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The Rwanda Genocide – 1994

The 1994 genocide in Rwanda is a stain on world history and international relations. At a time when the western world celebrated the collapse...
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The Silent Genocide – Guatemala’s Genocide of the Mayans

The Silent Genocide is the name given to the Guatemalan genocide of an estimated 200,000 Mayan people in Guatemala. In addition to the 200,000...
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Cold War Genocides – The Ongoing History of Genocide – Episode...

In part 7 of our podcast series Never Again, Again - The Ongoing History of Genocide, JB Shreve and Brian Butler look at four...
Genocides and Mass Murders Since 1900

Genocides and Mass Murders Since 1900

Our list and summary of genocides and mass murders since 1900 - constantly being updated. Throughout our research for the podcast series Never Again,...

Graveyard of Empires – Afghanistan

Afghanistan has long been the graveyard of empires. Throughout history, it seems every great empire and conqueror was enticed to the lands of Afghanistan. One...
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Evil Men – The Ongoing History of Genocide – Episode 6

When we think of genocide and evil, our minds seem to automatically go to Hitler and the stories we looked at from the holocaust...
stalin's mass murders

Stalin’s Mass Murders

In our recent podcast episode Evil Men, from the Never Again…Again – Continuous History of Genocide series, we looked at Mao and Stalin. If...
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History of the Taliban

When the US invaded Afghanistan in 2001, a narrative was quickly developed and sold to a generation that the Taliban were among the most...
the great partition

The Great Partition 1947

Seventy-four years ago this week, India and Pakistan each declared their independence and partitioned the subcontinent into the newly defined nations of India and...
cambodian genocide

Pol Pot and the Cambodian Genocide

In 1975 a communist group known as the Khmer Rouge took control of the small nation of Cambodia. Under the leadership of Pol Pot,...