Genocide in 20th Century

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  • Genocide Timeline

    Genocides 1901-1951 (before 12 Jan. 1951 when the Genocide Convention came in force)

    German Southwest Africa 1904-1908: Genocide of Hereros

    Ottoman Turkey 1915-1923: Ittihad Genocide of Armenians and Assyrians

    USSR 1932-1934: Soviet Genocide/Famine in Ukraine (Holodomor)

    Nazi Occupied Europe 1941-1945: Genocide of Jews (Shoah/Holocaust)

    Nazi Occupied Europe 1941-1945: Genocide of Roma-Sinti (Parajmos)
            


    Genocides Since 1951 (After January 12, 1951 when the Genocide Convention came in force)

    East Pakistan 1971: Genocide in East Bengal
            

    Burundi 1972: Selective Genocide of Hutus in Rwanda
        

    Cambodia 1975-1979: Khmer Rouge "Killing Fields"and Genocide
            

    Guatemala 1981-83: Genocide in the Maya Highlands

    Iraq 1987-88: Anfal Campaign in Kurdistan
         

    Bosnia-Herzegovia 1992-1995: Serb "Etnicko Ciscenje" of Bosnian Muslims.
            

    Rwanda 1994: Akazu "Hutu Power" Genocide of Tutsis

     

    from http://www.preventgenocide.org/edu/pastgenocides/