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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The mass murderer typically expects to die and frequently does in what amounts to a mass homicide-personal suicide.
I hope one day the international community will have the guts to put all those white collar criminals, mass murderers that approve and authorize such drone attacks from their presidential and ministerial mansions and offices, which have killed unarmed civilians.
And several psychologists have noted that Holmes, along with several noted mass murderers, have lacked any real friends.
Now Fatah TV, controlled by the office of PA head Mahmoud Abbas, is airing a children's show that glorifies a mass murderer of children while trying to create a Mickey Mouse Club atmosphere.
Not only was Shipman a heinous mass murderer but the nature of his crimes led to a public inquiry and to intense discussion on the relationship between doctor and patient.
I regret to say, however, that I've been a mass murderer of the plant kingdom.
Simply calling him a mass murderer hardly does Mao justice.
THE mass murderer suspected of being the ringleader of the July 7 London bombers visited Pakistan while he was on sick leave from his job in a primary school, it emerged yesterday.
So one day, if the Dalai Lama becomes a mass murderer, he will become the most deadly of mass murderers.
Battle Scars is the autobiography of a man who, as a teenager, lived on the wrong side of the law, overwhelmed by his hatred to the extent that he nearly became a mass murderer, yet was stopped on the way to attacking his high school with an assault rifle.
DAMASCUS, Syria--Sure, Saddam Hussein ranked up there in the pantheon of world-class tyrants, a torturer and mass murderer who slaughtered thousands of his people.
John Lott poses a hypothetical in which a mass murderer starts shooting people at random and several bystanders pull out their guns.