They didn’t give them any food when they were on a monthlong journey and many ended up starving. The Khmer Rouge forced them out of their homes and changed their conditions, which ended in many deaths, they intended to destroy members of the
Pol Pot, a leader in the Cambodian genocide that is similar to Hitler in the Holocaust, filled the people with hate of those “tainted with non-Khmer traits,” such as having an education, speaking a different tongue, or having a minority background (Bergin 33-34). These non-Khmers were given the title of the “old people,” and the rest of the community was called the “new people” (Bergin 29). In addition to this, the rich were displaced from their
The infected where placed in quarantines and isolated from the rest of the population. While the contagion theory, blamed the poor for the outbreak, justifying government officials to execute them. Clothing and “other personal items belonging to the victim were burned,” in order to kill the plague (217). Children where forced to leave their parents, who were victims of the plague, behind in order to survive. Many cities filled with the decaying corpses of the Black Death where locked away, and abandoned.
Life for indigenous people became increasingly difficult in the Guatemalan highlands when guerilla groups that resisted the military government hid in the highlands near their homes. The military violently sought out these groups and arrested and killed anyone that they believed was associated with them (“Rigoberta Menchú Biography”). Many of Menchú’s family joined a human rights group called the Comité Unidad Campesina (CUC), which advocated for equal treatment for indigenous people. The government saw this group as an enemy, and over time Menchú’s mother, brother, and father
During the Cambodian Genocide and the Holocaust, the officers beat and prodded the victims that did not meet their expectations and were abruptly displaced from their homes. In comparison to the Cambodians, Germany’s dictator, Adolf Hitler, had one goal to execute all Jews, just like how Pol Pot had a goal to kill all educated Cambodians. Both the Cambodians in the Cambodian Genocide and the Jews in the novel Night were treated similarly because both victims were displaced out of their homes, overworked, mistreated, and starved. Moreover, officers of the genocides starved the victims of the Holocaust and the
Millions and millions of innocent people were massacred for, what appears to be, nothing. The Rwandan genocide is one the most memorable and savage. One million faultless Rwandans slaughtered, like animals, in one hundred days. The Hutu-government of Rwanda was lead by the ruthless , Jean-Paul Akayesu. They declared war on the Tutsis.
The Price family’s politics mirror the politics between imperialist powers and target countries. Just as the majority of imperialist powers disregard the lives and desires of civilians living in their target countries, Nathan Price, the symbol of an imperialist power for the Price family, did not take into consideration any of his family’s needs, eventually resulting in inevitable tragedy and loss of his family. As the perpetuator of numerous injustices against his family, Nathan was blamed for both the tragedy and his own abandonment. While Nathan is to blame for most all of the events in the novel, the narrators of the story feel guilt simply being involved and doing nothing to stop him. The Poisonwood Bible is, comprehensively, a lesson on imperialism portrayed through a long-term, personal
Also, there was always the imminent fear of death. An SS officer could shoot any inmate without reason. Death was the norm in the concentration camp. Many people starved, died of illnesses, or were murdered by the Nazis. They didn't know if they would live to see the next
These stereotypes negatively affected them to not be taken seriously and were often made to live away from white settlers. If, they ever tried to fight back they were called monsters, the Natives were often treated like second class citizens in their own home. Next, when the settlers wanted land from the Natives, they would set up treaties and trade agreements, and if things didn’t go as planned they would ignore the treaty and take what they wanted by force. Eventually, they began kicking the Native people out of their home and they were forced to stay on reservations that lack the resources needed to survive . Approximately, 90% of Native Americans population passed away from disease in
The holocaust resulted in the slaughter killed 5 million Jews and Jew and thousands of others suffering in death camps where they were experimented on and tortured. Innocent people 's lives were lost and ruin. The effect of this monstrosity devastated these people 's lives they watched as Nazi raped and killed their children. The final solution is the Nazi plan to extinguish all of the Jewish. The Nazis established ghettos in poland, Polish and Western European Jews were all taken to Ghettos.
Such as the migrants being forcibly removed from their homes and being forced to live somewhere else with no notice. This was an unfair treatment with the aliens as well as in the same way with the minorities of Cape Town. They should have never been forced to move out of their homes no matter what. This was a direct violation of their Human Rights. Another similarity is how their homes were destroyed once they moved.