This is R. J. Rummel’s fourth book in a series devoted to genocide and government mass murder, or what he calls democide. He presents the primary results. Death by Government has 69 ratings and 13 reviews. Kym said: R.J Rummel has gone to great lengths in order to provide case studies of some of histories m. This is R. J. Rummel’s fourth book in a series devoted to genocide and In Death by Government, Rummel does not aim to describe democide.

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The third pulse closer still, and so on. After studying over 8, reports of government-caused deaths, Rummel estimates that there have been million victims of democide in the last century.

People are typed, categorized, and classified into different groups, such as whites, blacks, Asians; or into Christians and Jews; or into communists, leftists, or rightists. Political mass murder grows increasingly common as bovernment power becomes unconstrained. The wavelength of light gives it its color.

R. J. Rummel on Genocide

Extracts, figures, and tables from the books, including his sources and details regarding the calculations, are available online hovernment his website. He received his B.

Related to this, he also criticized the tenure system. Genocide and Mass Murder Since R.

Death by Government: Genocide and Mass Murder Since 1900

All of this killing would now be a crime under the ICC, How much of this is the crime of genocide, however? Jul 23, Jon added it. That was a reply to Alice, in case the non-threading makes this ambiguous.


Those who now fill the nation’s jails, prisons, and detention centers, says the Prison Policy Initiativenumber about 2. They may be forced to wear identifying clothing, symbols on their clothing, or be r.j.dummel in ghettos.

Genocide and State Power. Sweden is abandoning socialism you twit. In English law Voluntary manslaughter Negligent homicide Vehicular homicide.

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. He has spent his career assembling data on collective violence and war with a view toward helping their resolution or elimination. Rummel Limited preview – Under Article 7 such are systematic murder, extermination of civilians, enslavement, torture, rape, forced pregnancy, political persecution, and forced disappearances.

According to the series’ website, [14] Never Again is “a what-if, alternative history For whatever motive, the final decision is made to attack and destroy those in the out-group, or to destroy the group as such.

b I like how taking the power delegated by the people to the government from around 1. Yes, I already know that you guys can’t distinguish 21st century Scandanavia and the s in the Soviet Union. Do you need someone to tell you wrong from right?

This Is the Number of Innocent People Murdered by Governments. Are You Anti-State Yet? –

War is a conflict causing at least 1, battle deaths. It has been successful in finding Mayor Jean-Paul Akayesu, former Prime Minister Jean Kambanda, and businessman and militia leader Omar Serushago, guilty of genocide, among other crimes. Honestly I didn’t think that conclusion was based solely on red shift. A very simple one: Hardly known, however, is that freedom also saves millions of lives from famine, disease, war, collective violence, and democide genocide and mass murder.


The Armenian Genocide, the Holocaust, the Great Leap Forward, all the big democidal events from to are included, with descriptions that are as horrifying as they are strangely enlightening. Consider the huge amount of pointless SWAT raids being used on non violent “law breaking” citizens.

Loyalty to state, ideology or faith always allow one to do the most violent and vile acts with a clear and calculating conscience. Tax cuts are evil. Nah see with a state you get separate moral categories for those crimes. I shall not go on to mention what other eras and regimes that I felt govermment have been included.

But he was also interested in analyzing the effects of regimes that unintentionally, yet culpably, cause the deaths of their citizens through negligenceincompetence or sheer indifference. From what I can gather from your post is that you view this with a lackadaisical attitude because it doesn’t affect you personally. The book is invaluable to clearly show the order of magnitude of the horrors evil of various regimes in the 20th century.