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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...
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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...
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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,...
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Holodomor – Ukraine’s Genocide by Starvation

The word Holodomor translates to death by hunger or killing by starvation. It is the name given to the genocide carried out by Stalin...
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Mass Killings Under Mao – One of History’s Most Evil Men

In our recent podcast episode Evil Men, we examined the two worst killers of the 20th century. Many listeners were surprised that Hitler was...
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The Great Terror

This post looks at the Great Terror, sometimes called the Great Purge, that Joseph Stalin unleashed upon the Soviet Union beginning in 1936. Learn...
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Biafra Genocide – A Forgotten History

Between 1967 and 1970, an estimated 2 million Igbo Nigerians were killed by the Nigerian military after seceding to form the Republic of Biafra....
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Stages of the Holocaust – The Ongoing History of Genocide –...

In our final episode that looks at the Holocaust in our series Never Again…Again, The Ongoing History of Genocide, JB Shreve and Brian Butler...
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History of Haiti

This article explores the history of Haiti that brought us to the present status. The assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse this week is only...