Collective punishment
Collective punishment is a form of retaliation whereby a suspected perpetrator's family members, friends, acquaintances, sect, neighbours or entire ethnic group is targeted. The punished group may oft...
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My Lai Massacre
The Mỹ Lai Massacre (Vietnamese: thảm sát Mỹ Lai [tʰɐ̃ːm ʂɐ̌ːt mǐˀ lɐːj], [mǐˀlɐːj]; /ˌmiːˈlaɪ/, /ˌmiːˈleɪ/, or /ˌmaɪˈlaɪ/) was the Vietnam War mass killing of between 347 and 504 unarmed civilian...
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Oradour-sur-Glane
The village of Oradour-sur-Glane in Haute-Vienne in Nazi occupied France was destroyed on 10 June 1944, when 642 of its inhabitants, including women and children, were massacred by a German Waffen-SS...
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Dujail Massacre
The Dujail Massacre refers to the events following an assassination attempt against then Iraqi president, Saddam Hussein, on 8 July 1982 in Dujail. Dujail, a town with a large Shiite population and up...
The Battle Hymn of Lt. Calley
"The Battle Hymn of Lt. Calley" is a 1971 spoken word recording with vocals by Terry Nelson and music by pick-up group C-Company.
The song is set to the tune of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic". ...
Order about Family Members of Traitors of the Motherland
The NKVD Order № 00486, signed by Nikolai Yezhov, instructed about repression of wives and children of enemy of the people also known as "traitors of the Motherland, members of Right-Trotskyist spying...
Fang Xiaoru
Fang Xiaoru (Chinese: 方孝孺; pinyin: Fāng Xìaorú) was an orthodox Confucian scholar-bureaucrat of the Ming Dynasty, famous for his continuation of the Jinhua school of Zhu Xi and later for his l...
Zhuang Tinglong Case
The Zhuang Tinglong Case, also known as the Case of Ming [Dynasty] History, was a 1661-1663 Qing dynasty treason case surrounding the publication of an unauthorized history of the preceding Ming dynas...
Lawrence Colburn
Lawrence Colburn is a United States Army veteran who, while serving as a helicopter gunner in the Vietnam War, intervened in the March 16, 1968 My Lai Massacre.Born in Coulee City, Washington, Colburn...
Draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes
The draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes occurred in Iraq and to a smaller degree in Iran between the 1950s and 1990s to clear large areas of the marshes in the Tigris-Euphrates river system. Formerly...
Reprisal
A reprisal is a limited and deliberate violation of international law to punish another sovereign state that has already broken them. Reprisals in the laws of war are extremely limited, as they common...
House demolition in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict
House demolition is a method used by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip against Palestinians and in some cases Israeli settlers. Most demolitions are don...
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Adolf Diekmann
Adolf Diekmann (18 December 1914 – 29 June 1944 Normandy) was Sturmbannführer-SS, commander of the battalion of the regiment of the Fūhrer of the Reich's SS responsible for the Massacre of Oradour-sur...
Boston Port Act
The Boston Port Act (the Trade Act 1774) is an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which became law on March 31, 1774, and is one of the measures (variously called the Intolerable Acts, the Puniti...
Marzabotto massacre
The Marzabotto massacre was a World War II crime against humanity, consisting in a mass murder of at least 770 civilians by Nazis, which took place in the territory around the small village of Marzabo...
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Fourth Geneva Convention
The Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, commonly referred to as the Fourth Geneva Convention and abbreviated as GCIV, is one of the four treaties of the Ge...
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Robert Hébras
Robert Hébras (born 29 June 1925 in Oradour-sur-Glane) was one of only six persons to survive the massacre of Oradour on the 10 June 1944.Marguerite Rouffanche the only female survivor of this mass mu...
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Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions
The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) is an anti-settlement, peace group that describes itself as "an Israeli peace and human rights organization dedicated to ending the occupation ...
Operation Silbertanne
Operation Silbertanne (Silver Fir) was the codename of a series of murders taking place between September 1943 and September 1944 during the German occupation of the Netherlands. The assassinations we...
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Ernest Medina
Ernest Lou Medina (born August 27, 1936) is a former captain of infantry in the United States Army. He served during the Vietnam War and was acquitted in a court-martial of war crimes charges in 1971....
Telavåg
Telavåg or Tælavåg is a village in Sund municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the island of Sotra, about 39 kilometres (24 mi) southwest of the city of Bergen and a...
The Pork Butcher
The Pork Butcher is a novel by English writer David Hughes, first published in 1984 by Constable & Co, and winner of the 1985 WH Smith Literary Award.
Based by the massacre of the inhabitants ...
Iraqi Kurdistan
Iraqi Kurdistan or Southern Kurdistan (Kurdish: باشووری کوردستان, Başûrê Kurdistanê), also known as the Kurdistan Region (Kurdish: هه‌رێمی کوردستان, Herêmî Kurdistan), ...
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Ronald L. Haeberle
Ronald L. Haeberle (born circa 1940) is a former United States Army photographer best known for the photographs he took of the My Lai Massacre on March 16, 1968.Some of the (black and white) photograp...
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Varnado Simpson
Private First Class Varnado Simpson (October 7, 1948 - May 4, 1997) was an American soldier of the US Army who participated in the My Lai Massacre, murdering, torturing and mutilating Vietnamese vill...
Operation Anthropoid
Operation Anthropoid was the code name for the assassination of SS-Obergruppenführer and General der Polizei Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Reichssicherheitshauptamt (Reich Main Security Office, RSHA)...
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Collective responsibility
Collective responsibility also known as "Collective Guilt" is a concept in which individuals are responsible for other people's actions by tolerating, ignoring, or harboring them, without actively co...