Tag Archives: Popular violence

India: Partition

Introduction | Atrocities | Fatalities | Ending | Coding | Works Cited | Notes Introduction The push for Indian independence quickly gained momentum following World War II; alongside demands for independence from Great Britain was a second movement to create … Continue reading

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Indonesia: Assaults against the Communist Party

Introduction | Atrocities | Fatalities | Ending | Coding | Works Cited | Notes Introduction In 1957, President Sukarno precipitated an increasingly bitter political standoff, suspending parliamentary rule. He installed a more authoritarian system of “Guided Democracy” into a formulation … Continue reading

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