Persistence of Genocide


The following events either meet the official definition of genocide or are historical events with genocidal consequences because the impact on the victim group was that of a genocide.

African American Slavery 1492 to 1865

Destruction of the Native Americans 1492 to 1890

Irish Potato Famine 1845 to 1849

Armenian Genocide 1915 to 1923

Ukrainian Famine 1932 to 1933

The Holocaust 1933 to 1945

Rape of Nanjing December 1937 to March 1938

Cambodian Genocide 1975 to 1979

Balkan Wars 1992 to 1995

Rwandan Genocide April 6, 1994 to July 14, 1994

Democratic Republic of Congo August 1998 to present

Darfur Genocide 2003 to present

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