Home
Home

'Poisoned Well'
'Poisoned Well

Notes, Sources & Links
Notes, Sources & Links

Go to:
1900s
1910s
1920s
1930s
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
     text

Click here for closer view
"On 1st September 1999 the Australian Federal Court ruled that genocide is not a crime under Australian law. Nulyarimma v Thompson (1999) FCA 1192"

Here are some sample pages.

1900		1936		1968		1999

book text (Notes, Sources and Links to Genocide Sites)

YEAR PERPETRATORS NUMBERS VICTIMS PERIOD
1900 australia 220,000 to 270,000 australian aborigines & torres strait islanders 1788 - ?
1901 amazon rubber companies 200,000 indians 1900 - 1920
1902 brazil 75,000 indians & rubber workers 1900 - 1920
1903 peru 30,000 putumayo indians 1900 - 1931
1904 german south west africa 60,000 hereros 1904 - 1906
1905 united states of america 25,000 to 487,000 filipino peasants, POWs, civilians 1900 - 1905
1906 rumania 15,000 peasants, jews, war victims 1900 - 1938
1907 united kingdom 550,000 to 1,291,000 civilian victims of war, colonialism & foreign intervention 1900 - 1987
1908 bulgaria 19,000 greek macedonians 1908 - 1923
1909 congo free state (brazzaville) 25,000 slave labourers 1900 - 1910
1910 portugal 209,000 forced labourers, famine victims 1900 - 1910
1911 liberia 10,000 forced labourers 1900 - 1987
1912 balkan christians 10,000 balkan muslims 1912 - 1913
1913 austria hungary 27,000 to 52,000 russian POWs, serbians, rumanians 1900 - 1918
1914 chinese boxer rebels 32,000 to 250,000 chinese christians, beijing civilians 1900 - 1916
1915 turkey more than 1,500,000 armenians of turkey 1915 - 1918
1916 armenians 69,000 to 305,000 azerbaijanese, muslim turks, kurds 1909 - 1921
1917 czarist russia 530,000 to 653,000 victims of war, rebellions, massacres, pogroms, deportations & executions 1900 - 1917
1918 russian white armies 285,000 to 800,000 jews, ukrainians, omsk captives, massacre victims, POWs 1918 - 1921
1919 hungary 34,000 to 53,000 war victims, communists, jews, serbs, ujvideks 1919 - 1944
1920 mexico 618,000 to 3,290,000 yaquis; victims of civil war, slavery & deportation 1900 - 1920
1921 turkey 538,000 to 913,000 turks 1919 - 1923
1922 italian fascists 219,000 to 228,000 ethiopians, spaniards, yugoslavs, war victims outside italy 1922 - 1943
1923 communist chinese 1,838,000 to 11,692,000 peasants, landlords, counter-revolutionaries, officials 1923 - 1949
1924 united states of america 281,000 to 1,636,000 victims of indiscriminate urban bombing in World War II; victims of other foreign wars & interventions 1900 - 1987
1925 bulgaria 4,000 bulgarian victims of anti-communist terror 1923 - 1934
1926 iran 10,000 talili 1925 - 1941
1927 portugal 331,000 to 1,851,000 victims of slave labour & massacres in angola, mozambique, guinea bissau, east timor 1926 - 1982
1928 stalinist USSR 3,133,000 peasants & landlords 1928 - 1935
1929 france 338,000 to 422,000 kanaks, chinese, tunisians, algerians, vietnamese, cambodians, madagascans, german POWs 1900 - 1987
1930 mexico 2,000 unarmed demonstrators 1930 - 1987
1931 republican spain 27,000 to 302,000 religious, civil guards, falangists, nationalists 1931 - 1939
1932 stalinist USSR several million ukrainian peasant victims of forced famine 1932 - 1933
1933 nazi germany 5,000,000 to 6,000,000 european jews 1933 - 1945
1934 nazi germany 250,000 to 500,000 roma & sinti (gypsies) 1933 - 1945
1935 nazi germany 220,000 homosexuals 1933 - 1945
1936 nazi germany more than 200,000 severely disabled, chronically mentally ill, aged in nursing homes 1939 - 1945
1937 japan 200,000 to 300,000 chinese in nanjing 1937 - 1938
1938 rumania 383,000 to 604,000 rumainians 1938 - 1948
1939 japan 3,056,000 to 10,595,000 victims of massacres, atrocities, forced labour, forced famines; POWs & internees 1939 - 1945
1940 fascist spain 210,000 to 350,000 civilians, republicans, prisoners, basques 1939 - 1975
1941 croatian ustashi 242,000 to 1,088,000 serbs, jews, gypsies 1941 - 1945
1942 vichy france 32,000 french & spanish civilians, jews, vietnamese, colonial natives 1940 - 1944
1943 stalinist USSR 500,000 to 1,100,000 killed;

