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 remaining five amount to what political scientist Barbara Harff calls "politicide," mass killing for political reasons: Stalin's Soviet Union, Mao's China, the Khmer Rouge's Cambodia, Guatemala, and Soviet-occupied Afghanistan.
Mass killing is enough a symptom of terrorism and we can't afford to have our country classified as a safe haven for terrorist groups as these will scare off the much needed foreign investment in our country.'
Together with his supporters at the National Rifle Association, Trump has been seen to repeatedly tell Americans such mass killings are simply the work of madmen.
It is no longer enough to say such mass killings "have to stop" or that there should be "no more".
He says mass killings peaked in 1929 and have dropped in the 2000s.
The tribunal indicted him on June 4 last year on seven specific charges while it delivered the verdict after months of arguments between the prosecution and defence lawyers while the 215-page judgement said the five of the charges including mass killings were proved in the trial.
of Newcastle) compile studies of massacres, mass killings and atrocities in the context of war and colonization throughout history to illustrate the historical role of these events (as distinguished from genocide) as an accepted consequence of war.
Nowhere in his book does he express any regret for his own policies that sanctioned and advanced the use of contraceptives and the practises of abortion and euthanasia i.e "indifference to human life [and] the justification of mass killing".
Using a thematic approach to synthesize the study of culture and of military and political decision making in World War I, this author argues that there was a "conceptual link between cultural destruction and mass killing" in the war (2).
SIX coroners worked in shifts to identify the nine victims of a mass killing in Fresno,California.
Young men are driven to mass killing by high school status games.
TWELVE bodies believed to be the victims of a mass killing, have been discovered in a ravine in the strife-torn Indonesian province of Aceh.