pogrom


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the savage killing of many victims

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organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)

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Gorky opens his story by placing the pogrom in a "town in the Volga region" about fifteen years earlier.
In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will attend a synagogue ceremony to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Nazi anti-Jewish pogrom on Crystal Night, reported BNT.A
Between 1935 and 1937 a wave of antisemitic pogroms passed through Poland.
He meticulously reviews primary and secondary sources to produce a comprehensive chronicle and critique both of the pogroms and of the reactions they provoked.
Known for an authoritarian leadership style, Modi's only expression of regret for the pogroms compared them to a car running over a puppy, while he labelled Muslim relief camps "baby-making factories".
"The person who chose to walkout of a government on the question of Gujarat pogrom ithink would really find it hard to take a U-turn considering the fact that all the issues arising out of this pogrom continues to remain unaddressed," he added.
Vladimir Putin lobbed in a linguistic incendiary when he denounced the protests in Ukraine as something "more like a pogrom than a revolution" during a visit to Armenia.
Meir, and Israel Bartal, eds., Anti-Jewish Violence: Rethinking the Pogrom in East European History.
The Kishinev pogrom began on April 19 after Easter Sunday and went on for three days.
I had a conversation at some point with a governor of one of those pogrom provinces: (4) "This will never happen again," he told me when the topic touched on the devastations.
When we thought that we had seen enough of a pogrom directed by the Rakhine extremists and Burmese authorities against the Rohingyas of Arakan state of Burma (Myanmar), we are forced to witness yet another massacre of unarmed civilians in the state of Assam.
historians acknowledge that the brutality of the Kristallnacht pogrom of November 9-10, 1938, aroused widespread outrage against Nazism and some measure of sympathy for Jews.
Kristallnacht 1938 presents new research about the pogrom that took place in cities and towns across Germany while challenging conventional views of the violence.
Nationalist Baruch Marzel and Peace Now finally agree on something: Keep a High Court judge out of Hevron ceremony for victims of Arab pogrom.