The Barbaric And Evil World Crimes Today And Throughout History

1650 Words Apr 29th, 2015 7 Pages
One of the most inhumane and evil world crimes today and throughout history is Genocide. Genocide is violence against whole group of people ultimately ending in the complete annihilation of that group or race. This tactic of violence against mass groups of people has been a method used throughout history by people around the world and still exists today. Racism and manipulation fuel this black fire that consumes millions at a time with no mercy. Genocide is an atrocity that is sadly occurring almost everywhere and must be stopped.
Genocide first originated from ancient times when conquerors killed all of the men of the newly controlled lands. Mass killings later evolved into the heretic destruction during the Albigensian Crusade in Europe during the 13th century. Other genocide events fell in line but not as infamous as the Holocaust ran by Adolf Hitler. The Holocaust was the mass killing of Jews after World War 1 as the result of poverty and persuasion by Hitler and the Nazi party. 6 million Jews were killed in the event of the Holocaust that lasted from 1941 to 1945.
Other accounts of genocide later on in history would include some countries in Europe and Africa during the 1990s. In 1992 after the Bosnian revolution in Yugoslavia, The Leaders of the new independent country immediately carried out plans of mass killing against Muslim and Croatian civilizations. By 1995 100,000 victims were killed. This feat of morbid genocide resulted in the first prosecution for genocide…

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