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Bombing of Plaza de Mayo

The Bombing of Plaza de Mayo was a massacre which took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 16 June 1955. On that day, 30 aircraft from the Argentine Navy and Air Force strafed and bombed Plaza de Mayo square in Buenos Aires, in what remains to t ...

                                               

Adana massacre of 1909

The Adana massacre occurred in the Adana Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire in April 1909. A massacre of Armenian Christians by Ottoman Muslims in the city of Adana amidst the Ottoman countercoup of 1909 expanded to a series of anti-Armenian pogroms t ...

                                               

Massacres of Diyarbakır (1895)

Massacres of Diyarbakır were massacres that took place in the Diyarbekir Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire between the years of 1894 and 1896. The events were part of the Hamidian massacres and targeted the vilayets Christian population – Armenians a ...

                                               

Hamidian massacres

The Hamidian massacres, also referred to as the Armenian Massacres of 1894–1896 and Armenian genocide, were massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire that took place in the mid-1890s. It was estimated casualties ranged from 80.000 to 300.000, ...

                                               

Shusha massacre

The Shusha massacre was the mass killing of the Armenian population of Shusha and the destruction of the Armenian half of the city that followed the suppression of the Armenian revolt against the authorities of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic ...

                                               

Chervyen massacre

Chervyen massacre was one of the NKVD prisoner massacres. More than 1.000 political prisoners from Poland, Belarus, Lithuania were executed by the NKVD near Chervyen on 25–27 June 1941. At the outbreak of the German invasion of the Soviet Union o ...

                                               

Dzyatlava massacre

The Dzyatlava massacres were two consecutive mass shooting actions carried out three months apart during the Holocaust. The town of Zdzieciol was located in the Nowogrodek Voivodeship of the Second Republic prior to World War II. The German autho ...

                                               

Khatyn massacre

Khatyn was a village of 26 houses and 156 inhabitants in Belarus, in Lahoysk Raion, Minsk Region, 50 km away from Minsk. On 22 March 1943, almost the entire population of the village was massacred by the Schutzmannschaft Battalion 118. The battal ...

                                               

Lakhva

Lakhva is a small town in southern Belarus, with a population of approximately 2.100. Lakhva is considered to have been the location of one of the first, if not the first, Jewish ghetto uprisings of the Second World War.

                                               

Naliboki massacre

The Naliboki massacre was the 8 May 1943 mass killing of 129 Poles, including women and children, by Soviet partisans in the small town of Naliboki in German-occupied Poland.

                                               

Pinsk massacre

The Pinsk massacre was the mass execution of thirty-five Jewish residents of Pinsk on April 5, 1919 by the Polish Army. The Polish commander "sought to terrorize the Jewish population" after claiming to being warned by two Jewish soldiers about a ...

                                               

2015 Roye shooting

The 2015 Roye shooting took place at 4.30 pm in a Roma camp in Roye on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 and saw the death of 4 people in a travellers camp; a policeman and three people from the same family. The suspect also seriously wounded a three-year ...

                                               

Dos Erres massacre

The Dos Erres massacre of 6 December 1982 took place in Dos Erres, a small village in the municipality of La Libertad, in the northern Peten department of Guatemala. The name of the village, occasionally given as "Las Dos Erres", literally means ...

                                               

Hernan Cruz Barnica

Hernan Cruz Barnica was a Honduran journalist and activist who hosted a radio program in San Juan de Opoa, in western Honduras. He was murdered on May 28, 2014.

                                               

Los Horcones massacre

The Horcones Massacre was a series of killings centered on the Los Horcones ranch in the department of Olancho, Honduras, in June 1975, in which up to 15 religious leaders, campesinos, and students were killed by the Honduran military. Major Jose ...

                                               

2002 Kaluchak massacre

The 2002 Kaluchak Massacre was a terrorist attack on 14 May 2002 near the town of Kaluchak in the Indian state Jammu and Kashmir. Three militants attacked a Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus from the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh from Ma ...

                                               

Safavid Campaign (1554–55)

The Safavid Campaign of 1554–55 was the final bout of hostilities between the Ottomans and the Safavids during the Ottoman-Safavid War of 1532–55. It was launched by Suleiman the Magnificent, and took place between June 1554 and May 1555. It was ...