more than 5,000,000 deported

balkars, chechens, kalmyks, ingushi, crimean tatars, meskhetians, karachai, kurds, crimean greeks, armenians, khemshils, kabardines 1943 - 1947
1944 nazi germany 2,400,000 non-jewish poles 1939 - 1945
1945 poland 1,583,000 expelled ethnic germans 1945 - 1948
1946 czechoslovakia 68,000 to 510,000 sudetens, germans 1945 - 1948
1947 kuomintang china 10,000 to 40,000 taiwanese nationals February to December 1947
1948 madagascar 10,000 to 80,000 malagasy nationals 1947 - 1948
1949 india 6,000 to 300,000 victims of partition 1947 - 1949
1950 communist china 800,000 to 3,000,000 kuomintang cadres, landlords, rich peasants 1950 - 1951
1951 communist rumania 245,000 to 920,000 political prisoners, forced labourers, camp inmates, peasants 1948 - 1987
1952 cuba (batista) 500 to 20,000 rebels, civilians 1952 - 1959
1953 north vietnam 15,000 catholic landlords, rich & middle peasants 1953 - 1954
1954 communist hungary 27,000 political prisoners, forced labourers, camp inmates 1948 - 1987
1955 india 12,000 to 63,000 naxalites, sikhs, nagas, muslims, ethnic separatists, demonstrators 1950 - 1987
1956 sudan 100,000 to 500,000 non-muslim south sudanese africans 1956 - 1972
1957 communist bulgaria 172,000 to 322,000 bulgarian victims of executions, prison camps, forced labour 1944 - 1987
1958 guatemala 91,000 to 151,000 civilians, peasants, indians, leftists 1956 - 1987
1959 communist china at least 80,000 tibetan buddhists, landowners & nationalists 1959 - ongoing
1960 israel 10,000 lebanese, palestinians 1948 - ongoing
1961 angola 40,000 congo tribes, assimilados 1961 - 1962
1962 algeria 12,000 to 60,000 harkis, french, muslims, OAS supporters July - December 1962
1963 rwanda (hutu) 5,000 to 14,000 tutsi ruling class 1963 - 1964
1964 zaire anti-colonial rebels 20,000 zaireans 1964
1965 indonesia 500,000 to 1,000,000 ethnic chinese, communists, civilians 1965 - 1966
1966 burundi (tutsi dominated government) 103,000 to 205,000 hutu leaders, peasants 1965 - 1073
1967 south vietnam 475,000 civilians in NLF areas 1965 - 1972
1968 china red guards 400,000 to 850,000 victims of cultural revolution 1966 - 1975
1969 equatorial guinea (macias government) 40,000 to 90,000 bubi tribespeople, macias political opponents 1968 - 1979
1970 cambodia (sihanouk) 12,000 khmer rouge 1953 - 1970
1971 pakistan 3,000,000 killed, 25,000,000 raped, 10,000,000 refugees, 30,000,000 displaced people bengalis 1971 - 1972
1972 cuba (castro) 35,000 to 141,000 political prisoners, boat people 1959 - 1987
1973 uganda (amin) 100,000 to 500,000 karamojong, acholi, lango, catholic clergy 1971 - 1979
1974 ethiopia 30,000 politcal opponents 1974 - 1979
1975 nigeria 519,000 to 1,067,000 ibo & other civilians 1966 - 1979
1976 cambodia (pol pot) 800,000 to 3,000,000 buddhists, vietnamese, chinese, muslim cham, laotians, khmers 1975 - 1979
1977 argentina 9,000 to 30,000 leftists 1976 - 1980
1978 burma under 10,000 muslims in border regions 1978
1979 uganda (after amin) 50,000 to 100,000 supporters of amin regime 1979 - 1987
1980 mozambique 500,000? civilians 1980 - 1982
1981 iran 10,000 to 20,000 kurds, bahais, mujahedeen 1981 - 1989
1982 syria 25,000 to 40,000 members of the muslim brotherhood 1981 - 1982
1983 north korea 420,000 to 3,101,000 north korean forced labourers, camp inmates, political prisoners, officials, peasants 1948 - 1987
1984 laos 46,000 to 70,000 laotian camp inmates, hmong 1975 - 1987
1985 angola 100,000 to 200,000 angolan civilians 1975 - 1987
1986 el salvador 20,000 - 70,000 suspected leftists 1980 - 1992
1987 afghanistan 1,000,000 supporters of previous regime; rural supporters of rebels 1978 - 1989
1988 burundi (tutsi & hutus) 15,000 hutus 500 tutsis hutus & tutsis August 1988
1989 somalia 50,000 to 60,000 issak clan 1988 - 1989
1990 sri lanka (government & rebels) 22,000 to 70,000 sinhalese, tamils 1987 - ongoing
1991 papua new guinea 10,000 to 15,000 nasioi & others in bougainville 1990 - 1997
1992 serb military & militia over 200,000 bosnian muslims 1992 - 1995
1993 brazil 1,500 to 2,000 yanomani 1974 - 1993
1994 rwanda (hutus) 500,000 tutsis, moderate hutus April 1994
1995 sudan unknown south sudanese christians, dinkas 1992 - ongoing
1996 bangladesh unknown tribal peoples in chittagong hills 1997 - ongoing
1997 iraq unknown kurds and iraqis 1987 - 2003
1998 serb military & militia unknown ethnic albanians in kosovo 1998 - 1999
1999 indonesia over 200,000 east timorese 1975 - 2001
Return to top of Table Top of Table