Mass Murder


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The systematic killing of a population, either entirely or the majority thereof. A mass murder may be perpetrated with the tacit or active support of a community or a group in the society in which it occurred, and usually is a single event. History’s largest mass murders have been attempts to exterminate an ethnic and other group—i.e., genocide
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23) In addition, the mass murder of Jews was a central topic on three radio broadcasts by prominent Jewish figures in August 1941, May 1942, and April 1944.
Or are you suggesting that mass murder of foreigners involves killing non-humans?
Rufi Osmani's RDK says that the operation and statements of the Interior Ministry leave room for suspicion that someone wishes to use all that is happening with regard to the mass murder at Smilkovci as an alibi before the NATO summit in Chicago that Macedonia is allegedly a country that fights Islam terrorism.
But a massive caveat looms against any argument that exposure to Soviet practice triggered Nazi genocide: already in fall 1939, in Nazioccupied western and central Poland, public mass murder commenced of civilians, the victims numbering in the tens of thousands.
Northern Ireland Secretary Mo Mowlam was one of the first to respond, saying, "People will have absolute contempt for their pathetic attempt to apologise for and excuse mass murder.
Anders Behring Breivik appears to be Norway's version of Timothy McVeigh -- a 32-year-old loner who twisted his right-wing political beliefs into a justification to commit mass murder.
Fox and Levin, professors of criminology at Northeastern University, present this detailed discussion of serial killing and mass murder.
Fundamental ontology, whatever metaphysical merits it may have, seems powerless to explain, let alone to overcome, such things as mass murder.
The savage military attack on Falluja by US occupation forces and the US appointed Iraqi Government in 2004 was also an act of mass murder and a crime of war, if not, what is it?
The police and terror experts want this change and 42 days weighed up against mass murder seems an easy choice.
It permits the mass murder of 'the other' with the same confidence as it accepts the death penalty for individuals convicted of crimes" Zinn then quotes Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's now famously chilling comment: "For a believing Christian, death is no big deal.
The house murdered is also mass murder, even if vacant of its residents.