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pogrom

puh grom

  • n  organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)

  • PITT: What's a pogrom? It's an anti-Jewish riot.
  • Only after four days and the calling in of the army did the brutal pogrom cease.
  • The war on terror and the 1998-2004 rule of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on a Hindu nationalist agenda which also stoked a Hindu pogrom in Gujarat in 2002 in which 2,000 .
Quotes

  • Gurbax Malhi in Times of India
    In his own statement in parliament June 9, Malhi had said, "In November 1984, an anti-Sikh pogrom of violence, rapes and killings took place in New Delhi and many other Indian cities, resulting in the deaths of thousands more. In June 1985, Air...
  • Ehud Olmert in Reuters
    We are a people whose historical ethos is built on the memory of pogroms,Olmert told his cabinet, according to a statement. "The sight of Jews standing with guns and shooting at innocent Palestinian civilians can only be called a pogrom."
  • David Irving in Jerusalem Post
    Why have [the Jews] been so hated for the last 3,000 years, that there has been pogrom after pogrom in country after country. It's the one question they have been shy of,Irving added.

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