Massacre

  • (verb): Kill a large number of people indiscriminately.
    Synonyms: slaughter, mow down
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on massacre:

The Massacre Of St Bartholomew's Eve - Production - Alternative Titles
... A few original production documents state the name of the serial as The Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve, although this is an anachronism, as the actual massacre took place on St Bartholomew's Day ... Some have noted that as the original French name for the event (Massacre de la Saint-Barthélemy) lacks a day, the title actually refers to the lead up to the massacre itself — that is, the Eve of the ... The BBC Radio Collection release gives the title as, variously, The Massacre and The Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve ...
Moiwana
... The village was the scene of the Moiwana massacre on November 29, 1986, during the Suriname Guerrilla War between the Surinamese military regime, headed by Dési Bouterse and the Jungle Commando led by Ronnie. 1990 while carrying out an investigation of the massacre ... it is still continuing its investigation of the massacre, but that prospective witnesses had either moved, died or were uncooperative ...
National Development Front - Criticism
... in violent incidents such as the 2002 Marad massacre ... Muslim outfit, were actively involved in the massacre" ... Pinarayi Vijayan, said that NDF was involved in the Marad massacre and referred to them as a "terrorist outfit" that executed a "planned mass murder" ...
Plan De Sánchez
... Efraín Ríos Montt was President of Guatemala, a massacre was committed there by government forces during which over 200 people were killed ... The massacre was a part of what is known as the scorched earth policy where the Guatemalan army eliminated up to 200,000 Mayan and indigenous peoples in a 36-year civil ... In 2000 President Alfonso Portillo admitted that the government was responsible for the massacre in the village ...
John Magee (missionary) - Nanking Massacre
... During the Nanking Massacre, Magee was performing missionary work in Nanking and was at the same time the chairman of Nanking Committee of the ... They are the earliest and the most complete photo evidence of the massacre ...

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    The bourgeoisie of the whole world, which looks complacently upon the wholesale massacre after the battle, is convulsed by horror at the desecration of brick and mortar.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    The bourgeoisie of the whole world, which looks complacently upon the wholesale massacre after the battle, is convulsed by horror at the desecration of brick and mortar.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    It is hard, I submit, to loathe bloodshed, including war, more than I do, but it is still harder to exceed my loathing of the very nature of totalitarian states in which massacre is only an administrative detail.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)