                                               

October 2011 Baghdad bombings

The October 2011 Baghdad bombings were a series of bombing attacks that hit the capital of Iraq between the 7 and the 13 of October 2011. The first attacks took place on the 7 October when a magnetic bomb and two IED blasts killed 7 and injured 3 ...

                                               

Camp Liberty killings

On May 11, 2009, five United States military personnel were fatally shot at a military counseling clinic at Camp Liberty, Iraq by Army Sergeant John M. Russell. In the days before the killings, witnesses stated Russell had become distant and was ...

                                               

16 August 2012 Iraq attacks

A series of bombings and shootings occurred in Iraq on 16 August 2012, in one of the most violent attacks since post-US withdrawal insurgency has begun. At least 128 people were killed and more than 400 wounded in coordinated attacks across Iraq, ...

                                               

21 September 2013 Iraq attacks

On 21 September 2013, a series of car and suicide bombings struck the central and northern regions of Iraq, with the largest attack targeting a funeral in Sadr City, a predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad. The attacks left at least 115 de ...

                                               

2011 Tikrit assault

The 2011 Tikrit assault was an attack by the Islamic State of Iraq that took place in the city of Tikrit, Iraq, on the 29 March 2011, while the war was still ongoing. Reuters news agency included the attack in its list of deadliest attacks in 201 ...

                                               

1974 Beit Shean attack

The 1974 Beit Shean attack, which took place during November 19, 1974, was a raid by a squad of three Palestinian militants, belonging to the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine militant organization, on the Israeli city of Beit Shea ...

                                               

2011 southern Israel cross-border attacks

On August 18, 2011, a series of cross-border attacks with parallel attacks and mutual cover was carried out in southern Israel on Highway 12 near the Egyptian border by a squad of presumably 12 militants in four groups. The attacks occurred after ...

                                               

Karni border crossing attack

The Karni border crossing attack was a suicide bombing of January 13, 2005, at the pedestrian/cargo terminal Karni Crossing located on the Israeli Gaza Strip barrier. Six Israeli civilians were killed in the attack and five Israelis were injured ...

                                               

Matzuva attack

The Matzuva attack was a terrorist attack on March 12, 2002 in which two Islamic Jihad militants who infiltrated Israel from Lebanon opened fire on civilian vehicles traveling on the Shlomi-Matzuva road. Six Israelis were killed in the attack and ...

                                               

2007 Nahal Telem shooting

The 2007 Nahal Telem shooting was a Palestinian militant attack which was carried out on December 28, 2007 in which two Israeli soldiers were killed while they were on vacation, when hiking in the Nahal Telem wadi. One of the assailants was kille ...

                                               

Jose Antonio Garcia (journalist)

Jose Antonio Garcia Apac, also known as "El Chino", was a Mexican journalist and editor for the Ecos de la Cuenca in Tepalcatepec, Michoacan, Mexico, when he disappeared 20 November 2006. He is best known for the news stories he published on the ...

                                               

Norberto Miranda Madrid

Norberto Miranda Madrid, also known as El Gallito ", was a Mexican editor, radio show host and online columnist for Radio Vision in Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua state, northern Mexico. He was targeted in the workplace by the Juarez Cartel in an ...

                                               

Victor Perez Perez

Perez was a writer and editor of the magazine Suceso, which was published irregularly in Ciudad Juarez and focused on political reportage and opinion. In June 2008, his father, Candelario Perez Rodriguez, who also worked on the same magazine, was ...

                                               

Operation Dingo

Operation Dingo was a major raid conducted by the Rhodesian Security Forces against the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army headquarters at Chimoio and a smaller camp at Tembue in Mozambique from 23–25 November 1977. Chimoio was a large ZAN ...

                                               

Operation Eland

Operation Eland, also known as the Nyadzonya Raid, was a military operation carried out by operatives of the Rhodesian Selous Scouts at Nyadzonya in Mozambique on 9 August 1976. The Rhodesians claimed 300 ZANLA and 30 FAM soldiers were killed; do ...

                                               

Depayin massacre

The Depayin massacre occurred on 30 May 2003 in Tabayin, a town in Myanmars Sagaing Division, when at least 70 people associated with the National League for Democracy were killed by a government-sponsored mob. In an April 2012 interview, Khin Ny ...

                                               

Kalagong massacre

On 7 July 1945, the Kalagong massacre was committed against inhabitants of Kalagong, Burma, by members of the 3rd Battalion, 215th Regiment and the OC Moulmein Kempeitai of the Imperial Japanese Army. These units had been ordered by Major General ...

