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Governments Routinely Murder Millions

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 21, 2012

 

The worst genocides of the 20th Century

Source: Piero Scaruffi

Mao Ze-Dong (China, 1958-61 and 1966-69, Tibet 1949-50)

49 – 78,000,000

Adolf Hitler (Germany, 1939-1945)

12,000,000 (concentration camps and civilians deliberately killed in WWII plus 3 million Russian POWs left to die)

Leopold II of Belgium (Congo, 1886-1908)

8 million

Jozef Stalin (USSR, 1932-39)

6,000,000 (the gulags plus the purges plus Ukraine’s famine)

Hideki Tojo (Japan, 1941-44)

5,000,000 (civilians in WWII)

Ismail Enver (Turkey, 1915-20)

1,200,000 Armenians (1915) + 350,000 Greek Pontians and 480,000 Anatolian Greeks (1916-22) + 500,000 Assyrians (1915-20)

Pol Pot (Cambodia, 1975-79)

1.7 million

Kim Il Sung (North Korea, 1948-94)

1.6 million (purges and concentration camps)

Menghistu (Ethiopia, 1975-78)

1.5 million

Yakubu Gowon (Biafra, 1967-1970)

1 million

Leonid Brezhnev (Afghanistan, 1979-1982)

900000

Jean Kambanda (Rwanda, 1994)

800000

Saddam Hussein (Iran 1980-1990 and Kurdistan 1987-88)

600000

Tito (Yugoslavia, 1945-1987)

570000

Sukarno (Communists 1965-66)

500000

Fumimaro Konoe (Japan, 1937-39)

500,000? (Chinese civilians)

Jonas Savimbi (Angola, 1975-2002)

400000

Mullah Omar – Taliban (Afghanistan, 1986-2001)

400000

Idi Amin (Uganda, 1969-1979)

300000

Yahya Khan (Pakistan, 1970-71)

300,000 (Bangladesh)

Benito Mussolini (Ethiopia, 1936; Libya, 1934-45; Yugoslavia, WWII)

300000

Mobutu Sese Seko (Zaire, 1965-97)

?

Charles Taylor (Liberia, 1989-1996)

220000

Foday Sankoh (Sierra Leone, 1991-2000)

200000

Suharto (Aceh, East Timor, New Guinea, 1975-98)

200000

Ho Chi Min (Vietnam, 1953-56)

200000

Michel Micombero (Burundi, 1972)

150000

Slobodan Milosevic (Yugoslavia, 1992-99)

100000

Hassan Turabi (Sudan, 1989-1999)

100000

Jean-Bedel Bokassa (Centrafrica, 1966-79)

?

Richard Nixon (Vietnam, 1969-1974)

70,000 (Vietnamese and Cambodian civilians)

Efrain Rios Montt (Guatemala, 1982-83)

70000

Papa Doc Duvalier (Haiti, 1957-71)

60000

Rafael Trujillo (Dominican Republic, 1930-61)

50000

Hissene Habre (Chad, 1982-1990)

40000

Chiang Kai-shek (Taiwan, 1947)

30,000 (popular uprising)

Vladimir Ilich Lenin (USSR, 1917-20)

30,000 (dissidents executed)

Francisco Franco (Spain)

30,000 (dissidents executed after the civil war)

Fidel Castro (Cuba, 1959-1999)

30000

Lyndon Johnson (Vietnam, 1963-1968)

30000

Maximiliano Hernandez Martinez (El Salvador, 1932)

30000

Hafez Al-Assad (Syria, 1980-2000)

25000

Khomeini (Iran, 1979-89)

20000

Robert Mugabe (Zimbabwe, 1982-87, Ndebele minority)

20000

Bashir Assad (Syria, 2012)

14000

Rafael Videla (Argentina, 1976-83)

13000

Guy Mollet (France, 1956-1957)

10,000 (war in Algeria)

Harold McMillans (Britain, 1952-56, Kenya’s Mau-Mau rebellion)

10000

Paul Koroma (Sierra Leone, 1997)

6000

Osama Bin Laden (worldwide, 1993-2001)

3500

Augusto Pinochet (Chile, 1973)

3000

Al Zarqawi (Iraq, 2004-06)

2000

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