What is massacre?

Some articles on massacre:

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 ... Herman Gooding, was murdered in August 1990 while carrying out an investigation of the massacre ... stated that it is still continuing its investigation of the massacre, but that prospective witnesses had either moved, died or were uncooperative ...
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 ... Collection release gives the title as, variously, The Massacre and The Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve ...
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 International Red Cross Organization ... earliest and the most complete photo evidence of the massacre ...
National Development Front - Criticism
... were implicated in violent incidents such as the 2002 Marad massacre ... of IUML and NDF, a Muslim outfit, were actively involved in the massacre" ... 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
... On July 18, 1982, while General Efraín Ríos Montt was President of Guatemala, a massacre was committed there by government forces during which over 200 people were ... 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 ... In 2000 President Alfonso Portillo admitted that the government was responsible for the massacre in the village ...

More definitions of "massacre":

  • (verb): Kill a large number of people indiscriminately.
    Synonyms: slaughter, mow down

Famous quotes containing the word massacre:

    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)

    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)