Category Archives: Moderation

Colombia: La Violencia

Introduction | Atrocities | Fatalities | Ending | Coding | Works Cited | Notes Introduction Between 1948 and 1958, the Republic of Colombia was the scene of widespread and systematic political violence, known as La Violencia. An estimated 200,000 people … Continue reading

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Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)

Introduction | Atrocities | Fatalities | Ending | Coding | Works Cited | Notes Introduction Even before full-scale war erupted in 1996, the Zaire (country later renamed Democratic Republic of the Congo) was in crisis. President Joseph Mobutu’s kleptocratic rule … Continue reading

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