in identity cards. The genocide in Rwanda began in 1994, and led to the murder of estimated 800,000 Tutsis by Hutu mobs over the course of 100 days.

    read more>>>



  • GENOCIDE IN DARFUR

    After a peace agreement was signed between North Sudan and South Sudan at the beginning of this century, the residents of Darfur in Western Sudan began to demand their “share of the pie” in Sudan. The government responded harshly- systematic extermination of the population of Darfur, specifically the Fur, Zaghawa, and Massalit tribes.

    read more>>>