                                               

2011 Damaturu attacks

The 2011 Damaturu attacks were a series of coordinated assaults in the northern Nigerian city on 4 November 2011 that killed more than 100 people and injured hundreds more. A spokesperson for the Sunni Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram later clai ...

                                               

December 2011 Nigeria clashes

The December 2011 Nigeria clashes happened in several towns in northern Nigeria in late December 2011, within the context of the Boko Haram insurgency. A major confrontation between suspected Boko Haram members and security forces broke out in th ...

                                               

December 2011 Northern Nigeria attacks

A series of attacks occurred during Christmas Day church services in northern Nigeria on 25 December 2011. There were bomb blasts and shootings at churches in Madalla, Jos, Gadaka, and Damaturu. A total of 41 people were reported dead. Boko Haram ...

                                               

2012 Bacha Khan International Airport attack

The 2012 Pakistan airport attack was a coordinated assault on 15 December 2012, by a team of terrorists who tried to enter Bacha Khan International Airport in Peshawar, Pakistan.

                                               

Giuseppe Burzio

Giuseppe Burzio, born Cambiano, Italy, was a Vatican diplomat and Roman Catholic Archbishop. Ordained in 1924, he enrolled in the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy Class of 1926 and was commissioned into the diplomatic service of the Holy See in ...

                                               

Einsatzgruppe H

Einsatzgruppe H was one of the Einsatzgruppen, the paramilitary death squads of Nazi Germany. A special task force of more than 700 soldiers, it was created at the end of August 1944 to deport or murder the remaining Jews in Slovakia following th ...

                                               

Freiwillige Schutzstaffel

Freiwillige Schutzstaffel was a paramilitary organization in the World War II Slovak Republic. FS was founded in late 1938. Modelled on the German Sturmabteilung and the Allgemeine SS, FS organized members of the German community in Slovakia. It ...

                                               

List of Holocaust transports from Slovakia

During the Holocaust, most of Slovakias Jewish population was deported in two waves - 1942 and 1944–1945. In 1942, there were two destinations: 18.746 Jews were deported in eighteen transports to Auschwitz concentration camp and another 39.000–40 ...

                                               

SS-Heimatschutz Slowakei

From 1943, the agents of the Deutsche Partei of the Slovakian Germans, sent news of partisan activities in Slovakia to Germany. In the summer of 1944, these reports were becoming more common and more specific about the activities of partisans in ...

                                               

Bombo shooting

The Bombo shooting was a mass murder that occurred in Bombo, Uganda on March 9, 2013. The perpetrator, Patrick Okot Odoch, a private in the Uganda Peoples Defence Force, shot and killed nine people in a bar and, while fleeing, a tenth victim. Odo ...

                                               

Kamwenge Trading Centre shooting

The Kamwenge Trading Centre shooting was a mass murder that occurred in Kamwenge, Uganda on 26 December 1994, when police constable Alfred Ogwang shot at revelers in a disco at Kamwenge Trading Centre, killing 13 people and wounding 14 others. He ...

                                               

Murder of Harry Collinson

The murder of Harry Collinson, the planning officer for Derwentside District Council, took place in 1991 at Butsfield, County Durham, England. At the time of the murder, the Derwentside District Council was involved in a dispute with Albert Dryde ...

                                               

Drinsey Nook

Drinsey Nook is a small village in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles south-west from Saxilby, close to the county border with Nottinghamshire. The village sits on the bank of the east of Linc ...

                                               

Sally Ann McGrath

Sally Ann McGrath, aged 22, who lived with her parents in Tower Street, Peterborough, England, was last seen in Cathedral Square, Peterborough at 2.45pm on 11 July 1979, after telling friends at The Bull Hotel that she was heading to the unemploy ...

                                               

Murder of Jong-Ok Shin

Jong-Ok Shin was a Korean English language student living in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. She was murdered in the early hours of the morning of 12 July 2002 as she walked home from a night out with friends. Omar Benguit was arrested for the murde ...

                                               

Murder of Matthew Burns

A native of Castlewellan, County Down, Burns was a fitness disciple, and kick-boxed with Northern Irelands tae kwon do academy. He was a participant in a campaign to have tae kwon do listed as an Olympic sport, and hoped to compete in the Olympic ...