Historical massacres that shocked the world
The worst examples of the indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people
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History has recorded some truly dreadful massacres. Indeed, examples of the indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people can be traced back to antiquity. But some of the worst episodes of wanton bloodletting are far more recent, though no less shocking. For whatever the reason and no matter the cause, each of these shameful acts of mass killing provide disturbing evidence as to what humanity is capable of inflicting upon itself.
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